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Cooking class experience in Fez
With our cooking class experience in Fez, we will take you to live an unforgettable day with us and you will become part of a Moroccan family.
Eating, drinking and being hospitable is part of Moroccan culture, with our cooking class experience in Fez, we will take you to live an unforgettable day with us, come to cook with us and be part of a Moroccan family for a few hours.
History and influences
Thanks to the remarkable diversity of influences, Moroccan cuisine is considered one of the most important in the world.
In Moroccan dishes you can find a lot of traces of colonizers and immigrants who have left traces throughout the history of the country; just to cite a few examples of such influence; the cuisine of the first inhabitants, the Berbers with the famous Tajine and Couscous, the Arab invasion brought spices, dried fruits and walnuts, the moors with olives and olive juice, the Ottoman Empire introduced the “barbecue” kebabs in Moroccan cuisine, the French and Spanish colony also introduced the culture of coffees, cakes and wine, among other elements present to today on every table.
In our cooking class in Fez, we will see a great variety of authentic Moroccan dishes.
In each Moroccan dish you will find these elements:
The base: Vegetables, meat and fish.
Herbs: Parsley and coriander are the most used herbs in Moroccan cuisine.
Oils: Olive oil and argan oil.
Scented water: Rose water, orange water.
Dried fruits and nuts: The first specialty of the country are dates, figs; prunes, dried apricots.
Olives: You will find three types of olives in Moroccan cuisine: black, green and red, but with an infinite variety of flavours and aromas.
Vegetarian friend; We also have a vegetarian cooking class available with a special vegetarian menu.
What are the eating habits of Moroccans?
Breakfast: Most of Moroccans eat bread with black olives or olive oil and a cup of tea, and many types of Moroccan crepes
Lunch: It is the most important meal, the whole family sits around a low table in the living room, the dishes usually consist of a variety of salads, spicy olives or with herbs and a main dish depending on the day, Tajine, Couscous is usually on Fridays, vegetables.
Dinner: Usually low key, they prepare a soup or some light dishes.
Main dishes in our cooking class in Fez (You have to choose one):
- Harira soup
- Vegetarian dishes
If you want to discover Moroccan cuisine and taste the delicious dishes, nothing better than doing it with your hands during your cooking class in Fez.
For the Fez cooking class, your guide will take you to one of the famous Fez families house, known for their skills in cooking local food, but first there will be a visit to the market located in the medina; he will give you all kinds of explanations about the ingredients, then, in the home, you will be part of the team of the chef, who knows thousands of stories and anecdotes to tell you during the class, at the end of the experience you will have the opportunity to taste the full menu and enjoy a Moroccan tea.
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Our guides will coordinate with the group the days before the cooking class.