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Food, Personal

We won the Great Taste Award for Ras El Hanout!

This week we found out that we won a Great Taste Award for our most popular spice - Ras El Hanout. We were so happy to hear the news and are grateful for all your congratulations! To our delight, the Great Taste team gushed us with praise:  “This is an incredible blend of spices that works...

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Food

Spice up your Life: an Introduction to our Range

Want to try our spices? Here’s everything you need to know.  First on the list: warm La Kama.  La Kama is a sweet, peppery blend of warm spices from Tangier. It is a simpler version of the more famous Ras El Hanout, but it still features five spices: black pepper, cinnamon, tumeric, nutmeg and ginger.  Recipe ideas The mildest...

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History, Travel

Top 11 Facts you didn’t know about Morocco

Morocco is slowly becoming more well-renowned for its cuisine, however, there is still a long way to go in the effort to educate people about its rich history, culture and traditions. This is your opportunity to learn more about one of the most exciting countries in the world right now, with a history that is...

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Food

10 Healthy Alternatives to White Rice

More than half the world's population - over 35 million - depend on rice as a daily food source. White rice is the most common, but are there better alternatives? 1.Cous Cous Cous Cous is Morocco's national dish, and it is delicious! It's a great alternative to white rice, with lower GI and calories. It also...

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Celebration, Culture, History

Morocco’s Best Kept Secret… Throne Day

Morocco's most well known celebration you've probably never heard of, Throne Day, is here. What is it? Throne Day is a commemoration of sorts, similar to Queen's speech on Christmas Day. The occasion has taken place every year on the 30th of July since 1933. This year, it celebrates the 22nd anniversary of King Mohammed VI's...

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Celebration, Sustainability

Is Eid al Adha Sustainable?

In recent years, the sustainability and ethics of a traditional celebration like Eid have come into question. Why are they wrong?  Eid al Adha, more commonly known as Eid or Eid al Kabir in Morocco, is the latter of two Islamic holidays celebrated each year. This year, the celebration takes place from the 19th to...

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Celebration, Travel

Covid: how to keep safe during Eid

Recently we were hit with the news that Eid gatherings have acted as super spreaders amongst Muslim communities. How can we all keep safe? According to the statistics, Muslims disproportionately made up Covid-19 deaths nationally in South Africa during the month of Ramadan. They make up only 1.9% of the population yet almost 5% of...

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