Not many know much about the food of Morocco. People who are not acquainted with the cuisine might only now dish names. Moroccan cooking is meant to be enjoyed with friends and family, savored for its exotic flavors of herbs and spices and fragrances. Listed below is some information about the food and cultural eating of the country in question.
It's Culturally Diverse. Moroccan cuisine is considered one of the most important in the world due to its diversity of influences. The Berbers brought tagine and couscous. The Arabs brought spices, nuts, and dried fruit. The Moors brought with them olives, olive juice, and citrus. The Ottoman Empire brought barbecue. The French weren't there long but brought with them cafes and pastries. Moroccan food is so diverse that it's a unique dining experience.
The Spices. Every dish contains a mix of spices that will leave your mouth watering for more. Cumin is considered just as important as salt and pepper and is served on the table right alongside them. Each meal, even the desserts, are a savory combination of spice.
The Bread. Bread, or khubz, is sacred to the Moroccans and served at every meal. They never throw out their bread, and never allow it to fall on the floor. Quite often they use bread in place of utensils, which makes sopping up the stew and juices simple. You can be sure that as the bread alone is worth the experiment.
The Atmosphere. Moroccan food is meant to be enjoyed with family and friends. Along with savory food, the Moroccans have brought with them a culture of closeness at mealtimes. You can't go wrong with spending time with the ones you love the most.
Here at Kous Kous, we try to bring all of this and more to our tables. If you're looking for more information about our food and restaurant, feel free to contact us. We'd love to talk to you!