Only Moroccan--May is Morocco Month

Of all things in the world, there are only certain things that will always be Moroccan. 

Tagine:  Tagine (or tajine) are slow cooked stews braised at low temperatures.  They are traditionally cooked in a tajine pot, which is a shallow, ceramic pot with a conical cover.  Tajines combine meat ingredients such as lamb, chicken or fish, with vegetables such as olives, onions, tomatoes, and spices, such as saffron, ginger, turmeric, cum, paprika, and pepper.  Traditionally served in a communal eating style, Tajines are must haves at all Moroccan gatherings.


Tadelakt (meaning "rub") is a waterproof plaster made of lime that is the traditional coating of Moroccan palaces, hammams and bathrooms.  It's traditional application includes the plastic being polished (rubbed) mechanically, with river stones, and treated with olive soap or black soap to help with carbonation of the surface, thus making it waterproof.  Tadelakt finishing is luxurious, and suitable for bathrooms, showers, and highly decorative! 


Argan Oil:  extracted from the Argan tree, which is indigenous to the southern region of Morocco.  This oil is a recent discovery for the West, although it has been used for centuries by the Berbers of the region.  Read more about Argan oil and Rhassoul clay--Moroccan beauty wonders!

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