Traditional Moroccan cooking day with a family

Food & Drink, Fes & Meknes

A truly unique experience hosted by a Moroccan family, preparing food and more.

More than traditional Moroccan cooking, this class is a complete immersion into the Moroccan culture and family life.

We encourage clients to interact and create a truly unique experience as they spend their day hosted by a Moroccan family, preparing food, visiting the souks and baking at the local farine, finishing with a meal that you’ll all share together in traditional Moroccan style.

The lesson will entail:

• Shopping at the local souk
• Bread making and taking the bread to the local farine for baking
• Preserving Lemons
• Traditional Moroccan Salads – what clients make will depend on the seasonal produce and can be decided on prior to the souk visit
• Cooking with Moroccan chermoula (specailty marinade)
• Moroccan Briwat
• Moroccan Tagine of your choice – also depends on the seasonal produce and can be decided on prior to your souk visit
• Making Mint Tea

Times available:  Saturday – Thursday from 10am-4pm
Duration: 6 Hours

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Note that the online map offers both a satellite view (click satellite in the top right) and, for some locations, a street level view (Drag the person in the top left onto the map). These let you explore the country; and when you wish to explore in person, or if you have any questions about the places you see, give our staff a call, or request a quote. Our staff regularly visit the places and accommodation that we feature.

When you book a holiday with us we will provide full driving instructions for reaching your accommodation, where necessary; these can be used by yourself, or you could enjoy the luxury of a driver. Alternatively we will arrange private (car rather than coach) transfers for you; helicopter transfers are also possible for some destinations.

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Max Lawrence - MD Lawrence of Morocco

Thank you for taking time to look at this site. Our site is a culmination of my 30 years and my fathers 50 years of experience in Morocco. We really know Morocco and have had the pleasure of making many people's dream trips become reality over the years. It has been my privilege to be asked to manage holidays, weddings and productions for so many fantastic and discerning clients. We remain small and dedicated to providing excellent honest advice to enable you to sit back, relax and enjoy the fun bits without having to manage the unpredictability of this fascinating country.

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Max Lawrence, Managing Director

Travelling, living and working in Morocco since 1986.