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Bread Making in The Ruined Garden

15 Derb Idrissy Sidi Ahmed Chaoui Medina, Fes 30110, Morocco
+212 649-191410
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Great culinary experience in a beautiful, tranquil setting

This bread-making class was the perfect activity for our last day of a 10 day Morocco trip. The... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Globe_Trotter_AEO
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New York City, New York
An excellent way into the heart of Moroccan domestic culture

We had a lovely morning and managed to produce delicious breads. Najia is an experienced and... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
simonblackley
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Brussels, Belgium
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We have 2 cooking courses on offer - Bread Making or Vegetarian. Set in the ruined garden. 10.00 to 13.30. Bread Making - Learn to make 5 local Moroccan breads. Your teacher is Moroccan as is the assistant who will be your translator. Your morning will include a trip to the community bread oven where you will cooking 'Khobz' the daily bread. We provide aprons. Soft drinks are included while you work and if you want to eat your breads in the garden once you have finished one of the following options is included 1, a soup and dessert, tea or coffee. 2, tapas and homemade jams and cheese, tea or coffee. 3, a main dish and homemade jams and cheese, tea or coffee. You can also take home the breads you made, if there is any left. We also offer a group and a family rate depending on numbers and ages, please ask. Vegetarian - learn to make 3 cooked and 1 raw salad as well as Makuda and also a vegetable and Saffron Tagine, eat these in the garden at lunch. Biscuits and Pastries cooking school coming soon. ALL BY PRIOR APPOINTMENT.
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May 27, 2018
“Great culinary experience in a beautiful, tranquil setting”
Oct 22, 2017
“An excellent way into the heart of Moroccan domestic culture”
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15 Derb Idrissy Sidi Ahmed Chaoui Medina, Fes 30110, Morocco
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This bread-making class was the perfect activity for our last day of a 10 day Morocco trip. The morning starts peacefully in their beautiful, tranquil garden with mint tea and then takes you through making 5 different types of bread. After a long trip of...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We had a lovely morning and managed to produce delicious breads. Najia is an experienced and patient teacher with a nice sense of humour. Omar is on hand to translate into English. The trip to the local bakery to bake our bread was a highlight....More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

My 17 year old son and I did the bread making course which was very informative, inspiring and charming. We are both now making our own bread at home!

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TheRuinedGarden, Manager at Bread Making in The Ruined Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Dear Julie and Leo, It was good to have here, I hope you had a good rest of your time in Morocco. I hope you enjoy cooking the breads back home. Fatima.

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Our group of 6 women had an authentic bread making class at the gorgeous Ruined Garden. We all learned to make 5 different type of Moroccan bread. Our chef was fabulous and Fatima a wonderful translator and assistant. We ended up making so much bread,...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Friendly staff and wonderful experience to embrace in the culture of their bread making, then taking it to a bakery not far away to be baked. Generous quantities were made, that we could then share with the village of Sefrou. Wonderful experience.

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is was an excellent activity in Fes. The staff was very helpful in the reservation process. They reached out to us before the bread making to arrange a guide from our Riad to the Ruined Garden, this was a big relief to navigate the...More

Thank Henry L
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Our family of 5 (including 3 teenagers) completed this course in early January. We all enjoyed it - Najia was great to work with and definitely has some pretty special skills. The kids enjoyed going to the community oven to bake some of the breads...More

Thank 65paulab
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We were 4 students traveling in Morocco. Took the course on December 30th 2016, which was our last day in Morocco. The teacher Najia and the manager/translator Fatima are very nice people. They answer all our questions with patience. Najia speaks Arabics, French and some...More

2  Thank Zhe L
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

We are a family of 3 with a 5 year old daughter and we took part in the bread making course on the final morning of our trip to fez. The setting is idyllic and Najia is an extremely accomplished bread maker and a delight...More

Thank sophyscruby
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

My friend and I met Otman and Najia in the evening for our bread-making course, in which we made 6 different types of Moroccan bread. The process was amazing to learn about, and Najia is very talented as a chef and teacher - thanks to...More

1  Thank Kara L
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