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Morocco’s Traditional Ceramic Crafts: Pottery and Zellige Tilework

03/23/2015 by Ellen

Morocco is well-known for the variety and quality of its traditional arts and crafts. Fes in particular is renowned for the craftsmanship of silver teapots and trays, leather, copper and embroidery, and of course, ceramics. A visit to the Pottery Village cooperatives in Fes highlights the art of Moroccan ceramics, both pottery and zellige tilework.

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Happy Couscous Day, or how in Morocco, Friday = Couscous

02/27/2015 by Ellen

Couscous Friday: Culinary Traditions in Morocco TGIF!  Here in Morocco that translates to two very important events: Friday prayer service and couscous.  Similar to the Sunday roast tradition for Christian families in the West, families throughout Morocco gather on Fridays, to join together in prayer at their neighborhood mosque and return home to enjoy a ...

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Moroccan Mint Tea: A Sweet Lesson about Hospitality in Morocco

02/13/2015 by Ellen

Moroccan Mint Tea: It's only fitting that our first blog post is about Moroccan Mint Tea. It's a sweet tradition in a culture which values hospitality.

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