• Riad Mouna
    Marrakech,  Travel

    Riad Mouna Review

    Riad Mouna, a humble yet alluring riad in the heart of Jemaa el-Fnaa. I grew a love for this riad as I stayed there the two times I visited Marrakech. The riad is no La Mamounia or El Fenn but it has the greatest perk of being located in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the red city. And it’s a beautiful and traditional riad with a loving staff. You can’t go wrong with that.

  • couscous
    Dinner,  Food,  Lunch

    Instant Pumpkin Couscous

    Ah couscous, the one dish that reminds me of Al Maghreb. A popular dish in North Africa, couscous consists of little balls of durum wheat semolina. It is believed to have been cooked by Berbers as early as 238 to 149 BC. Today, the popularity of couscous has made it’s way to France. Although instant couscous takes a few minutes to make, the best way to make traditional couscous is steaming it in a couscousiere. You can add different ingredients including zucchini, pumpkin, lentils, and carrots. Pair it with a tagine and a spoon of stew poured on top, you’ll be hooked. The recipe below is based off of instant…

  • Kefta Tagine
    Dinner,  Food

    Kefta Tagine with Eggs

    Making any tagine can seem like an intimidating task for many. Now, add poached eggs and the perfect tomato sauce. Exactly. It’s one of those recipes that I wanted to refrain from trying but couldn’t due to how delicious it was. Like plenty of other Moroccan recipes, the Kefta Mkaouara¬†requires various ingredients and dedication. Traditionally, the dish would be prepared in a tagine but if a tagine isn’t available a deep wide skillet would work too. Now, let’s get to making this dish.

  • Chefchaouen,  Morocco,  Tips,  Travel

    3 Tips for visiting Chefchaouen

    Chefchaouen, or the Blue Pearl as many call it, was definitely a great place to visit. The medina, the Rif Mountains, and even the Turkish bathrooms were all amazing experiences. Now, there are some things that we will be better prepared for next time and one of them has to do with the Turkish bathroom. To make this a convenient trip for our readers, we have shared our three main tips on how to make the most of visiting Chefchaouen.

  • Dinner,  Food

    Moroccan Harira Soup

    With this rain today, one can only wish to stay home by the fireplace sipping hot chocolate or even sipping soup. One soup that gets me every time is Moroccan Harira soup. For those who don’t know, it’s a Moroccan soup filled with lentils, chickpeas, and tomato goodness.

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