Moroccan food with a vege twist & more | Ayaso Concept Store, Marrakech

Monika has lived in Marrakech for more than a decade now. Her passion for healthy lifestyle, helping people, and organic food has inspired her to create a wonderful place in the heart of Gueliz, the French district of the noisy city of Marrakech. Monika, just like me, is a Polish blogger based in Morocco. We […]

Friture, deep fried seafood

Where To Eat Lunch In Casablanca | Budget & Luxury Options

If you are looking for great places to eat out in Casablanca, I’ll share my favorite ones with you! I think that all of them are worth trying – some of them will fill your stomach without emptying your wallet, while the others will spoil your taste buds with sophisticated dishes. All the places are […]

Vegan & Vegetarian Foods in Morocco (Where to Eat + Recipes)

  Moroccan food is one of my favorite cuisines in the world (right next to Middle Eastern food!) I love cooking Moroccan soups, tagines and other dishes. Thanks to the variety of fresh vegetables that are available in the country, you can eat healthy food all year long. Both, meat lover and vegetarians will find […]

The Port In Casablanca

The port of Casablanca is one of the main economic spots in the city, but the locals also know that they can go there for a Sunday lunch with the family or buy fresh fish from the fishermen. There are a couple of restaurants and bars in the port, but to find the cheapest and […]

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Original Gift Ideas For People Who Love Morocco

Books & Arabic Courses Online Darija (the Moroccan dialect) is not the most spoken language in the world so it’s not that easy too find books or schools teaching it – especially if you don’t live in Morocco. Luckily, Amazon is full of such books and you can get them here! You can also buy […]

Home made couscous in the making

6 Ways To Be A Marrakech Insider By Amanda From MarocMama

  Insider’s Survival Guide to Marrakech By Amanda Ponzio-Mouttaki from MarocMama Blog Marrakech gets a bad rap but it’s the only place in Morocco I’d ever want to live. Sure it’s crowded, busy and there’s always some hustle but there’s a lot more to this city than what’s on the surface. If your only experience […]

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“Amal” Women’s Training Center And Moroccan Restaurant In Marrakech

Amal in Arabic means “hope” Hope for a better life and independency. Amal was founded by Nora Fitzgerald, an American born in Morocco, to help the women who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and had no chance to attend school and become independent. Thanks to the various trainings at Amal, they get to polish their social […]

Marrakech Food Tour With MarocMama & MarocBaba

Marrakech Food Tour With Amanda From MarocMama Blog

Avoiding tourist scams in cities like Marrakech is pretty hard for a newbie and requires lots of skills even from the most savvy travelers. I am based in Casablanca, I know it inside out, and even though I’ve been to Marrakech at least 15 times, it used to scare the sh*t out of me. I […]

Are You a Newbie In Casablanca?

Casaouis will understand… A question to foreigners living here and to born Casaouis, can you relate to this: you see a foreign-looking person and you can say whether they live here or it is their first time in Casablanca/Morocco/Africa? I bet you can. It’s an built-in radar that lights up each time you see a […]

10 Typical Moroccan Foods For Backpacker’s Budget

  Budget travel becomes more and more popular. We try to save money on transport, accommodation and food. Here is a list of delicious Moroccan foods that won’t be painful for your wallet and will fill up your stomach. Both, vegetarians and meat eaters will find something for themselves! There are also some propositions for […]

Bissara Recipe – Moroccan Fava Beans Soup / Dip

Bissara is a Moroccan soup, usually eaten in winter and during cold evenings. It’s very healthy, easy, and stuffing. You can make it more creamy by not adding any water after cooking or more liquid by adding more water. If you like beans, that’s a meal for you. This recipe serves around 5-6 big portions. It […]

What Are The Typical Moroccan Dishes? – Guide To Moroccan Food

  Tajine. First word that foreigners grasp in Morocco. Ok, but what actually this tajine is?? There are as many tajines as regions in Morocco. Beef with dried plums, lamb with apricot, chicken with lemon, chicken with vegetables, minced beef and egg, eggs with tomatoes… And more! Cuisine of Morocco is highly diversified. Moroccan coast […]

What Is Life In Morocco Like? – Interviews With Moroccans And Foreigners

  I love hearing other people’s opinions about Morocco and generally about their experiences in different countries. It always makes me look at things from a new perspective, see the life from a different angle. I asked some of my friends and acquintances to express their mind about living in Morocco. Some answers were surprising… […]

Hello Darija! Lesson #3 – Eating Out

Series of short lessons in collaboration with HelloDarija. How it works?I provide you with several words and phrases in a certain topic + conjugation of one verb related to the topic. One lesson = one topic. Next, you go to http://hellodarija.com to practice your newly acquired vocabulary and learn how to use them in conversations. Everything for free. Good luck!  KLA ‘to […]

5, 20, 100 Dirham Shopping In Morocco

Many of you ask me how expensive the food is in Morocco, travel tickets or clothes. Here is a quick reply and some simple examples of what you can buy with certain amount of dirhams:) What can you buy in Morocco for: 5 dhs (40 euro cents) • 2 kilos of oranges for juice • bus […]

What Are The Traditional Moroccan Drinks?

from left: mango-strawberry, panache, exotic, strawberry There are certain drinks that you have to taste once in Morocco! Everybody can find something for themselves: from variations of milk to minty or fruity drinks. Check out my guide and don’t miss any of them! I wasn’t aware of such a big choice of Moroccan drinks , […]

RAMADAN AMBIENCE IN MOROCCO

photo of Hassan II Mosque taken by Youssef Amaaou I was told that Ramadan is a magical period when everything changes; the busiest streets in the town are empty, the nastiest men become humble and the noisiest grandmas close their mouth. That’s absolutely true. I was also told that travelling during Ramadan is useless. That’s […]

CULINARY ORGASM IN CASABLANCA – FOOD TOURS

If you’re looking for paradise for senses, omnipresent scents, loud voices, honking cars, rainbow-colored, aromatic spices and intensive oil perfumes like from the 1000 and One Nights, Morocco is definitely a destination for you. If you’re a foodie seeking culinary orgasm, love spicy meat, fluffy bread, and sweet sticky pastries Morocco will undoubtedly meet your expectations. […]

TRAVEL TIPS FOR MOROCCO THAT YOU WON’T FIND IN GUIDEBOOKS

Guidebooks are among my favorite types of books. They give you insight into the local culture, habits, traditions, language, do’s and don’ts. However, they rarely provide you with details on how to handle things, how to interact with the locals, where to eat etc. Here is my subjective guide to Morocco. Tip #1 The dirtier […]