Chinese Study Reveals Hot Spices Prolong Life

Rabat - Eating spicy food, at least twice a week, has been associated with a longer life according to a Chinese study, published on Tuesday in The BMJ Medical Journal. Conducted by an international team of researchers led by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, the study collected dietary data from nearly 490,000 people, aged 30 to 79, in China. Though more data is needed to confirm the findings, the st ...

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Two Leading US TV Channels Showcase Moroccan Cuisine

Rabat - Two TV programs showcasing Moroccan products are programmed by leading US TV channels, NBC News and Fox News, said the Moroccan center for exports promotion "Maroc Export". Dubbed "Moroccan flavors for summer dishes" and focusing on the use of Moroccan olive oil, the first show was broadcast on June 21 on NBC News channel for some 1.6 million viewers, said a statement by "Maroc Export" on Tuesday.   ...

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In Pictures: US Ambassador at Moroccan-American Food Week

Rabat -During the Moroccan-American food week that ended Saturday  in Rabat, US ambassador to Morocco Dwight L. Bush expressed his love for Moroccan cuisine. Bush named a number of his favorite Moroccan dishes. On top comes the “Meshwi,” (meat in skewers cooked over charcoal fire) fish tagine and Bastilla (an authentic Moroccan dish made of fine layers of almost transparent pastry called “warqa” and is stuf ...

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In Pictures: Most Famous Authentic Moroccan Dishes

Taroudant - The cultural diversity in morocco (Amazighs, Arabs, Hassanis, Jews, and Andalousians) contribute to the richness of its remarkable cuisine that is among the top best cuisines of the world. Known for its mouthwatering spicy dishes and amazingly sweet pastry and bread, it is no wonder that the kingdom appears on the world best travel destinations for food lovers. The famous dishes in the Moroccan ...

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Morocco, Second Best Travel Destinations for Food Lovers

Taroudant - The Worldsim travel blog ranked Morocco second among the Best Travel Destinations for Food Lovers released on March 6. Known for its mouthwatering dishes, Morocco is ranked ahead of many of the gourmand’s global destinations such as France and Italy. “Morocco is the place to go for the best Berber cuisine on the planet,” writes the Worldsim. “That means fragrant tagine pots served in the midst o ...

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Moroccan Filmmakers Express Indignation about Quality of Film Production in Morocco

Marrakech - A number of Moroccan filmmakers decided to send a letter to the head of the Moroccan Cinematographic Center in which they express their indignation about the poor quality of film production in Morocco. To the Director of the Moroccan Cinematographic Center: We, the signatories of this petition, young filmmakers and passionate about movies, would like to express our indignation about the quality ...

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Adel Imam Refuses to Talk to Moroccan Press

Marrakech- Egyptian actor Adel Imam refused to make a statement to the Moroccan press who were covering the Marrakech International Film Festival. Allegedly, the Egyptian star refused to talk to the Moroccan press because of a monopolistic contract he signed with the Middle East Broadcasting Center Group (MBC). As a result, Adel Imam may not give press releases to any media outlets without obtaining prior p ...

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Hamburgers That Taste Like Human Flesh Served in London

Rabat - World travelers and food aficionados have encountered or even tasted bizarre or just plain weird food in all corners of the globe, but when a cook tries to prepare hamburgers that taste exactly the same as human flesh, that is something extremely beyond the sense imagination. For the launch of the fifth season of the television show the Walking Dead, a chef has made human flesh-flavored burgers. To ...

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The Culture of Sellou: The Top Feel-Home Food for Ramadan in Morocco

By Khadija El Mary  Agadir - This is Tquawt or Sellou or Slilo or Sfouf or Zmitta. It has so many different names but each name refers to the same nut-based paste, known as energy paste or brown mixture. This is a unique Moroccan specialty made of an amazing mixture of almonds, sesame seeds as well as other spices and flavorings. Sellou does not only leave a lasting visual impression but does wonders to you ...

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Moroccan Cuisine: a recipe for steamed and stuffed chicken

By Dahamou Layla Tinejdad, Morocco- Steamed and stuffed chicken is a tasty Moroccan meal. It is considered among the prestigious dishes that Moroccans serve for their special guests. In special ceremonies and festivities, people prepare it as a basic meal along with spicy thick sauce and pickled lemon. Nowadays, people prepare it more often as a regular dish for lunch. With bread, cooked vegetables and some ...

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Recipe for a Westernized Moroccan Tajine

Casablanca- Being in Morocco and not tasting tajine is a big mistake. Living in Morocco and not being able to cook tajine is an unpardonable mistake!   After I had lived in Casa for two months I decided (to try) to cook my first tajine au poulet (chicken). Well, that was a failure. Burnt chicken, dry veggies, no sauce... I didn't give up, as they say practice makes perfect. I tried few more times. The effec ...

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“Fine Lala”: the future Moroccan McDonald’s?

Casablanca- A brand new McDonald’s is opening soon right next to where you live? Does that even surprise you anymore? Well, then how about a Moroccan fast food restaurant serving all the exotic, exclusively Moroccan dishes opening there where it is less expected? “Fine Lala” (Where is madam/grandma?) a Moroccan traditional fast-food restaurant, has recently opened its doors in Street Louis Le Grand, next to ...

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