Kasbah Boracay : Rediscovering the Flavors of Morocco

My second visit in Kasbah Boracay was my best dining experience on the island so far. How can I forget a Moroccan dinner in quiet place with a seductive view, a super relaxed atmosphere, alfresco setting and the bountiful mouth-watering savory dishes that we had.

Kasbah Seafood Saffron Tagine
My Favorite Seafood Saffron Tagine

I visited the island last December with my fellow travel and food bloggers Nina, Eric, Marc and Gail. While on our way to Boracay, I texted Evelyn Peña – Kasbah’s lovely Operations Manager and she invited us to visit the restaurant to meet Donna and Martin English – the restaurant owners who are currently on the island for a month long vacation. (more…)

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Kasbah Boracay : My first Moroccan dinner in Boracay

It’s my second night of nothing but pigging out in Boracay. After having delicious Tiger Prawns with Coconut Resotto lunch at Lemoni Cafe, I decided to walk around the white beach area from Station 3 to Station 1 to sweat out and to burn some calories that I gained from two days of food marathon. A photographer’s visit to Boracay is never complete without taking photos of Boracay’s lovely sunset so I passed the time munching on a Chorizo Burger in Station 1 till sundown.

Boracay Sunset 2
Boracay – The best beach in the World

While walking back to Station 2, I passed by Kasbah Restaurant, right next to Discovery Shores. In an attempt to satisfy my curiosity, I walked towards the restaurant to check the Menu and the restaurants ambiance. Upon entering the restaurant, I was welcomed by the restaurants friendly operations manager. I learned that the restaurant was owned by a British national with a Filipina wife who both fell in love with Moroccan Food.

Kasbah means a unique kind of medina, Islamic city, or fortress. A kasbah has high walls which usually have no windows. It is a place where leaders and wealthy people are living. The restaurant just opened last February 24, 2008 and has already been featured on a lot of travel and local inflight magazines.

Kasbah Boracay Seafood Tangine 2
Moroccan Fine Dining in Boracay

The cuisine of Morocco is considered one of the world’s most diverse when it comes to the use of flavors and spices. Since Morocco is blessed with large quantities of sheep, poultry, fish and cattle. Combine this with the extensive use of unique spices makes it much easier to understand the uniqueness of Moroccan dishes. (more…)

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