Ramadan is a special time of the year for Muslims all around the world. It is a time of reflection, prayer, and giving to the less fortunate. It is also a time when family and friends come together to break their fast at sunset with a special meal called Iftar. If you're looking to experience traditional Moroccan Iftar meals and learn how to cook them, then the cooking courses at Riad Enchanté with Chef Merjem are a must-try.
Moroccan cuisine is known for its unique blend of flavors, spices, and ingredients. During Ramadan, the traditional Iftar meal usually consists of dates, harira soup, chebakia (a sweet pastry), and other Moroccan dishes. Chef Merjem, an experienced and passionate Moroccan chef, will teach you how to prepare these dishes and many more during her cooking courses at Riad Enchanté.
One of the highlights of the cooking courses is the opportunity to learn how to make harira soup from scratch. This hearty soup is a staple during Ramadan and is traditionally eaten to break the fast. Made with lentils, chickpeas, tomatoes, and spices such as cumin and ginger, it is a delicious and nutritious meal that will leave you feeling satisfied.
Another dish that you will learn to prepare is the iconic Moroccan tagine. Tagine is a slow-cooked stew made with meat, vegetables, and spices. It is cooked in a traditional earthenware pot that gives it a unique flavor and texture. Chef Merjem will teach you how to make both chicken and lamb tagine, using a variety of spices such as saffron, turmeric, and paprika.
In addition to these dishes, you will also learn how to make chebakia, a sweet pastry that is traditionally eaten at the end of the Iftar meal. Chef Merjem will show you how to shape the dough into intricate shapes and fry them until they are crispy and golden.
In conclusion, if you're looking to experience traditional Moroccan Iftar meals and learn how to cook them, then the cooking courses at Riad Enchanté with Chef Merjem are a must-try. From harira soup to tagine and chebakia, you will learn how to prepare a variety of delicious Moroccan dishes that are perfect for the holy month of Ramadan. So, book your cooking course today and experience the flavors and aromas of Morocco with Chef Merjem at Riad Enchanté.