Tag Archives: Morocco

The Earth Cafe, Marrakech, Morocco

The Earth Cafe is Marrakech’s only pure vegetarian and vegan cafe. If you’re trying to maintain a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle whilst travelling and want to eat at a place where the chef understands what it means to be vegetarian or vegan (not using chicken stock in the vegetable tagine, for instance, ‘because it gives it some flavour…’, etc) then the Earth cafe is for you. We visited late one weekday afternoon, passing the kitchen as we entered (it was all open plan, so you could see how clean it was…

Dar Attajali Restaurant, Fez, Morocco

On our way to dinner at Dar Attajalli we walked past a truck loaded with water melon in an empty marketplace. It looked interesting so I raised my camera, preparing to take a photo. A shout stopped me. A man, I presume the owner of the melons, rushed out of a nearby cafe, demanding money. Now, it was Ramadan, the most holy month in the Islamic calendar and the man had been busy breaking his fast. One of the central points of this fast is that the Muslim must aim to keep…