Tag Archive 'Moroccan Food'

Wordless Wednesdays….


“Hibernation is a state of inactivity and metabolic depression in animals, characterized by lower body temperature, slower breathing, and lower metabolic rate. Hibernating animals conserve food, especially during winter when food is short, tapping energy reserves, body fat, at a slow rate.” – Wikipedia Do you think it’s possible for humans to experience the same […]

Wordless Wednesdays….Chellah Ruins, Rabat


Wordless Wednesdays, Fountains and Tassles…..


Wordless Wednesdays…..Kasbah des Oudayas, Rabat

Strawberries and snow……

There has been an unlikely combination of events and food in our life over the last week, things that shouldn’t rightly be together but just happened to be….snow and strawberries…   Morocco seems to have joined the rest of the Northern Hemisphere in the big chill and this last weekend we had a great time […]

Comfort Food…..

Happy New Year everyone!! May it be a wonderful year for all of you and your families! Well back to school, back to life and back to normality for us here in Morocco. It was a very short break for us but we did manage to do a day trip or two and a quick […]

Mozambique Part 4 – Frango Piri Piri

Shopping in rural Mozambique generally means going down to the local market and selecting the best of what’s on offer. Usually chickens and a range of fresh vegetables are available in most places. One of the dishes that is synonymous with Mozambique for me has to be Piri-Piri Chicken or Frango Piri-Piri as it is […]

Saturdays and Sailing Ships…..

One of my favourite places in Rabat has to be down on the promenade on the banks of the Bouregreg River, where you look up at the Kasbah des Oudaias. It’s the amazing walls of the Kasbah looming over the river…  the little boats ferrying people between Salé and Rabat for 1 Dh,  the children […]


Whichever way you prefer to spell it, Tagine along with couscous, has to be one of the dishes most synonymous with Moroccan cuisine. In Morocco it is mostly spelt tagine. Couscous is traditionally prepared on Fridays, whilst tagine is eaten pretty much on a daily basis. Tagine refers both to the pottery dish with a […]

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