November, 2014

The Moroccan Leather Poof

Monday, November 24th, 2014

In Marrakech you will see a lot of objects that hold a certain special place in Marrakechi‚Äôs hearts: there is the motorbike, the favourite tool for many locals to get around the city; the tagine pot, the implement responsible for making the country‚Äôs traditional, staple dish and the poof. The poof is a Moroccan leather […]

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The Tagine Pot

Monday, November 17th, 2014

The Tagine (or Tajine) is perhaps the most popular dish in Morocco. It can be found literally everywhere, from the roadside caf√© to the luxury restaurant, and remains a staple meal for both tourists and locals alike. The slow-cooked savoury stew is typically made with sliced meat, poultry, or fish together with vegetables ‚Äď although […]

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The Mystery of the Hanging thread

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Although Marrakech is often known as ‚ÄėThe Red City‚Äô¬†thanks¬†to the pis√©-cement¬†ramparts that surround the old town, once you enter the¬†Medina¬†it becomes clear that Marrakech actually holds a multitude of bright and vibrant colours. We noticed at this point in the ‚ÄėNeedle and Thread‚Äô Medina walk, as you turn south towards the Jemaa el-Fna Square, there […]

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