This tour gives you time to experience Moroccan culture while learning how to make some of our traditional and delicious dishes. This experience is open to anyone – from the novice cook to the experienced chef.
The tour includes cultural trips in Fes, as well as hands-on cooking lessons.
Explore the narrow streets of the Fes Medina. Shop for your fresh ingredients in the traditional Moroccan souk (open air market). And of course, learn how to make delicious Moroccan recipes!
Pick up at train, bus, or airport. Arrive at your Riad where you will be welcomed with a warm pot of refreshing Moroccan mint tea.
Take a historic and cultural tour of the Fes which takes you through the 2000 year old living medina; a labyrinth of narrow lanes alive with markets and souks, craftsmen, donkeys and mules transporting their loads. Visit the Attarine and Bou Anania Medersas (Islamic universities), the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss Mausoleum, and the Karaouine Mosque. Finish your tour with a visit to Fes Jdid, and the revered Merenid Tombs for a spectacular panoramic view of Fes.
In the evening, you will be served a welcome dinner at your Riad.
Transfers to Fes from other cities (Casablanca, Tangier, Rabat) can be arranged.
After breakfast we take a trip to the souk (the open-air market) to see what is in season and decide on today’s menu – entrée, main and dessert. Learn how to pick out the freshest products for your meal and experience how Moroccans do their daily grocery shopping. Come back to the Riad and start to prepare your first tagine or Learn how to make make pastilla, an Andalusian dish brought to Morocco by the Moors and “perfected” in Fez. For this meal, you will also be making harira (Moroccan soup) and a light delicious fruit salad with mint and rose water.
Relax over lunch and enjoy your creation.
While you are out you may want to scope out some interesting restaurants for dinner or ask at the Riad for their recommendations.
After breakfast, and saying your goodbyes, transfer to airport, bus or train station.