One cannot turn a street corner in Fez without being flooded with the delicious scents of herbs and spices. As unique as Moroccan cuisine might be, it will have a traditional dish to please all tastes and get everyone wanting to get in on the secret behind those tasty dishes. Luckily, cooking classes abound in and around the historic city of Fez to get you started on both mastering and savouring these wonderful aromas.
Meet with one of the professional chefs at the Palais Amani to learn about the most delicious secrets of Moroccan cuisine. Prepare the locally-grown ingredients under the grand palace walls and savour your meal in its lush garden.
Morning class: 10am-2pm
Afternoon class: 3pm-7pm
Price: From £70.49/person
Source: Fes Cooking Class
Step into a traditional Moroccan kitchen to experience all the flavours at the heart of the local cuisine. Immerse yourself in the Farsi culture with this authentic family cooking class.
Price: From £51.01/person
Learn how to pick out and master all the many spices in your favourite Moroccan dishes and enjoy a local tour of the markets to pick up all the necessary ingredients.
Price: From 44.62/person
This private tour will give you all the necessary hands-on experience to bring home to your friends and family. It includes a quick trip to the nearby market to select all the ingredients to suit your taste.
Price: From £49.12/person
This single day cooking class begins with a shopping trip to the souk where you will have the chance to learn how to pick out the most flavourful items. The 6 hour long class will be rewarded with a final degustation of these freshly cooked ingredients.
Price: From £73.24/person
Cooking a traditional Moroccan dish is much more than simply creating a flavourful meal, it is about delving into the heart of the local culture and tasting its true authenticity. Surrounded by locals and expert cooks, taking cooking classes in Fez will give you a unique glimpse into the vibrant daily life of the country.
Although the final degustation is certainly a highlight of any cooking class, the expert guidance of local chefs will teach you all about the wonderful ways you can incorporate flavours and spices into your dishes. With a visit to the local Fez souk, you will also learn about how to select the freshest ingredients and prepare them in a traditional Moroccan way.
From tagine to couscous and keftas, every traditional Moroccan dish is infused with rich flavours adopted by locals in their daily lunch or dinner. Taking a day out of your trip to Fez to join a cooking class will teach you how to incorporate some of these unique aromas into your own cooking once you fly back home.