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COUNTRY FLAVOURS
HISTORY & INFLUENCES
ICONIC DISHES
Spiceology

Scroll to choose your favourite version of this iconic dish

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Do you smell this? It’s now time to set your kitchen and do the magic…

Do you smell this? It’s now time to set your kitchen and do the magic…

Country flavours

One of our globe’s most ancient spice-producing countries honing their craft of subtle and clever flavour balancing for centuries.  Morocco is a spice mecca and one of the world’s most ancient spice producing countries, honing their craft of subtle and clever flavour balancing for centuries. In Morocco, it is all about combining the sweet and savoury in rich, sumptuous tagine that is prepared uniquely for this remarkable country. The most recognised and important spice blend is Moroccan Ras el Hanout. […]

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History & influences

Moroccan cuisine is known worldwide for its unusual food pairings, exotic flavours, and famed cooking implements. The Moroccan food we see today has been heavily influenced by many cultures and periods in history.
Thousands of years ago, the Berbers formed the dominant ethnic group in Saharan Africa and were responsible for introducing locally grown ingredients into cooking, such as olives, figs and dates. These were predominantly used in the preparation of lamb and chicken and still are today, in the much-loved tagine. […]

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Iconic dishes

One of our world’s most ancient spice-producing countries, Moroccans have been honing their craft of spice blending for thousands of years and influencing many Middle Eastern dishes such as braised Tagines, white bean Loubia and rich Harira soup, all mopped up by mounds of fluffy couscous. Moroccan mint tea, fresh fruit and Chebekia cookies end every meal whilst ice-cold carrot and orange smoothies help combat the effects of the hot climate.

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Spiceology

Known for their love of spices, Moroccans pay a great deal of attention to growing and harvesting the best spices for grinding. Generations of spice farmers have learned the art of spice producing and mixing, and pass it on to the next generation. This is most commonly the case with saffron. Worth more by weight than gold, saffron is the most expensive and highly sought-after spice in the world. 150,000 plants are needed to create just 1kg of saffron.[…]

Worth more by weight than gold, saffron is the most expensive and highly sought-after spice in the world. 150,000 plants are needed to create just 1kg of saffron. […]

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