Ramadan, Eid and Special Occasions
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.
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.
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.
Favorite Moroccan Ramadan Recipes
Looking for ideas of what to serve at a traditional Moroccan iftar, or breaking of the fast? The recipes here are all popular during the month of Ramadan.
Ramadan in Morocco
Read about Ramadan, 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.