Our top 7 recommended dishes during your travel in Morocco

Top 7 Dishes you should put on your „must try“ list when traveling Morocco

Are you planning on going on a trip to Morocco soon? Or just interested in different cuisines? 
 Well here is a list of dishes we would recommend you to try.


Tajines are slow-cooked savory stews, typically made with sliced meat, poultry or fish combined with vegetables or fruit. The name origins from the pottery that they are made in. Tajines are usually a shared dish, where everyone has their specific corner.
Specialty: Mix of sweet, sour and savory.
Pro tip: Eat with bread and hands but always stay in your corner of the Tajine when shared!

Cous cous

Cous Cous are small steamed balls of semolina (durum wheat), usually served with a stew spooned on top. Properly cooked couscous is light and fluffy, not gummy or gritty. The taste is not to be compared to rice.
Specialty: Gives texture to anything you eat.
Pro tip: Try it out as a „sweet Cous cous“ with milk, powdered sugar, cinnamon and almonds.

Moroccan Eggs

Moroccan eggs are cooked Tomatoes with poached eggs, often times a little spicy with a bit of parsley on top. It is mostly served in a terra-cotta bowl. The different textures of the tomatoes, eggs and parsley make this simple dish something special.
Specialty: very easy to make and good for any time of the day. It’s a Power booster for any surfer!
Pro tip: Eat hot with toasted bread.


Chebakia are strips of dough often rolled to resemble a rose, deep-fried until golden, then coated with a syrup made of honey and rosewater and sprinkled with sesame. It’s a must have in Ramadan. Just keep in mind that it’s very very sweet.
Specialty: Perfect snack to fill you up. Surprisingly cheap.
Pro tip: Best served with Mint tea or Nos Nos (coffee with milk).


Amlous is a thick brown paste with a texture similar to peanut butter, obtained by grinding roasted almond and Argan oil, mixed with honey. Usually served for breakfast or afternoon tea. 
 Specialty: Believed to be very healthy because of the Argan Oil.
Pro tip: Just try it on anything sweet, you can’t really go wrong. Addiction-factor is very high 😉


Msmen is flat bread made with organic wheat flour (or all purpose flour), semolina, oil , and butter. It looks, tastes like a mixture between bread and pancake. The taste does of them not only make them special but also their square shape.
Specialty: Works sweet and savory
Pro tip: Best eaten hot, drizzled with honey or Amlou.

Mint tea

mint tea
mint tea

Green tea prepared with spearmint leaves and sugar. Traditionally made by the head male in the family and offered to guests as a sign of hospitality. Denying a cup/glass of mint tea is often seen as disrespectful.
Pro tip: Perfect for after surfing!

Enjoy your travel and food…hmmmm

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