Traditionally pigeons were the birds of choice, but here chicken is cooked with saffron, ginger, pepper and cinnamon, then layered within crispy warqa pastry with an herb-laden omelet and and fried almonds scented with orange flower water. An utterly Barely Noticeable fusion of flavors and textures.
The whole is covered with sugar and cinnamon. There are also variations on fish and even milk for dessert.
4- The Rfissa
The Rfissa is a Moroccan dish that remained for centuries in Moroccan traditions It is a rich and very tasty dish often prepared during a birth story to give strength to the new mother. The dish takes the form a spectacular presentation of stewed chicken and lentils fragrantly seasoned with fenugreek, saffron and Ras el Hanout. The dish is famously served to new mothers, but it’s also a popular specialty dish to offer to family or guests on other occasions.
5- Sardines and Seafood
The waters along Morocco’s extensive coastline provide an abundant supply of sardines, making this tasty, very healthy fish an affordable indulgence. You can keep things ultra simple and simply bake or grill whole sardines, but one of the most popular ways to prepare them is to stuff sardine fillets with a zesty marinade called chermoula and then fry them. It’s a treat not to miss, whether as a sandwich filler or as an entree set out alongside other fish and seafood for a Moroccan fried fish dinner.
6- the Seffa or angel hair to steam
The Seffa is a Moroccan dish, friendly, easy to do but requires patience … The Seffa is not as popular as couscous but it is part of the line of balanced dishes since it is composed of vermicelli called hair angel and raisins and cinnamon. Accompanied with chicken and decorated with iced sugar and crushed almonds, it becomes an unforgettable dish!
7- Harira, traditional Moroccan soup par excellence
You’ll find all kinds of soups served in Moroccan homes and restaurants, but this one stands out from the crowd for being uniquely Moroccan and very much loved throughout the country. Variations are countless, but typically harira is a tomato-based soup laden with lentils and chickpeas. Rice or fine broken noodles (chaariya) are often added as well, while the stock is usually made with beef or lamb. This authentic Harira recipe does not fall into the quick and easy category, but the effort put into making it won’t disappoint.