Moroccan cooking is built on diverse cuisines from many different cultures such as Berber, Moorish, Mediterranean and Arab. This diversity creates tastes beyond imaginations. Today Moroccan cooking has emerged one of the most diversified cuisines due to the influences of Fez, Meknes, Marrakesh, Rabat and Tetouan all over the world. Moroccan cooking is truly known as the most unique cooking due to its diversified ingredients.
The truth of the matter is that Morocco yields a wide range of Mediterranean fruits, vegetables and steamy foods. The most commonly used meats in Morocco are of mutton, lamb, beef, chicken, camel, rabbit and seafood which have given the Moroccan cuisine a unique and diversified shape in recent times. As for flavours of Moroccan cooking, they typically involve: lemon pickle, cold pressed, unrefined olive oil, or dried fruits. Spices used in Moroccan cooking consist of cinnamon, ginger, pepper, paprika, turmeric, cumin, coriander, parsley, sesame seeds, anise, saffron, and mint. Moroccans generally used heavy spices in their cooking.
The structure of a typical Moroccans meal is very unique and systematic. Generally they eat bread with every meal. A traditional meal consisted of lamb or chicken in addition to lots of cold and warm salads. Also, people in Moroccoregularily eat a lot of fruit and veggies. After the meal, Moroccans would most likely drink a cup of green mint tea. In general, Moroccans eat with their hands.
In regards to Moroccan dishes, Moroccan cuisine is rich of an assortment of recipes. The most popular Moroccan dishes are Moroccan tagine, Moroccan couscous, Moroccan lamb, Moroccan pastilla, Moroccan harira, Moroccan soup, and Moroccan tanjia. Moroccan salads consist mainly of eggplant, tomato mixture, and finally taktouka (blend of tomatoes, green peppers, garlic and spices). Desserts are served at the end of the meal. There are all kinds of Moroccan desserts but the most frequently eaten desserts comprises of Halwa Shebakia, gazelles horns, and coconut fudge cakes. At the end of the meal, Moroccan tea is served. Green tea with mint is the most popular drink of Moroccan culture. Moroccans eat out in Moroccan restaurants and and in addition to various dishes on offer they also eat a lot of snacks and fast food too
Moroccan cuisines has influenced many cultures and civilizations and is becoming among the last trend due to its diversified nature in the world today.Therefore, Moroccan cuisine certainly deserves its standing among the best cuisines in the world. Why don't you come to Afous in Mosman and try some of the best Moroccan dishes?