Posts Tagged ‘moroccan riad’

Handmade Moroccan confectioneries

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

As well as simply being delicious, Moroccan confectioneries are encompassed by important cultural significance from the very first stages of their production to their final destinations on the tables of families.

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For the love of art

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

History and art are the two words that best describe the Red City, the latter evolving very much in time. You can find handmade objects in all the souks in the city, especially in the Medina, where the touch of the bygone times is present at every corner, and the city has not lost its […]

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Ramandan, a time of spiritual reflection

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

If you plan to visit Marrakech during Ramadan, you should know that this is the most important religious event celebrated by the Islamic world and it takes place during the ninth month of the year, according to the Islamic calendar. ¬†The term Ramadan finds its roots in the Arabic word ‚Äėramida‚Äô, meaning scorching heat or […]

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A Mococcan Berber treasure: Argan oil

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

In the south west of Morocco near the bohemian town of Essaouira, is a small area of upmost national importance and pride that houses the source health and cosmetic excellence plus anti desert encroachment: The argan trees Moroccan organic argan oil. Moroccan argan oil is now used widely throughout the world after being truely discovered […]

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Street Food – A Moroccan pizza

Monday, March 18th, 2013

A delicious street food pizza made the Moroccan way brings back locals‚Äô memories of female relatives rising before anyone to prepare this very simple but wholesome pancake. Msemen or rghaif is a simple thick square pancake enjoyed at breakfast tables and small female led cafes throughout the country, cooked very traditionally directly on a hotplate […]

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The Moroccan Family

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

A common site. Two men walking leisurely through the streets of Marrakech, deep conversation, not meaning to get to any destination fast but tightly embraced hand to hand as they pass. Although becoming slightly dated and seen more so in the older generations, the Arab custom of same sex couples holding hands is an honor, […]

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The Good People of Marrakech

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Permently parked by Bab (gate) Doukkala in a very temporary looking outdoor office sits Mohamed who is the man people go to from Marrakech to have their plastic needs fulfilled. Laminating passport, drivers licences or one of the many many documents needed to successfully fulfill a visa application to almost anywhere outside of Morocco, can […]

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