Chef at Nur, the best restaurant in Africa and the best Moroccan restaurant in the world

Najat Kaanache

What's included?

  • 1 h 26 m HD video
  • 7 recipes
  • 20 lessons
  • Recipe book
  • Course Certificate

Spanish English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian

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A selection of recipes most representative of Moroccan cuisine

In this online course you will learn traditional Moroccan recipes with Najat Kaanache, owner of the best restaurant in Africa and the best Moroccan restaurant in the world.

Najat will share the philosophy, culture and typical gastronomy of Morocco. You will discover how this cuisine is so deeply rooted in wonderful products, and has survived over time, regardless of trends and fashions. 

Patience, timing and joy are the keys to achieving good seasoning that will delight the palate and nourish the soul. This generous cuisine invites us to share banquets filled with great food and conversation.

montage of Moroccan dishes
What you'll learn

You will discover the magical flavors and aromas of Moroccan cuisine.

Najat Kaanache will teach us how to prepare seven wonderful savory recipes. You will learn the technique to correctly prepare a classic couscous with perfectly defined grains that fall like rain, accompanied by vegetables. You will see how to cook a chicken tagine steamed in a traditional clay pot.

In addition, chef Najat Kaanache will share Moroccan cuisine from a very personal perspective, as she prepares Khubz, a fried Moroccan bread that can be served at any of the five customary daily meals; and Harira, the traditional soup served during Ramadan. Let's not forget the Bastille or Bastilla that’s made with filo dough, and stuffed with seafood and noodles.

At the end of the course you will be acquainted with Najat's philosophy, and her respect for agriculture, and natural cuisine.

Who is it for?

This course is intended for professional chefs, amateur enthusiasts, and anyone with an interest in Moroccan cuisine, the Middle East, the use of spices, and Mediterranean cuisine.

Recommended equipment 

Instruments or materials suggested in some of the recipes (not essential for the course):

  • Tagine
  • A cuscusera (pot to steam the couscous)
  • Oven
a montage of images. Chef Najat preparing couscous, plus  images of a tagine, and harira


Chef at Nur, the best restaurant in Africa and the best Moroccan restaurant in the world

Najat Kaanache

Najat began her studies in Television and Theatre Arts at the University of Surrey - Roehampton, London. Later, she completed a cooking program at Albeda College, in the Netherlands; and she obtained a certificate in Creative Haute Cuisine from CETT, University of Barcelona. She is known as "the pilgrim chef", because she has passed through the best restaurants in Europe and the United States: Copenhagen, New York, Dallas, Miami and Rosas. She had the opportunity to work in the most prestigious Michelin-starred kitchens, including: Noma, Alinea, The French Laundry, and El Bulli. Her extensive experience as her communicator in various countries means that she can speak fluent Spanish, English, Basque, Berber, Arabic, Dutch and Portuguese. After a long culinary journey, she opened her own restaurant, Nur, a small place, in Fez (Morocco). Today Nur is ranked as the Best Restaurant in Africa and the Best Moroccan Restaurant in the world. The restaurant does not have providers; Their preparations are made in-house to guarantee the freshness of every product. Najat has become one of the most influential women on the African continent and has set an example for many cooks who seek to lead great kitchens. In 2021 she published her first book, simply titled "Najat".

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