Marrakech, the capital of Morocco, is a place which is known for its colourful vibrancy, scenic splendour and the beautiful co-existence of the old fortified city and it’s bordering modern neighbourhoods. With its exotic palaces, luxuriously flowering gardens, towering mosques, toms and museums, Marrakech is a delight to visit. But what makes ant trip to this capital city of Morocco, an experience to cherish, is the overwhelming display of a variety of mouth-watering and finger licking delicacies that this place offers.
Be it the Tajines or the couscous, variety and exotic taste form the very essence of Marrakech food. With alluring aromas of fragrant spices enticing people from afar, people are tempted to try out local foods even before they manage to step out of the planes completely. In fact the beautiful colours of the different spices on display makes for a rather beautiful sight and it is the extensive use of these spices like the saffron, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, cumin, paprika, mace, fennel, cloves, coriander, nutmeg cayenne pepper, caraway, fenugreek, sesame and black pepper seeds etc., which makes authentic Moroccan food a pleasure to have. Some common herbs used in preparing Moroccan delicacies include mint, oregano, parsley, coriander, marjoram, sage, bay leaves, verbena etc. All this add to the flavour of Moroccan cuisine so that with every mouthful one gets to experience a unique explosion of flavours.
Beef, chicken and goat meat form the staple of morocco cuisine while seafood preparations are extremely popular due to the ample natural water reserves that surround the country of Morocco. Daily bread is another delicacy which forms a huge part of Moroccan cuisine and hence baguettes, flat breads, pan-fried breads, etc., are freshly baked every day at the bakeries here. This too adds to the aromas emanating from the streets of Marrakech, thus alluring and enticing people on a Marrakech Food tour to try out as many delicacies as possible.