This is a brief post to give some insight into Moroccan cuisine. If you’re asking yourself the question what do they eat in Morocco, I think I can help shed some light on the matter with these photos from visiting Fes.
Alternatively, you can also see my photos from the Fes Medina.
Chiles in the Moroccan Medina
One of the many dishes of food in Morocco
A curious green paste, like solidified molasses. I never found out what they use it for.
If you’re wondering what they eat in Morocco, you’d be happy to find out that for 2 dollars you can get a full chicken meal
Moroccan couscous. Couscous is a specialty in Morocco, and usually is served on Fridays, it seems.
Floor at the Carrefour supermarket in Fes. These bags are huge, and usually only found in wholesale stores back home!
Moroccans eat a lot of lentils. What Moroccans eat depends on the time of day and whether they are in the month of Ramadan
Moroccan market scene. Most Moroccans get their produce from the local markets, like this one in the Fes Medina
Melons. Moroccan melons, I think,because I didn’t see these anywhere else.
Orange juice on a hot day in the Fes Medina. Frozen oranges to create the best refresher I can imagine.
This red peach we had as dessert to a meal of Tangine at the Riad Rcifc in the Fes Medina.
Moroccan potatoes, one of many side dishes in Morocco
Moroccan prickly pears
What do Moroccans eat They eat a lot of salad, lightly salted and with vinegar.
Moroccan side dishes at te Riad Rcif
Moroccan spice sauce
Moroccan sweets. We were at a Moroccan wedding, and they continuously brought trays of sweets to us.
A turkey sandwich, Moroccan style
Giant bags of cous cous at the Moroccan supermarket
If you’re wandering what Moroccans eat, then here it is: they eat cous-cous.
A dish somewhere in Fes
Green beans, slightly sweet, lukewarm and served before the main course
Mint tea and water; the two things you drink constantly in Fes, Morocco
Tangine of Morocco
The best Moroccan meal we had to eat. Eating like a Moroccan means mother’s cooing: tangine with chutney and olvies
The meat stand in Moulay Idriss
A meal at Moulay Idriss
This is pistachio juice. Sometimes it takes a little like banana because they cheat. But its really, really good
Roast chicken street food for 20 dirhams.
Roasted eggplant with chermoula sauce
A zucchini side dish in Fes
What do they eat in Morocco… got an idea now? Any information about that green paste, please feel free to leave a comment to enlighten us. If you’re planning to visit Morocco, you might benefit from reading these posts:
For a different take, and more description on what food to try before leaving Morocco, read this article from the BBC.