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l'Atelier Madada

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Address: 7 Bis Rue Youssef El Fassi, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Phone Number: +212524475512
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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At the entrance of the old medina, in a former almond warehouse, l'Atelier...

At the entrance of the old medina, in a former almond warehouse, l'Atelier Madada welcomes you under its stone arches. By small groups (8 persons maximum) and supervised by a professional team (a cook and a trilingual presenter) our hosts discover the secrets of Moroccan gastronomy and are initiated into the delights of one of the best cuisine in the world. In a friendly and casual atmosphere, those half-day workshops teach each participant how to prepare a full traditional meal that one can then easily reproduce at home.

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Moroccan Cooking Class

Exceptional from start to delicious finish! Mona presented her class in beautiful surroundings with an equally beautifully organized approach. We made individual "bistilla" and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2016
Krysias B
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Exceptional from start to delicious finish! Mona presented her class in beautiful surroundings with an equally beautifully organized approach. We made individual "bistilla" and a wonderful vegetable concoction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful time with the chef and Allison. There was excellent banter interweaved between the local cooking knowledge and expertise. The trip to the spice market was insightful and learning about the tagines was certainly eye-opening. We highly recommend this extraordinary experience to everyone of all ages! Allison's daughter stole the show!

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Thank Aurgha M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did a class just us two and thoroughly enjoyed it. The trip to the spice market was fascinating, the food was absolutely delicious and everyone at the atelier was friendly and welcoming. It was the perfect way to spend a morning in Essaouira and worth every penny.

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Thank Aggie F
Welford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We have visited 3 times in the past few years. Always a good class, lots of information and good fun.

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Thank Sally C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

If you want to learn more about cooking Moroccan food and you happen to to be staying in Essouira then I urge you to spend a day cooking with Alison and Mona. Before we went I'd had a few attempts at trying to cook various kinds of tagines but was never quite happy with the end result. After our day... More 

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Thank Geoff S
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I did a cooking class at l'Atelier in March, we made chicken pastilla and harira soup and it was delicious! Great instruction and lots of laughs. Beautiful surrounds.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with our guide and the chef who were great fun (apologies their names escape us now as a number of months have passed..) in this half day savoury cooking course. We learnt about cooking with the tagine and went to visit the spice market for some additional purchases. A bit prices but worth it and definitely... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

My husband and I took the cooking clas with Moona and Alison earlier today and it was the highlight of our trip. We were the only ones who had booked on for today so it felt quite exclusive! Both Alison and Moona are friendly and know exactly what they are doing, it was light hearted and fun all the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend did this course with 2 others and really enjoyed ourselves. We were greeted with mint tea & insight into making the prefect cup...best mint tea we had in Morroco! Ailson and Muna are a prefect pair...it was a lovely light hearthed morning of cooking and learning about morrocian cusine. Ailson has a great teaching style sharing... More 

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Camberley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Booked to attend this class for me and my sister via the I'Atelier Madada website,a few weeks prior to our holiday to Essaouira. Booking was all very efficient and straight forward, we did not need to pay in advance, we paid on the day of the class in cash, (no cards accepted). Arrived for a 10:30am start, where we met... More 

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