Traditional Moroccan Dishes
Take your taste-buds on a rollercoaster ride of spices, flavors and textures. This guide to Moroccan cuisine and dishes will whet your appetite for a taste of Morocco.
Moroccan cuisine is as varied as its culture. It has had so many diverse influences that its food is often layered with many different spices. The following spices are commonly used in Moroccan cuisine:
Examples of Traditional Dishes
A triple layered savory pastry: A layer of chicken is covered with a layer of eggs and a lemony-onion sauce and then topped with a layer of crushed almonds. Everything is wrapped in phyllo pastry and delicately covered with cinnamon and sugar.
This traditionally Berber soup is usually served during the holy festival month of Ramadan. Also great for cold weather!
This roasted lamb dish is a great favorite! A paprika and cumin spice combination is pasted over the lamb and then it’s slowly cooked for about three hours. Generally seasoned with cumin & salt.
Last updated: January 17, 2020