This is an in-person program. Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell.
Registration: Registration opens on September 21, 2023, at 12:00 PM.
All ingredients and materials provided.
This program involves learning about the techniques to prepare a popular Moroccan dessert, Gheriba Louz, and Moroccan tea, commonly known as "Maghrebi mint tea".Gheriba Louz is a delicate almond cookie that holds a special place in Moroccan cuisine. The cookie is typically made with ground almonds, powdered sugar, butter, and fragrant ingredients like orange blossom water or rose water. In Moroccan culture, Gheriba Louz is often served during special occasions and celebrations, such as weddings, religious festivals, or family gatherings. It represents the hospitality of the Moroccan people, as it is commonly offered to guests as a gesture of welcome and warmth.
Moroccan tea, commonly known as "Maghrebi mint tea" or "Moroccan mint tea," is another iconic aspect of Moroccan culture. It is a traditional green tea infused with fresh mint leaves and sweetened with sugar. Moroccan tea holds great cultural significance as it is a symbol of hospitality, friendship, and social bonding. Serving and drinking tea is considered an art form in Morocco, with a specific ceremonial preparation and pouring technique. The tea itself is refreshing, aromatic, and has a distinctively minty flavor, making it a beloved beverage among Moroccans and a delightful experience for visitors exploring Moroccan culture.
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Presenter Information: Meet Sara Aouhar, a Moroccan woman with an unwavering passion for food and all things sweet. Her mission is to enlighten and engage her community by sharing insights into Moroccan cuisine, culture, and the essence of her beloved country. Join her in exploring the flavors, traditions, and vibrant spirit of Morocco, while gaining a deeper understanding of this captivating nation.