Date Harvest culinary tour to Marrakesh, October 2017

Morocco Beyond the Bay continues this year with many happy, adventurous travellers joining our culinary tours arranged by Cooking on the Bay and Edwina Golombek, chef and owner of the House of Fusion in Marrakesh.  A small group is about to depart at the end of August to enjoy their exotic adventure.  In these culinary [...]

By | 2016-12-07T19:32:13+11:00 August 22nd, 2016|Culinary Travel, Marrakesh, Moroccan, Morocco, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Date Harvest culinary tour to Marrakesh, October 2017

Marrakesh is also about history and architecture as well as its food

One of the special buildings in Marrakesh is the El Bahia Palace; it was built for Ahmed Ibn Moussa between 1894 and 1900 in the Alawi style that was popular at the time. Craftsmen were brought from Fez to work on this monumental task which took approximately fifteen years to complete. It is said that [...]

By | 2016-06-16T22:09:57+10:00 May 25th, 2015|Culinary Travel, Marrakesh, Travel, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marrakesh is also about history and architecture as well as its food

Moroccan mint tea with Edwina at the House of Fusion, Marrakesh

Mint tea is an integral part of Moroccan life and the Moroccans drink it all day - at the beginning of the meals and as a welcome to guests. It is often served with little pastries, cakes and biscuit treats. In the Berber villages they tend to use just one mint, we often used a [...]

By | 2016-06-16T22:10:23+10:00 May 22nd, 2015|Culinary Travel, Marrakesh, Moroccan, Morocco, Recipes, Travel|Comments Off on Moroccan mint tea with Edwina at the House of Fusion, Marrakesh

Tangier with lamb cooked in the Hammam of Marrakesh

The tangier is a slow roasted meal, made in a tangier pot, with meat such as lamb, chicken, beef or osso bucco cuts, plus garlic, water, lots of saffron and a special tangier spice called rosea. The tangier is cooked in the Hammam coals for some hours. Rosea is the special spice mixture used in [...]

By | 2016-06-16T22:12:15+10:00 May 20th, 2015|Food - spices, Marrakesh, Moroccan, Morocco, Recipes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tangier with lamb cooked in the Hammam of Marrakesh

Marrakesh – going into the desert

Going into the Sahara Desert was an amazing experience. The scenery is very beautiful, extremely colourful, bright oranges, browns, greys and the occasional greens in the oases; quite spell-binding and full of contrasts...a memorable journey with an expert guide and host in Edwina who has spent years discovering these hidden gems. Thank you Edwina - [...]

By | 2014-06-01T20:37:24+10:00 May 27th, 2014|Culinary Travel, Marrakesh, Morocco, Travel|Comments Off on Marrakesh – going into the desert

Marrakesh with Morocco beyond the Bay

We are here at last with Edwina and the House of Fusion, Marrakesh. What are we doing so far? Driving along through the Tizn Test Pass passing earth built hillside villages along the route. A picnic in a little gorge in the Atlas mountains along side a river bubbling quietly over stones... Visiting [...]

By | 2014-05-07T04:04:38+10:00 May 7th, 2014|Cooking classes, Culinary Travel, Food - spices, Marrakesh, Travel, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marrakesh with Morocco beyond the Bay

Morocco Beyond the Bay – a culinary adventure – June 2015

The House of Fusion culinary riad in Marrakech, Morocco, has teamed up with Cooking on the Bay, Melbourne to bring you a fabulous, foodie culinary Moroccan adventure.  Join us for Morocco Beyond the Bay!  We are On the Road to Morocco! Join us for ten exciting, wondrous days and eleven exotic, fascinating nights. We spend six [...]

By | 2016-12-07T19:32:43+11:00 October 15th, 2013|Culinary Travel, Food, Marrakesh, Morocco, Musings, Travel, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Morocco Beyond the Bay – a culinary adventure – June 2015