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Here at Amboora we introduce captivating aromas and time-old culinary traditions to the modern kitchen. These traditions have been shaped over centuries by Berber, Arabic, Sub-Saharan, Mediterranean and French influences, Moroccan food offers an incredible union of all things fragrant and sensual.

Amboora introduces these time-old customs to the modern kitchen, enabling foodies, chefs and connoisseurs to sample and experience them. Thanks to a list of special recipes and an ever-growing product range, you can dazzle with your culinary knowledge and impress every dinner guest.

For me, a huge part of the culinary experience is sharing and enjoying home-cooked food with the people I love. I invite you come on a journey into the heart of North Africa.

Love Nadia

10 ways to use La Kama

10 ways to use La Kama
71% of Brits believe multiculturalism makes British food better, are you one of them? Today is the day to add a Moroccan hit to your go to dishes by following my guide...  Our warming La Kama will bring a touch of magic to everyday dishes, here are some of my favourite ways to use it: 

We won the Great Taste Award for Ras El Hanout!

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

Spice up your Life: an Introduction to our Range

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

Top 11 Facts you didn’t know about Morocco

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

10 Healthy Alternatives to White Rice

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

Morocco’s Best Kept Secret… Throne Day

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

Is Eid al Adha Sustainable?

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

Covid: how to keep safe during Eid

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

What is Eid al Adha?

What is Eid al Adha?
You will have all heard of Eid, but what is the celebration about? Why is it important to so many? Eid al Adha, also known as Eid al Kabir in Morocco, is an annual Islamic holiday celebrated by over 2 billion people across the globe each year.  Eid has been called the 'Feast of the

Bread Culture in Morocco

Bread Culture in Morocco
Bread in Morocco is paramount. It's unthinkable not to have bread on the table. like not having cutlery to eat. To be honest, elders to children, everybody loves eating and making bread. Bread culture is deeply embedded in Moroccans, we grew up eating it, children nowadays grow up eating it, and a day without it

Saffron – Morocco’s Red Threads of Red Gold

Saffron – Morocco’s Red Threads of Red Gold
Ask any visitor what is the most captivating thing about Morocco, they will definitely talk about the vibrant colours of this beautiful African country. The Moroccan culture has always shown a profound inclination towards the use of bright colours in their clothes, utensils, art and craft, and home décor. Not only this, when it comes to Moroccan cuisines, most

Moroccan Coffee Culture

Moroccan Coffee Culture
When it comes to Morocco and popular drinks, people tend to think of Mint tea but little do people know about Moroccan Coffee and the culture around it and no, it’s nothing like Arabic coffee.  You won’t find people drinking it on the go as the takeaway culture doesn’t really exist however use it as
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