Marrakech: Cook up Some Tasty Tagine with a Cookery Class

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Learn to cook authentic Moroccan tagines in Marrakech. Shop for ingredients at a souk, learn about the uses of herbs and spices, and cook a typical Moroccan meal with an expert chef. Then, sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor.

Highlights

  • Prepare an authentic Moroccan tagine with an expert chef
  • Learn the Arabic terms for local ingredients
  • Shop for herbs and spices at a local souk, and learn of their importance in Moroccan cooking
  • Enjoy the fruits of your cooking adventure during a lunch in a delightful riad
  • Join a carbon neutral tour, organized and led by an eco-certified tour operator

Description

Get ready for the ultimate tajine experience on this one of a kind tour in Marrakech. From market to plate, you’ll learn how to whip up a tajine from scratch, using ingredients from the famous Marrakech souks. The best part of it all? You get to devour your tajine after you’ve made it! Stroll among the locals as you select the meat, vegetables, herbs, and spices that form the basis of Moroccan cuisine. Learn how spices are used, and about their historic importation to Morocco over thousands of years. Discover homegrown ingredients, such as saffron from Taliouine, mint and olives from Meknes, and oranges and lemons from Fez. Then, during your hands-on cookery class, an expert chef will teach you how to make traditional dishes central to Moroccan meals. Among the most famous Moroccan dishes are couscous, pastila, tagine, tanjia, and harira. Although the last is a soup, it is considered a dish in itself, especially during Ramadan, and is often served with delicious local dates. Once you have prepared your tagine meal, sit down to savor the delights of your cookery class in the delightful surroundings of a typical riad. Afterwards you will be transferred back to your hotel, armed with your own exclusive Moroccan recipes to try at home.

Includes

Local English-speaking guide Cooking class Lunch (Tajine, Moroccan salad) Moroccan tea Recipe sheet

Important Information

  • This tour is carbon neutral, operated by a B Corp certified company committed to using travel as a force for good
  • Dress standards are more conservative in Morocco than in most Western countries. Shoulders, knees, and cleavage should be covered at all times
  • Wearing shorts or low-cut tops and showing your midriff is not recommended, as it will restrict your entry into buildings, including private homes, and is considered disrespectful
  • Long, light-colored, lightweight-sleeved shirts, trousers, and skirts are preferred

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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