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Experience Morocco: Visit a Souq and Cook Moroccan Food in Marrakech

  • Visit the market to shop for ingredients and spices
  • Prepare a traditional Moroccan dish you can recreate at home
  • Chance to experience Moroccan hospitality in a local house
Experience Morocco: Visit a Souq and Cook Moroccan Food in Marrakech
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Experience Morocco: Visit a Souq and Cook Moroccan Food in Marrakech
Cook a feast of traditional Moroccan foods with a small-group Marrakech cooking class that includes lunch in a traditional Moroccan home. Since you’ll go all the way from market-fresh ingredients to a finished meal, this cooking class is a great way to learn techniques and recipes that you can easily recreate in your home kitchen.
What to Expect
Join a guide at Jemaa el-Fnaa, then head into the historic medina to shop for the day’s ingredients. You’ll browse stalls selling meat and vegetables as well as locally-grown olives, mint, saffron, and citrus fruits, learning the Arabic words for key ingredients as you shop.

Next, visit a traditional Moroccan home to meet the chef and start to cook. You’ll prepare a main such as tagine or tangia, both baked dishes of couscous with vegetables and meat, harira, a hearty soup served with dates, or pastila, an apple-based dessert.

When the meal is ready, sit down in the courtyard to share the feast with your fellow cooks and travelers. At the end of the leisurely lunch, return to Jemaa el-Fnaa, where you can shop for spices to bring home, or just soak up the bustling atmosphere of the city’s most iconic square.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Feast for the senses

My fiancé and I did this tour and it lived up to all its reviews. The tour began by meeting in the main square where we met with Karima and the rest of our group early in the morning we began with a short walk...More

Thank Brock A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A must do tour of morocco

Do not miss this tour in Marrakech. A short walk into the square and you will be met by the lovely Karima and set off to the market to get the food for the class....freshness guaranteed. The class is very well conducted and the food...More

Thank 974mconnolly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tajine cooking class

I had the pleasure of taking this tajine cooking class while on a recent visit to Morocco. The ladies were so lovely, professional and welcoming. It was the best Tajine I have ever tasted. The staff are a well oiled machine. Ive worked in catering...More

2  Thank susan h
Reviewed 13 June 2018
Souq and Cook

26th April 18. Best pre booked experience of my trip to Marrakesh. Excellent company of Dee from Australia. Dee, If you are reading this you owe me the photos! Highlights - shopping with our guide in the more local souks to source our ingredients. Chicken...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 9 June 2018
Great Experience

Really enjoyed the morning spent shopping for ingredients and cooking a great tagine in a lovely riad setting. Karima and her assistants were welcoming and helpful. Learned a great deal in a very short time. Learned to prepare tagine, salad, dessert, and mint tea and...More

Thank LeeGrohse
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Kennedy H
1 May 2018|
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Response from Andree | Reviewed this property |
It's about 6 hours. I think we took a long time over lunch!
Chun-Kai K
17 April 2018|
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Response from Andree | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely contact Urban Adventures through their website or via email or whomever you booked the tickets through initially.