Moroccan cuisine is famous for its use of spices to create rich, flavorful sauces, and zesty side dishes and salads. Contrary to what many believe, few Moroccan dishes are very hot in flavour.
There are four basic spices every Moroccan kitchen must have to prepare tagines and stews. They are Salt, Pepper, Ginger, and Turmeric. Other spices frequently encountered in Moroccan cooking include: Cinnamon, Saffron, Paprika, Cumin, and White pepper. As always, for best results when cooking a Moroccan dish, make sure to use fresh spices like the ones on offer below.