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Join Soak Cuisine for the opportunity to cook as the Moroccans do at home. Learn how to find the best products by looking, feeling, smelling, and tasting Moroccans spices, try haggling in a local market, cook in a traditional Moroccans house, and explore the Moroccans culture as you live there. Cook with Moroccans and enjoy the signature recipe that can you bring back home.
During the culinary tour, you will stay at Riad Safa, Marrakech. There are five guest rooms around two patios in a house with a serene and quiet Arab-Andalusian architecture and is dominated by whites and wood. There are several salons to lounge around the fireplace in winter and a dining room under glass pyramids. In addition, there is also a lovely plunge pool on the lush roof terrace and in-house wellness facilities.
In this cooking holiday, you will learn to cook and live as real Moroccans. You will start the day by going to a local market, the souk, where locals sell their home-grown goods and foods. You will learn on the spot how to find the best spices and ingredients such as citron, confit, smen, argan oil, and other typical Moroccan spices. In addition, you will try haggling in the market like a real Moroccan.
During the cooking activities, you will be cooking in a courtyard of Riad, a traditional Moroccan house, in the open air space. You will also drink mint tea while looking at recipe together, divide the tasks, then start cooking. This process will take about four hours. Afterwards, you will try your own cooked dishes and enjoy them while drinking a glass of Moroccan wine.
Included in this program is a visit to High Atlas Mountain.
Gemma van de Burgt
Gemma is from the Netherlands. After finishing her hotel school, she worked for several well-known businesses in the Netherlands. She has been living in Morocco since 2005.
This culinary tour will be held in Riad Safa, Marrakech. Riad is one of the last authentic quarters of the Marrakech Medina, a little escape from the hordes of tourists that overflow the famous Jemaa el Fna square which can be reached by foot in ten minutes.
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In this culinary tour, you will be served daily breakfast as well as your cooked dishes for lunch. Dinners will also be served twice in Riad Safa and one in Fna square. In addition, tea and water will also be served during your stay.
Riad Safa has an in-house hammam and massage rooms, which are available by appointment. At additional costs, indulge yourself by booking treatments such as scrubs, massages, facials, waxing, manicure, and pedicure.
Please book your flight to arrive at Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Souk Cuisine will pick you up from the airport.
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