A wonderful riad and culinary destination in the Marrakech medina, where you dine in the courtyard, swooning over the day's degustation menu, inspired by the morning's market and prepared by your host and resident dada. Recipes of your dinner are included, together with a selection of spices used in the prep.
To begin ...
in a glorious chermoula
on a marmalade bed of finely sliced oranges, onions and tomatoes
The main event
Slow seared calamari
in an orange and caramelised jus
Saffron lemon chicken tajine
cooked over two hours in spices and lemon juice
Saffron mashed sweet potatoes
served in scooped out orange halves with a piece of caramelised orange atop
Floured & spiced butter roasted vegetables
wearing a coat of flour and spices and dropped into sizzling butter
a wonderful reduction of the ripest tomatoes in a pan with liquorice, cinnamon and onions
Rosewater meringue filled with hidden almonds served upon a bed of chocolate genache