Morocco Cooking Vacations and Culinary Tours
Morocco has many cuisine influences, thanks to travelers and settlers who came to the region from Mediterranean and Arab countries. Food lovers who visit the area on a cooking vacation will be pleasantly surprised with the range of tastes and flavors such as unrefined olive oils and preserved lemons used in many sauces and stews, as well as the sweet, tasty flavors of dried fruit. Moroccan cuisine is set apart from other Middle Eastern flavors because it uses more spices in authentic dishes. Spices found in the country’s cuisine, including turmeric, cumin, saffron and coriander offer a variety of tastes that pleases most palates.
Couscous, a very well-known dish in Morocco, is often combined with beef, lamb, poultry and seafood found in many authentic Moroccan dishes, including the nationally regarded dish Pastilla, a pigeon meat pie. Tajine, also a Moroccan favorite, is a slow-simmered stew made of lamb, fruits, and plethora of authentic Moroccan spices that will delight individuals exploring culinary tours throughout the region. From kaab el ghzal, a dessert pastry to green tea with mint, individuals taking cooking classes in Morocco will be amazed at the range of techniques and styles offering everything from grilled to sautéed. Culinary vacations and culinary travels to Morocco offers visitors a taste of authentic cuisine, a truly unique blend of flavors, and dishes will surely impress even the most seasoned foodie.