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Cuisine of Marrakech for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Marrakech, Morocco Moroccan cuisine is one of the most popular in the world. It features plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, inimitable spice and herbs as well as sea foods specialities and meat delicacies. One of the most popular ethnic treats is still couscous and each culinary expert cooks the dish following variant recipe. Traditionally couscous is eaten without flatware – commonly one uses three fingers of the right hand to eat the dish.
Marrakech is a city located in the heart of Morocco. This is one of its most important cultural centers. It was founded in 1062 by Yusuf ibn Tashfin, who was the representative of the … Open
Meat dishes gourmands will be much enthused with plenty of kebab sorts which may be tried as in upscale gastronomy establishments so in small street cafés. One should definitely try grilled lamb called Mechoui. This popular meat treat is cooked only in the oven. The meat turns as tender and toothsome as it just melts in the mouth.
The most common sort of dessert is the marshmallow. The sweet treat is made in hundreds of varieties. The almond marshmallow is considered to be typical of Marrakesh. The sweet nut treat features specific and original taste. Considering traditional local treats of Marrakesh, tajin is most worth noticing. The treat has got its name from a crock as this is exactly the crockery the local people prefer to cook beef in. Copyright
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Before cooking the meat is pickled then the beef is stuffed in crocks and long stewed in the oven. Tajin is one of those treats which are richly added with herbs and spices during cooking as these give the meat inimitable shades of flavors. Marrakesh folks enjoy an ethnic drink being sweet mint tea. Local people can drink up to 10 cups of this refreshing and recharging drink per day. Remarkably as it is, but a hot mint tea is the best means to cope with extreme heat.
Marrakech Vegetarian and healthy diet fans will esteem the local cuisine as well as each ethnic cuisine restaurant offers a rich selection of vegetable stews and fresh vegetable salads. Moroccan cuisine is also famous for various fruit desserts. The desserts will turn the greatest gastronomy discovery of the Marrakesh tour for tourists keeping to a diet. To hunt some culinary masterpieces one should set off not only to upscale restaurants but to local markets as well. The market stands are sinking in sweets, home cooked pastry and other delicacies. Many tourists give preference to open markets as consider them to be exactly the places to find some genuine ethnic treats.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Marrakech and surroundings

Where to go for dinner in Marrakech: recommended cafe and restaurants

Dar Marjana
Where: 15 Derb Sidi Ali Tair, Medina, Marrakech; Telephone: +212 (0)524 38 51 10;
Ksar El Hamra
Where: 28 Riad Zitoun el-Qadim, Marrakech; Telephone: +212 (0)524 42 76 07;
Where: 55 Boulevard Zerktouni, Gueliz, Marrakech; Telephone: +212 (0)524 43 40 60;
Le Pavillon
Where: 47 Derb Zaouia, Bab Doukkala, Medina, Marrakech; Telephone: +212 (0)524 38 70 40;
Casa Lalla
Where: Riad Zitoune Lakdime, 16 Derb Jamaa, Medina, Marrakech; Telephone: +212 (0)524 42 97 57;
Dar Moha
Where: 81 Dar el Bacha, Medina, Marrakech; Telephone: +212 (0)524 38 64 00;
Le Foundouk
Where: 55 Souk Hal Fassi, Kaât Bennahid, Marrakech; Telephone: +212 (0)524 37 81 90;
Djemaa El-fna
Where: Djemaa El-fna, Marrakech;

Unique sights around Marrakech

Medina of Marrakesh

From the series “The Unesco World Heritage Sites in Africa”
The central square of Medina is Djemaa el Fna, life on which does not freeze literally for a minute. This is the largest place in Africa. Today it is hard to imagine that in this picturesque and busy square criminals were executed a few centuries ago. Here you can always meet sellers of sweets and water, as well as acrobats and dancers who present their talents. The most interesting act begins on the square at dawn, when it turns into a huge open-air restaurant. There are mangal and vats everywhere, in which traditional national dishes (meat and rice) are cooked. … Read further

National cuisine of Morocco

Historically, Morocco was located at the crossroads of world trade routes. Formed under the influence of different cultures, the cuisine of this country today employs a combination of all kinds of products. It requires the use of fresh vegetables, cereals, fruits and spices, meat and seafood – pretty much everything that abounds in the land of Morocco. A lot of fish can be caught off the coast of the country. The inhabitants of the mountains obtain their meat from livestock and poultry. The Moroccans hold in high esteem their different varieties of peas, with the most popular among them being chickpeas, otherwise called Turkish peas or Shishas. There are also soybeans, lentils and beans. Despite the abundance of seasonings, there are a few hot dishes in the Moroccan menu with the exception of “Harissa”, a paste prepared from hot chili pepper, garlic, olive oil and salt. The peculiar combination of sharpness and sweetness is the main secret behind the appetizing and subsequent appealing nature of Moroccan cuisines.  … Open
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