Morocco is the culinary star of Africa. The importance of Moroccan cuisine is the various cultures of African, Islamic, Mediterranean, Berber, and Andalusia cuisine. Therefore Morocco is ranked the second in the world and first in Africa and in the Arab world. There are some ingredients and many of the dishes in Morocco that combine meat and fruit, especially apricots. This is known as the Persian Kitchen specifications.
The Ancient Roman also played a major historical role in the establishment of this cuisine. Geographical and climatic also contributed to the enrichment of Moroccan cuisine and is characterized by its unique blend of sugar and salt in some meals, as well as the fruits such as pineapples, pears, dried plums, dried figs, dried apricot, raisins.
In addition some ingredients in the food of Morocco mix from spices and herbs such as mint, cumin, saffron, paprika, coriander, and turmeric. Additionally you’ll find olive oil and tomatoes added to the dishes.
Here are some Facts about Morocco
1- They are considered the one of most diversified of the world’ s cuisine of interaction with culture from the larger world. It is influenced by Berber-Moorish, European and Mediterranean cuisines.
2- They are the largest processor and exporter of sardines in the world. In addition to top exports citrus fruits like mandarins and olives. It is also export leather goods and textiles.
3- The symbol of love in Morocco is Liver not the Heart.
4- They are one of the most countries about economy and industry. Approximately 10 million people visit each year. In addition to makes the coast, their culture, history the focus of tourism attraction.
5- Couscous is a national dish and made of meat and vegetables stew.
6- The famous dishes are is pastille, tajine, and harira. Chicken is also the most widely eaten meat.
7- The popular drink in Morocco is Green tea with mint with sugar.
8-The State of California is almost the same size of Morocco.
- 1 whole chicken, cut 10 pieces
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tbsp apricot jam
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- Sauce: 1 tbsp apricot jam
- Sauce: 2 cups of sour cream
- Sauce: 1 tsp curry
- Sauce: 1tsp cumin
- Sauce: 2 tbsp green onion, minced
- Combine all ingredients of sauce.
- Bring the chicken and add the cinnamon, salt, black pepper, and lemon juice. Coat all pieces of chicken with the mixture.
- In the tray put the chicken and grill in oven a medium heat for 40 minutes or the chicken turned golden brown.
- Coat the pieces chicken with apricot jam and enter again in oven for 5 minutes.
- Serve the chicken with Sauce.