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Making Delicious Chicken Tagine

There are several popular dishes in Moroccan cuisine such as couscous, crispy pigeon pies and sweet date pastries, but the tagine dominates Moroccan food culture. The tagine is a earthenware pot, which slow cooks food over an open fire or bed of charcoal. Lamb and chicken tagines are the most popular dishes to cook, but beef, goat and camel have been known to make their way into the tagine dishes, especially in recent times. The chicken tagine made with olives and preserved lemons is most often deemed the best-known Moroccan dish due to the presence of the Mediterranean flavors.

Delectable Beef Tagine

When it comes to authentic Moroccan cuisine, you cannot go wrong with a Tagine. The Tagine has been described as a “stew with attitude” and is best when the spices and Mediterranean flavors develop over a few hours. The tagine is an earthenware pot, which cooks food and blends flavors over a fire. While chicken and lamb tagines are the most popular, beef tagine is a delicious and flavorful dish that never disappoints.

Kaftans

Made up of either silk or cotton, alongside many other newly introduced fabrics, the Kaftan tends to be embroidered with braids at different parts of it. It comes also with detailed and coherent patterns and lustrous colors. This enchanting dress that fascinates all women around the world, as astounding as it may sound, is traditionally hand-made. This reverberates Morocco’s highly professional and unique artisans and designers.

Moroccan tagines

However modern a home might be with its electric cookers and kitchen gadgets, no Moroccan home is complete without its pottery tagine. That’s because it is a fundamental part of traditional Moroccan cuisine so it is an absolute must-have for Moroccan women. A tagine gives dishes a very special flavor that you don’t get when using a stainless steel pot or other type of pressure cooker. It has thus become an ambassador for Morocco abroad when it comes to this kind of cooking utensil, and to such an extent that most foreigners associate the world with Morocco. For many centuries it was the national Moroccan dish and represented a warn homely welcome. It was seen as the art of eating well and testimony to a Moroccan woman’s skill in this field, so much so that it became part and parcel of the home / kitchen and an integral part of an age-long Moroccan heritage.

Morocco: Traditional Musical Instruments

In Marrakech, in the heart of the souks, the craftsmen furnish many of Morocco’s folkloric groups with their instruments. Among them are  the bendir, round drum, the derbouka and taarejas as well as the famous djembe, clay or ceramic tam-tams, the Oud, the Moroccan lyre, the “guembri” a kind of guitar , the def , a square skin covered drum from Zagoura . The wooden flute known as the “anay” is the most widely used musical instrument in Morocco.

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