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Ramadan, Eid and Special Occasions

Moroccans have many food traditions that go hand-in-hand with special events and occasions. Read about Moroccan holidays and special occasions, and see what Moroccan recipes are most popular during Ramadan and Eid. Try planning your own special menus with the recipe ideas here.

Moroccan Appetizers, Snacks and Finger Food
Looking for a change from your usual repertoire of appetizers and dips to set out for a party or gathering? Try some of these Moroccan appetizers, snacks and finger foods.

More Moroccan Ramadan Recipes
Moroccans often break their fast with a blend of both traditional and fusion food. This list offers suggestions for diversifying your ftour table with the latter.

Eid Al-Fitr in Morocco (Eid Ul-Fitr)
The Islamic holiday Eid Al-Fitr marks the completion of Ramadan, a month of fasting and other acts of worship.

Moroccan Recipes for Eid Al-Fitr
Eid Al-Fitr – also known as Eid Al-Saghir (the small eid) – concludes a full month of fasting in Ramadan. Any of these recipes might be served in Morocco on this festive day.

Public and Islamic Holidays in Morocco
Curious what days are special to Moroccans? Here's a full list of government and Islamic holidays. Note that the Gregorian calendar listing for Islamic holidays are only predictions since Islamic lunar calendar months last 29 or 30 days based on sightings of the new moon.

Moroccan Recipes for Eid Al-Adha (Eid Al-Kabir)
Eid Al-Adha, known as the Festival of Sacrifice, is the most important holiday in the Islamic calendar. Here are recipes for Moroccan dishes traditionally prepared during this special time.

Traditional Moroccan Ramadan Recipes
Looking for ideas of what to serve at a traditional Moroccan iftar? The recipes here are popular choices for breaking the fast during the month of Ramadan.

Eid Al-Adha in Morocco – Eid Al-Kabir
Learn about Eid Al-Adha, the most important holiday in Morocco and in Islam. Sometimes called Eid Al-Kabir – the Big Holiday – it is also known as the Festival of Sacrifice.

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