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La Maison Arabe

1 Derb Assehbé
Bab Doukkala
Marrakesh, 40000, Morocco
TEL: 212-5-2438-7010
Franco-Italian aristocrat Fabrizio Ruspoli has added 10 rooms to his sybaritic riad on the medina’s edge. The cooking school remains stellar, with small class sizes for a total immersion into the fragrant North African cuisine. Instructor Dada Fatiha learned from her mother, who cooked for a local pasha. Before rolling up their sleeves to make flaky briouat pastries and a chicken tagine accented with cinnamon and sesame seeds, students tour the spice market and cull tips from congenial university professor Mohammed Nahir. (A saffron secret? Pulverize it in a mortar with a touch of salt before using.) Lessons conclude with a DIY feast overlooking a dreamy pool flanked by olive trees.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Live Music
  • Prix Fixe
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Smoking Area
  • Tasting Menu

Cuisine Type:: African/Moroccan

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