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Kasbah Tamadot

Kasbah Tamadot: Berber Bread

When guests ask us what kind of food we serve at Kasbah Tamadot, we say the food marries local produce and flavours. Our talented chefs are experts in bringing together local dishes, techniques and seasonings, and meals throughout the day can be served in a variety of locations around the hotel.

Kasbah Tamadot outdoor dining

At Kasbah Tamadot, bread is baked fresh every day by a member of the Eve Branson Foundation team. Berber bread is made the traditional way, in a clay earthenware oven on the ground. The oven is called a takkat and is said to resemble an extinct volcano! Watch our short video to see some baking in action:

There are four different types of bread produced using the takkat:

  • Tanourt: a flatbread
  • Batbout: a soft chewy bread (very similar to pitta)
  • Orfan: a flat crispy bead
  • Khobz feran: Traditional Moroccan bread

Try one, two, three or all four….it’s entirely up to you!

afternoon-tea

If you love freshly baked bread as much as we do, come and try making it for yourself! Guests are more than welcome to come down to the Berber kitchen and watch these delicious breads being made. The kitchen is situated on the right of the main pathway in the gardens. Our Berber baker will show you how to make these ancestral breads, using simple, traditional ingredients. If you’re lucky, you may be able to taste them hot out the oven. Delicious!

Berber bread