If you are unfamiliar with tagines but enjoy trying new recipes are up for exotic flavors, you are in for a treat. The richness and depth of flavor as well as the interesting pairing of ingredients are truly a sensory delight.
Tagines (also spelled tajines) are North Africa’s version of stew, the mainstay and comfort food of people everywhere. The Berbers of North Africa gave the world tagines as well as cous cous; in Morocco, the tagine is both daily food and edible art.
Morocco is a culture with one foot in Europe and the other in Africa. It is a long history of travel and cultural interchange with Europe and many Europeans spend their holidays in Morocco. Morocco is sophisticated and, at the same time, has deep traditional Berber roots. Its cultural heritage extends to its music and arts, its fine textiles and rugs and its complex and delicious cuisine.