Shopping in Morocco Souks

Shopping in Morocco Souks and craft traditions, buy souvenirs in Souks – markets – which are a major feature of Moroccan life, and among the country’s greatest attractions. They are to be found everywhere: each town has its special souk quarter, large cities like Fes and Marrakech have labyrinths of individual souks (each filling a […]

The Appetizing Moroccan Tajine

The Appetizing Moroccan Meal Tajine Like Paella or casserole, the word tajine strictly refers to a vessel rather than to the food cooked in it. A tagine is a heavy ceramic plate covered with a conical lid of the same material. The prettiest tajines, decorated in all tajines for actual use are plain reddish-brown in […]

The market of Marrakesh

The market of Marrakesh…Never underestimate what you might find in the souk. From Art Deco gems in Marrakech’s collectibles market to a 1950s food processor in Casablanca’s junk market, a fascinating array of items washes up in these bastions of the unexpected. Weekly markets, to which farmers and their families flock, are awash with livestock, […]