Enjoy traditional Moroccan street food with a tour into the bustling medina of Fes with your experienced, English speaking culinary expert from Fes Desert Trips!
Twisting your way though the beautiful narrow alley ways and the sense sensation of the souks, we'll visit three different places to tickle your taste buds, where you'll get the opportunity to try delicious Fassi food such as Harcha (semolina bread), Meloui (pancakes), Briwats (triangles of sweet pastry; sweet or savoury), herby mashed potato cakes, dried meats, spiced sardines, tasty harira soup, fresh olives - the list of local delicacies is almost endless!
You'll visit the honey souk where you'll be amazed at the variety of sweet wild honey, the different flavours and health benefits of each one will be discussed and you can discover the history of honey in Islamic culture and the reasons for its importance in Moroccan cuisine.
Then you shall get to visit a furnatchi, which heats the water for the hammams (public baths) and a four century old furan which is the communal oven and bakery for the neighborhood.
Explore the aromatic world of spices, discover their secrets and find out the reality of the male-dominated tea den all under the auspices of our well versed culinary master and teller of ancient tales.
Further options are available, the choiceis up to you:
- You may decide to be taught how to bake bread in the community oven, really kneading your own dough and making the bread from start to finish and then take your wonderful smelling bread to the honey souk where you can dipit in eight different honeys, aged butter or khilli, a type of lamb or beef jerky.
- Or you could opt for doing you own street cooking. First you get to shop and fill your tanjia, a terracotta urn with all the requisite ingredents and then have it buried in hot embers of the furnatchi to cook your rich and spicy Marrakech style casserole.
Whatever you choose, you will not forget the experience of a Tasting Trip with Fes Desert Trips!
Clients will be picked up from their accommodation by the Fes Desert Trips Culinary Expert.