1 11, 2021

Sephardic Jewish Food in Morocco

2021-10-31T20:54:45+01:00November 1st, 2021|

The North African Jewish cuisine of Morocco is influenced not only by Jewish traditions but also the Mediterranean and Arabic cultures that surround them.  During Spain's infamous Inquisition, Jews were forced to flee the country for more welcoming shores.  Many of these refugees landed [...]

28 06, 2021

Sellou The Traditional Moroccan Ramadan Recipe

2021-08-01T21:16:41+02:00June 28th, 2021|

Sellou, an unbaked Moroccan sweet made from toasted unhulled sesame seeds, fried almonds, and flour that has been browned in the oven. Sellou is traditionally served during Ramadan with Harira and after childbirth, when there's a greater need to restore energy and maintain good [...]

5 04, 2021

Moroccan Skhina Recipe

2021-04-05T19:16:51+02:00April 5th, 2021|

Moroccan Skhina Recipe: For Moroccan Jews, the end of the Passover holiday is not complete without a Mimouna feast; and at its centre is Skhina.  We can largely consider Skhina to be the Jewish version of Moroccan tajine. There’s one process to make it [...]

6 01, 2021

Cracked wheat Soup (dchicha dyal zraa’)

2021-01-12T13:17:47+01:00January 6th, 2021|

The Moroccan Cracked wheat soup makes the perfect light supper on a night when you’re not in the mood for much fussing in the kitchen but want something hot, delicious, and satisfying. The measures below yield a somewhat peppery broth; reduce the ginger and [...]

3 09, 2020

Moroccan Mrouzia Recipe

2020-09-03T16:52:12+02:00September 3rd, 2020|

Moroccan Mrouzia Recipe: Moroccan Mrouzia Recipe is an old and traditional Moroccan Tagine of meat, raisins, almonds and honey, widely spiced and sticky sweet. It’s our must dish to prepare days after Eid al Adha when extra meat is on hand from the Eid [...]

5 12, 2019

The Amani wishing trees

2020-04-30T16:08:16+02:00December 5th, 2019|

How traditions are mixed and reinvented at the palais amani. The end of year olive trees make a wish come true, if you are the lucky one to add the first decoration. The amani wishing tree tradition has been created by the staff at the Palais Amani, and its magic is contagious.

7 10, 2019

Honeyed Cardoons

2019-10-07T17:43:28+02:00October 7th, 2019|

What are cardoons? Cardoons are closely related to artichokes and are part of the thistle family. Unlike the artichoke, where you would eat the flower bud, the stems are the tasty part of a cardoon. Cardoons take some careful prepping, but they're definitely worth the [...]