Marrakech is a favorite destination for travelers from all over the world. In addition to its architectural beauty, the warmth of its inhabitants, it is also the perfect city to discover the best dishes of Moroccan gastronomy.
When you think about a trip to Marrakech, you always dream of delicious vegetable Tajines, fine semolina couscous or smoky mint tea ... But the Moroccan cuisine does not stop there! Pancakes with honey, candied lemon dishes, golden briouats ... You can taste delicious specialties at every street corner of the city: from the small shop in the medina to the chic Guéliz restaurant! And to avoid going home empty handed, consider taking a cooking class in Marrakech and buying spices at the souks of Marrakech. You will undoubtedly be captivated by colorful stalls of spices and the powerful scent of freshly picked herbs. The spice merchants will be happy to share with you the secrets of Moroccan cuisine, so do not hesitate to glean some recipes!
One of the main characteristics of Moroccan cuisine is its richness in aromas, fruit of the various spices used. As you stay in Marrakech, you will discover the museums, gardens, curiosities that are found only in Morocco as the Place Jemâa-el-Fna and its thousands of treasures but you will also want to do a quick tour of the most popular Moroccan dishes.
The whole world knows it, many have even revisited but nothing beats a delicious couscous with 7 vegetables, chicken, mutton or beef carefully prepared by the expert hands of a cordon bleu. The flavors of couscous are unparalleled making it one of the best specialties of Moroccan gastronomy but especially one of the most appreciated in the whole world.
The Rfissa is a traditional Moroccan dish divine and unknown, unfortunately for tourists! it is nevertheless a classic of Moroccan cuisine. It is usually prepared for special occasions such as after birth, on the 3rd and 7th day. To prepare the Rfissa, it is necessary to cook Trides which are like fine pieces of msemen. The msemen, do you see what it is? This thick and fat yellow cake that is found in the streets of the medina ... Yes? For a good organization, I recommend you to prepare the trides the day before like this you are calm the day-J for the sauce of the dish and the chicken.
If we want to treat Moroccan cuisine in Marrakech, we can not do it without tanjia Marrakechia. An authentic Moroccan dish and quite delicious that inherit the marrakechis of their ancestors and which will remain present in the traditions of the Moroccan gastronomy. Tanjia Marrakchia, the typical dish of the Marrakech region. At the bottom of an oval shaped dish, the mutton seasoned with saffron and cumin, cook for hours in the embers.
As for dessert, let yourself be tempted by Moroccan pastries: with peanuts, crushed almonds, sesame, pistachios or dates, in the form of biscuits or soaked in honey, pastries are the pride of Marrakchis. Briouates, seffa, batbot, beghrirs, chebbakias, and other ghoribas, the list is infinite! If you want to discover the secrets of traditional Moroccan cuisine, many cooking classes exist in Marrakech.
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