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Moroccan cooking class: COUSCOUS BERBER (barley semoulina) - Marrakech

From 28/04/2021 to 28/10/2021, this workshop was evaluated 2 times
The averages of the scores are:
Program and stages content: 8.5/10
Accomodation by the professional and exchanges: 9/10
Technical skills of the professional: 9/10
Organization and animation by Ateliers d'Ailleurs : 9/10

      Steaming the semolina , cooking instructions specific to the Maghreb region is not clearly dated. It seems it has grown up around the ninth or tenth century. they then used a  terracota colander clay or wicker basket called "alfa".


Berber Couscous is a fabulous journey of discovery of the Berber culture. The durum wheat semolina was replaced by barley semoulina, and the classic broth is completed  by milk.

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You will also work around the following dishes, all directly from the Berber cooking :

- seasonal vegetables soup,

- discovery the Berber pancakes "Bouchiar",

- a traditional dessert made from fruit  or vegetable juice,

- detailed preparation for tea Mint.

Moroccan cooking class: COUSCOUS BERBER (barley semoulina)

The cooking classes are approximately 3 hours of preparation, and continues by sharing a meal in a Moroccan living room, and in respect of rites and customs of traditional Moroccan meal. The lunch or dinner will be for you a special time for further discussion about the art of living in Morocco.

      Your workshop includes the following services :

  • utensils and raw materials,
  • guide spoken (Arabic French English) in charge of translation and good progress of workshop,
  • tasting of the realized recipes which will be served to you in the Moroccan salon of your host,
  • 5 sorts of traditional Moroccan spices,
  • 3 recipe cards available in French or English.
  • The advantages during the workshop: photographing, a present from ateliers d'ailleurs
  • The advantages after the workshop:.emailing your photos, participation certificate, recipe sheets.

Options :

  • supplement for transport from our meeting point (medina or guéliz) : 150dhs/14e (1pers) ; 120dhs/11e (2pers) ; 90dhs/8e (3pers or +), round-trip per personn.

Commentary from Tuyen B., the 11/06/2011:

Accueil très chaleureux, Atmosphère conviviale et familiale!
Authenticité, partage du savoir faire, très bonne prise au charge avec Loubna
merci à vous    

Program and stages content: 8/10
Accomodation by the professional and exchanges: 10/10
Technical skills of the professional: 8/10
Organization and animation by Ateliers d'Ailleurs : 9/10

Commentary from Karine L., the 19/05/2011:

tout un programme complet, entrée plats dessert, sans oublie l'incontournable préparation du thé à la menthe!!! rencontre et accueil simple et conviviale parfait par l'échange des faux rire, activité agréable ou le souvenir pourra être respecter  à la maison délicieux couscous

et merci maintes fois pour l'accueil chaleureux !!! à recommander vivement

Program and stages content: 9/10
Accomodation by the professional and exchanges: 8/10
Technical skills of the professional: 10/10
Organization and animation by Ateliers d'Ailleurs : 9/10
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