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Omar Chennafi

What is this?

This unique experience, curated by Omar Chennafi, combines the cultural richness of Fes with its exquisite culinary heritage. Spanning 3-4 hours, you will visit a local market to shop for fresh ingredients, join a Moroccan family in their home for a cooking lesson, learn a few Moroccan phrases, and enjoy the meal together. Key Activities: 1. Shop for ingredients: Explore the vibrant souks of Fes with Omar. Learn how to select the best spices and ingredients for traditional Moroccan dishes. 2. Cooking with a Moroccan Family: Participate in a hands-on cooking lesson, authentically preparing dishes like tagine or couscous. Gain insights into cooking techniques and traditions of Moroccan cuisine. 3. Learn a few phrases of the local dialect, Darija, 4. Photography: Capture the cooking process, the family, and details of Moroccan kitchens. 5. Dining and Discussion: Enjoy the fruits of your labor by dining with the family. Engage in conversations about Moroccan culture, food and lifestyle.

What makes this unique?

Would you like to meet a Moroccan family? This experience allows you to do just that, in an authentic setting, taking you well beyond the path of a typical traveler. This experience is filled with opportunities to photograph intimate everyday moments, guided sensitively by Omar Chennafi, and allows you to get deep into the essence of Moroccan hospitality and cuisine. Unlike typical cooking classes, you'll be welcomed into a Moroccan family's home, offering a genuine glimpse into their daily life. You will be able to capture photos of these moments, creating lasting memories of your journey. This experience offers a unique opportunity to dive into the culinary traditions of Fes, ensuring you leave with an appreciation of life in Fes, new cooking skills and recipes, Moroccan phrases to get by, and beautiful photographs.

What is the profile of the host?

Omar Chennafi, a renowned photographer and cultural ambassador, brings his passion for Moroccan culture and culinary arts to this experience. His intimate knowledge of Fes and its people makes this more than just a cooking class; it's a journey into the heart of Moroccan life. Omar acts as a bridge and guide for you to make deep connections and leave with unforgettable memories.

What to bring?

Camera or smartphone for photography Comfortable walking shoes for the market visit Appetite for delicious Moroccan cuisine
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EUR 200
per person

Private experience

3.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 to make base costs and logistics work. What’s included: Guided market tour. Cooking class and meal with a Moroccan family. Language exchange. Photography guidance by Omar.
Offered in English, Arabic, French, German

Private experience

3.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 to make base costs and logistics work. What’s included: Guided market tour. Cooking class and meal with a Moroccan family. Language exchange. Photography guidance by Omar.
Offered in English, Arabic, French, German
calendar
EUR 200
per person

Private experience

3.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 to make base costs and logistics work. What’s included: Guided market tour. Cooking class and meal with a Moroccan family. Language exchange. Photography guidance by Omar.
Offered in English, Arabic, French, German

Private experience

3.5 hours
This experience accommodates a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 6 to make base costs and logistics work. What’s included: Guided market tour. Cooking class and meal with a Moroccan family. Language exchange. Photography guidance by Omar.
Offered in English, Arabic, French, German