The word "tagine" refers to both a ceramic piece of cookware and the stew-like dish that is prepared within it.
Mint tea is a Moroccan tradition. Read about the Moroccan tea ceremony. Links to a recipe for Moroccan Mint Tea.
Moroccans preserve lemons by pickling them in lots of salt and their own juices. They add a salty, distinctive lemon flavor to many Moroccan dishes.
Learn about Moroccan food traditions at Eid Al-Adha, the most important holiday in Islam. Sometimes called Eid Al-Kabir – the Big Holiday – it is also known as the Festival of Sacrifice.
This is a list and description of the different spices you're likely to encounter while making Moroccan foods.
Humane Islamic guidelines for slaughtering an animal.
Learn which four basic spices are essential to many tagines and stews. Find out what other spices are frequently used in Moroccan cooking.
Meet Ghillie Basan, internationally acclaimed cook and food writer.
Proverbs are used frequently in Morocco. Here's a list of Moroccan proverbs that deal with food, eating and cooking.
A collection of wise and witty sayings used in Morocco.
The Islamic holiday Eid Al-Fitr marks the completion of Ramadan, a month of fasting and other acts of worship.
Ramadan is the Islamic holy month of fasting. Each evening, Moroccans break their fast with an appealing spread of food that may include soup, dates, eggs, sweets, pastries and appetizers.
There are two Islamic holidays: Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha. Many Moroccans following an Eid tradition of buying new clothes for children, preparing sweets and special meals, and paying visits to family.
Moroccans discuss food prices in the same way Americans talk about the weather. But for many Moroccan families, small fluctuations in the cost of staples greatly affects what they can afford to eat.
Even a fantastic meal can leave unpleasant smells throughout your home. Try these simple methods for eliminating cooking odors, or leave your own tips for other readers.
Harira is Morocco's famous lentil and tomato soup.