Flavours of Morocco - Cookery Course

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

This course will give you an introduction to the flavoursome dishes of the Moroccan cuisine. You will learn how to use the spices and herbs prepare complete meals, tapas and desserts which will bring variety and new flavours to your cookery and meals for friends and family.

Course Content

You will learn some basic cooking skills and basic hygiene and health and safety principles. The following recipes will be made but could be subject to change due to tutor’s discretion and the availability of ingredients:
• WEEK 1: Harira soup & Arabic flatbread
• WEEK 2: Fish stew with saffron & almonds
• WEEK 3: Lamb, chickpeas & vegetables stew with couscous
• WEEK 4: Beef & lamb kofte with spicy tomato sauce
• WEEK 5: Lemon & olives chicken tagine
• WEEK 6: Meskouta (orange cake) & Chocolate and almond ghriba (cookies)

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

This course is aimed at beginners. Basic cookery skills are beneficial but a love of cooking and preparing food is more important.

Assessment Methods

The tutor will work where possible on a one to one basis to assess your cooking skills and give advice on how to improve. You will have an Individual learning plan to record your progress and the tutor will give you a feedback on your progress. You will be taught by clear demonstrations in the group and one to one teaching.

Additional Information

Online classes: you will receive a full list of ingredients and equipment to resource for the duration of the course at least 10 days before the course starts.


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.