Rabat – “Street Food Around the Word” is a TV show on National Geographic’s Adventure channel that travels around the world and searches for the best examples of street food.
In this episode, host Ishai Golan visits Marrakech, sampling eight Moroccan dishes.
In the Jemaa el Fna square and around the streets and alleyways of the city, he tries snail soup, fresh orange juice, B’stilla (a pastry filled with chicken or fish), Harira (a traditional soup), sheep heads, ma’qooda (deep fried potato balls), and chebakia (a sesame cookie). A guide shows him how to prepare a traditional tagine.
The episode also wanders through the markets of Marrakech, with its great variety of products, sights and smells. Golan gives tourist advice, including tips to haggling prices and finding the best spices.