Introduction to the Tagine Pot

Introduction to the Tagine Pot

Moroccan cuisine is famous for it’s delicious stews; the legendary tagines. But what do we mean by tagine, the pot or the dish? What is actually a tagine and how does it work? Is it important to use a traditional tagine pot to make a Moroccan tagine? What’s the difference between a Dutch oven and a tagine pot?

Let's find out!

Also, last time I was in Morocco, I went to a tagine factory, Al Amal Poterie in Rabat, and took lots of pictures. It’s finally time to share them with you! 

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The Origins of Moroccan Food

The Origins of Moroccan Food

One of the main things my blog was missing so far was an introductory post about Moroccan food. I had been thinking about it for a while but I couldn’t get myself to start writing it. If we ignore the fact that occasionally, I can be very lazy, one of the reasons why I hadn’t started it was because I enjoy much more developing, cooking, photographing, testing and tasting recipes than writing historical articles. The other reason, and probably the main one, is because it forced me to face the hard truth: I didn’t know anything about the history of Moroccan food and I wasn’t sure where to start.

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