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Spiced Orange is an Easy Moroccan Dessert Recipe

If you are looking for an easy Moroccan dessert recipe then look no further than our featured spiced orange recipe. We provide you with two versions. The simple, Palais Armani Cooking School version and our even easier version of spiced orange. You would be wrong to assume that spiced orange doesn’t sound that exciting. It is very common in Morocco and if it is good enough for a well-regarded cooking school to feature it, then I think it is fairly … Read More

Buying a Handmade Moroccan Rug: What You Need to Know

Thinking of buying a Moroccan rug? Learn about the materials, dyes, and patterns that affect the price of a rug and a few tips on bargaining. We also tell you a couple of places to shop to avoid the high pressure sales pitch. On our tour through the Moroccan desert, we stopped at the local rug cooperative in Tinghir to learn more about Berber culture and rug making. The local Berber ladies use their skills making traditional Berber rugs as … Read More

Learning about the Berber People of Morocco

One of the most amazing days of our Morocco itinerary was the day we spent in a traditional Berber village learning about Berber culture. The opportunity to eat traditional couscous, lamb tagine and learn about the lives of the Berber people in the village firsthand is an experience we will never forget. Greeted by the smell of smoke from the fire and Hanu, Abdul’s mother, a small wisp of a lady that looks very capable, we are made to feel … Read More

A Morocco Desert Tour- Marrakech to Fez via the Desert

Taking the long way from Marrakech to Fez, spending 5 days and 4 nights traveling through the Moroccan desert to arrive in Fez, is highly recommended. The opportunity to get out of the city, see how the Berber’s live and enjoy the scenery including lush green valleys as well as magnificent sand dunes was the highlight of our Morocco trip. If you have more than 3 days in Morocco spend at least one day in the desert, longer if you … Read More

An Easy, Authentic, Moroccan Chicken Tagine Recipe

Magical, mystical Morocco! Our authentic, Moroccan, chicken tagine recipe is full of exotic flavors from this colorful and diverse country. A Moroccan tagine recipe is easy to make with everyday ingredients and you don’t need a tagine pot to make it! Watch our video of a Moroccan, Berber family cooking tagines at home. And, how common are tagine restaurants in Morocco? Well I can answer that one straight off the bat. They’re everywhere and the range of tagines available on … Read More

How to Spend a Lovely 4 Days in Marrakech

Wondering how long to stay and how to spend your time in Marrakech? Here we detail what to do day by day including activities, review Dar Les Cigognes, the riad where we stayed, and suggest where to eat if you have up to four days in Marrakech. Marrakech Morocco’s Red City Mystical, marvelous Marrakech (also spelled Marrakesh). In my mind it is a somewhat exotic destination with a mystique all its own. And honestly, I think that’s why you go … Read More


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