Tag Archives: street food

Snail seller, Mostafa Elbahja

Mostafa Elbahja is the self appointed NUMBER ONE Babbouch (snails) vendor in the Jemma al Fnaa square, in this film he explains in comical fashion the health benefits of eating his snails marinaded in spices like the cinnamon, ginger, cumin, rosemary and aniseed. … Continue reading

Posted in History and Culture, Jemaa al-Fnaa, The Marrakech Medina, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Svenge, Moroccan deep fried donuts

Svenge is a widely available in Marrakech, often served from street food stalls.  Rings of dough deep fried in oil, usually sold tied in bunches of five. Svenge is eaten at breakfast or as a snack throughout the day. Our … Continue reading

Posted in History and Culture, Other tourist information, The Marrakech Medina, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cactus fruit, prickly pears, in season in Marrakech

Cactus fruits also known as prickly pears are in season in Marrakech in the late summer.  In the countryside cactuses are plentiful, sometimes planted as hedging plants around farms, at this time of year all over the old town street sellers … Continue reading

Posted in History and Culture, Other tourist information, The Marrakech Medina, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment