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. […]