Discover the Best Halal Eateries of Marrakech: Evening Food Tour
Embark on a unique culinary adventure and explore the different aspects of Moroccan Halal cuisine, from its rich history to the raw materials and secret recipes used in its preparation. The highlight of this 3-hour tour is undoubtedly the tasting experience.
Begin your journey with Moroccan pancakes in Mellah, where you can observe the preparation of various kinds of pancakes, including Msemen and harcha, in a traditional cafe. While in the area, take a stroll through the typical market and discover the various spices that form the foundation of Moroccan Halal cuisine.
Explore the medina and uncover its hidden gems, such as traditional bread ovens where you can witness the baker's daily ritual and enjoy freshly baked bread. Next, visit a pastry shop to learn about the old recipes of traditional sweets served during Islamic religious festivities and weddings.
Continue on to the small olive souk near Jemaa El Fna square, where you can sample different varieties of olives. Afterward, savor the taste of Méchoui, a spit-roasted whole lamb or sheep, as part of your appetizer while enjoying a unique show next to the underground oven.
In Jemaa El Fna, indulge in Halal street food at one of the small restaurants, where you can try theharira, a Moroccan soup served with dates that is commonly enjoyed during Ramadan.
Your next tasting experience is tangia, a Moroccan stew cooked in a terra cotta pot of the same name. Enjoy this luscious dish at a popular Halal cafe that prides itself on carefully preserving the traditional mode of preparation and cooking.
Finally, end your evening with a sample of traditional spiced tea in the heart of the square.
This 3-hour tour is a unique experience to discover the various parts of Moroccan Halal cuisine, its history, the raw materials used, the secret recipes, the preparation and, most importantly, the tasting.
Your story begins with Moroccan pancakes. In the district of Mellah, you will be welcomed into a traditional cafe to watch the preparation of various kinds of Moroccan pancakes, Msemen, harcha and more.
In the same area there is a typical market, where you will discover the different spices that are the basis for the preparation of any Moroccan Halal dishes.
The medina hosts all the little secrets of its people, including old traditional bread ovens. The baker will share his daily ritual, the preparation of bread and his cooking. You will get to taste this delicious warm bread that has freshly baked.
Next up is a pastry shop, where you will learn about the old recipes of traditional sweets that are served during Islamic religious festivities and weddings. Enjoy its small delights.
Towards the Jemaa El Fna square, the small olive souk, or market, is your next stop. There are many different varieties sold here, a you will have the chance to sample several.
Méchoui is a whole lamb or sheep that is spit-roasted on a barbecue or in a pit oven. But before tasting it, you will attend a unique show just next to the underground oven. This meat will be your second part of the appetizer and will awaken your taste buds.
Travel next to the Jemaa El Fna, a square and marketplace in the quarter. There are many small Halal restaurants here that serve "Halal street food". At one of them you will try theharira, Moroccan soup and dates. This dish prevails during the period of Ramadan, but is a snack throughout the year.
Your next tasting experience is tangia, which is a Moroccan stew cooked in a terra cotta pot of the same name. Dinner is served: at a popular Halal cafe that carefully keeps the mode of preparation and cooking of this luscious dish.
Your evening ends with a sample of traditional spiced tea back in the heart of the square.