Food in Morocco – One of World’s Best Cuisines
Food and travel are closely related to each other. You can say it like soulmates. Traveling and finding delicious food is one of the best things to do. Morocco is one of the famous countries especially when it comes to yummy and delicious cuisines. The country is quite rich in a matter of food and most essential thing to know is to recognize about the famous cuisines. The most fabulous thing about it is the serving, the dishes, garnishing, aroma of spices and the experience is out of this universe.
In case you’re planning your holidays to Morocco, there are some special cuisines that you must try. It is a short list that you can go through and try them all on your next Morocco family holidays trip.
Top 5 Famous Cuisines of Morocco
Foodies are always looking for the food, regardless the place. It’s the real craving from inside the heart and it always forces you to try few new things. Same is the case with Morocco, the aroma and the taste are so delicious that one can never hold them back. The seamless thing about it is that allergens are quite uncommon. However, menus are full of the tasty food that will be never enough to satisfy your taste buds.
Tagines have a very different variety, it can be served with a chicken, mutton or beef. Well, the serving in special clay pots is one of the amazing things to cherish. Imagine removing the cover, the aroma is all around you and then you taste it. It’s delicious. A very basic tagine is a chicken cooked with olives and lemon is garnished on the top adding different spices to the dish, it becomes more delicious.
It’s most popular version is with seven vegetables. A stewed chicken, lamb or beef with a variety of vegetables with steamed couscous grains. Local Moroccans treat it as a special dish and are considered as a Friday special cuisine. If possible, try is it at someone’s home as they present the original taste.
A dish prepared with lamb broth, tomatoes, red lentils, chickpeas and other pulses. Garnished with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and coriander leaves. This dish is famous for Ramadan month (the Islamic month of fasting), and if you want to experience a real taste, you’ll find it at street side cheap restaurants.
It’s sweet savoury special dish of Morocco. The chicken is cooked with cinnamon, ginger, pepper and saffron. Then this cooked chicken is layered with a crispy pastry. Sugar is sprinkled on the top and is served with love. The taste is worth trying or you can label it as try once, come again!!
Morocco is also famous for the sweets; the nation has got the amazing taste when it comes to the sweets. Fekkass, pastries, cardamom-infused briouats, puff pastry triangles with the taste of almonds and many other sweet cuisines are amazing to experience.
These are only a few of the cuisines, I knew best about but the country is richer then it is described on the internet. Other famous food is bread and it is almost served with every other dish. You’ll always find freshly baked bread in the towns of Morocco. Go and explore it yourself, apart from the stirring scenery, loving people, it has got a great taste in food too. Some of the dishes are even better than at any other place. You can always look out for your cravings and don’t forget to add mint tea to your list. It can be taken as a morning drink. Forget the red wine and try mint tea, there is no comparison between any of them but mint tea is still more worthy. Take up the main point and try every dish on your own, prefer street cafes because it’s more fun eating and watching people in a cultural country like Morocco.
Decide your luxury morocco holidays anytime and you’ll all the time find these cuisines at any junction of the country. There are some specifications to be considered but overall everything regarding food is amazing in the country. Menus are full of multiple options that one can choose, remember that one dish can have different versions which are also exciting during the decision session that goes around friends.
Maria is here, a passionate traveller and a blogger. I love reading and then writing down my own opinion. So far, I have been in Morocco and want to share my amazing experience with other beginner travellers. My blogs/articles can help others to save them from the hassles of journey.