You are planning to go to Morocco this summer? PiggyBee made this article for you! Below the best things you can bring home from Morocco, enjoy!
1. Argan Oil
Basics. Argan Oil owns many vertues such as hydrating, anti-aging. The oil is extracted from roasted seeds. You can find Argan Oil in traditional farms but also in the souk. Be careful, Argan Oil is only made in Morocco. Do you know that there are two types of Argan: cosmetic and culinary! Argan Oil is tasty in your salads and other preparations.
You will find a lot of different spices in Morocco: paprika, Ras El Hanout, coriander seeds, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, saffron… They are used in the Moroccan cooking to create taste and colour in the tajine and other dishes. Do not hesitate, it will make the difference!
Tannery contributed to the fame of Morocco. You can find a wide range of accessories such as bags, belts, bracelet, pillows… especially if you plan to go to Fes. Leather is affordable in Morocco, it’s time to take the opportunity!
On the walls, on the floors, carpets and rugs are everywhere! Various colors, shapes and design, if you want to reniew your home decor, you will be walking on air!
5. Ceramics and plates
Plates, bowls, cups, decorative pieces: you will find a great souvenir or gift in the souk. Moroccans love bright colours and they won’t hesitate to do something personalised if you ask the shopkeeper.
Here again a great souvenir to take home. Lighter weight lanterns are the most affordable, but they are made in aluminium and not in metal. You can find indoor or outdoor lanterns of all sizes. Welcome to the Arabian nights.
7. Handmade Baskets and personalised hats
You will find many varieties of hats, baskets and handmade boxes in Morocco. In 10 minutes, you can have a personalised hat of the colour of your choice. A great souvenir to bring back !
8. A Moroccan cookbook
The Moroccan salad, lamb tajine, couscous… So, what better way to buy a traditional cookbook to bake all recipes yourself at home! You will impress your guests for sure.
9. Oriental slipper
Let’s talk about fashion! Traditional slippers are made of goat or sheep leather. The traditional Moroccan costume is correlated with slippers: Arabic slippers with pointed toe for people who were living in town, Berber slippers with square toe for people who were living in the countryside.
We couldn’t conclude our top 10 without the famous Moroccan pastry. Gazelle horns, milk pastilla, chebakia… Food lover couldn’t resist the temptation.