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Cooking Workshops at La Maison Arabe

1, Derb Assehbe | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech, Morocco
+ 212 524 38 70 10
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Ranked #14 of 447 activities in Marrakech
Type: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: The world-renowned cooking workshops at La Maison Arabe are open to hotel guests and those staying elsewhere in Marrakech. At the half-day classes,... more » Owner description: The world-renowned cooking workshops at La Maison Arabe are open to hotel guests and those staying elsewhere in Marrakech. At the half-day classes, one learns the secrets of Moroccan cuisine, considered the most refined on the African continent. The workshops are run by a dada (traditional Moroccan chef), a translator (French/English), and include a visit to a nearby spice market and communal bread oven. After the workshop, during which every participant has worked alongside the dada at his or her own workstation, one dines on the delicious meal that's been prepared. The cooking workshops at La Maison Arabe have been praised by the leading international travel and food press, including The New York Times Sunday Travel Section, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Saveurs, and Virtuoso Life. « less
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Wife and I had a great time and enjoyed the flavour of our cooking. Would definitely recommend....if you like to experience genuine Moroccon cuisine...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This really was a fantastic cookery course & certainly THE highlight of our holiday. Anyone who just likes cooking or food would enjoy this. We were taken by shuttle bus to the most idyllic setting. The herb gardens were so peaceful & calm & we enjoyed tea & bread in these stunning surroundings. The large spacious kitchen was beautiful &... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Highlight of our trip to Marrakech! Did the half day course, excellent information and local knowledge, beautiful setting, plenty of assistance with the cooking and as a result, lovely food at the end! You get a little tagine pot at the end along with the recipes. There were 4 of us, then another 4 doing the course, so it was... More

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Easily the best experience of our Marrakesh trip. Highly recommend this to anyone who wants an authentic taste of Moroccan food.great background to principle of Moroccan food. Fantastic kitchen individual workstation per person complete with individual sinks and mini cok tops. Completely set up with knives and spices dishes and main ingredients all laid out. Good fun introduction to our... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We booked a day course at this wonderful school to learn a little about the food and culture of the people of Marrakech and couldn't have chosen better. There was 15 people in our group and everybody was warm and friendly...we spent a little time going through the spices and then about the traditions of the foods we were about... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The cooking facilities are great, Teheran hosts friendly and knowledgable and the morning well though out in terms of teaching reusable techniques and explaining basic principles of Moroccan cooking. We made tagine and salads that I still make from time to time in the uk. It was nice to have a formal sit down meal and chat with the other... More

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Lubbock, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had such a lovely time! I would definitely recommend this cooking class. We have been on many tours/attractions and this was our favorite!

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We went to the cooking class not knowing what to expect and we ended up having an amazing time! The facilities were great, really modern and clean. The instructions weren't too hard to follow, and the staff ensured everyone had a good time. Well worth the money.

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Orkney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We spent a morning at the cookery class here. I was not sure what to expect and was vaguely worried that there would not be other guys for my teenage son. but it was a very mixed and friendly group, about 10 of us, and we all had a ball. Starting with garden herbs, into bread making and the mint... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Marrakech is a city of hidden beauty, and the location of the cooking school is no different....a 2 acre garden oasis 10 minutes outside of town. The staff takes care of everything- shuttle to and from the venue- very easy. The day is perfectly planned- a great combination of learning, listening and doing. The facility is very modern, clean and... More

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