An added bonus of any overseas surf trip is often the sampling of new and interesting local cuisine. Morocco is a food-lover’s paradise.
Our long term resident chef Momo has become something of a celebrity amongst our guests, not only for consistently producing exquisite meals day after day, but his uncanny ability in catering to all tastes and dietary requirements.
Due to its geography and history, the cuisine of Morocco is a heady mix of Arab, Berber, Moorish, French, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean African, Iberian, and Jewish influences. Dishes frequently feature dried and fresh fruits - apricots, dates, figs, and raisins, to name but a few. Nuts are popular too with pine nuts, almonds, and pistachios showing up in all sorts of dishes. Think of Moroccan food and deliciously aromatic dishes such as tagine immediately come to mind. Spices have been imported to Morocco for thousands of years and common spices include cinnamon, cumin, turmeric, ginger, pepper, paprika, saffron, aniseed, sesame seed and coriander. Popular herbs include coriander leaf, parsley and mint which is used widely in cooking and famously in deliciously sweet Moroccan tea. At Moroccan Surf Adventures we like to give a flavour of real Morocco alongside other world cuisine.
All meals are provided on all packages daily.
Oats and cereals, Eggs, daily made Moroccan breads, fruit, Yoghurt, jams, Argan oil and Moroccan Amlou (Argan, honey and Almond dip). also provided are fresh juice, coffee and tea.
A weekly variety consisting of fresh filled baguettes, rice, pasta and traditional Moroccan salads. A selection of fresh Juice also provided.
A weekly buffet including vegetarian, lamb, beef and fish Tagine’s, BBQ’s, Cous Cous, Moroccan curries and much more. Every night there is also a selection of salads and vegetable dishes. Evening meals are generally a weekly highlight for most guests!
You will also have the opportunity to watch Momo produce the authentic Moroccan meat or vegetarian tagine and cous cous on friday evenings. Along the way, Momo will give you a potted history and insight into the ingredients of this most Moroccan of dishes. His relaxed demonstration is performed out on the terrace over a naked flame so grab a beer and come watch Mo in action. Friday night cookery classes are available to all guests and whilst not obligatory we recommend a look at this lighthearted introduction to Moroccan cooking.
…the most incredible flavoursome food, you will not go hungry here…Robbie S. March 2018
…the food here, cooked by the culinary king MoMo, is incredible. It gets to around 6.30 and the smell of the food could drive you insane. It really was amazing food the entire time we were there.Anon. February 2016
Please Note: we are closed from 1st July to 31st July.
* We can happily cater for vegetarian and vegan diets by prior arrangement.
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