March 4

Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh

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“I believe that Marrakesh ought to be earned as a destination. The journey is the preparation for the experience. Reaching it too fast derides it, makes it a little less easy to understand.” Tahir Shah

Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh

What’s not to love about Marrakesh? This beautiful ancient city in Morocco, North Africa, is famous for having the largest traditional Berber market (Jemaa al Fnaa)souk – where you can pick up anything, from the exquisite to the mundane.  Marrakesh; the city of Souks, Medina, Gueliz, great food, rich colors, music and warm-hearted people who are passionate about their culture, welcomes the weary traveler with cuisine that could make you weep.  Yes, I know, you saw Casablanca, Marouk, Zero or Agadir Bombay, but Marrakesh is where we go for food and respite. This month, Try The World’s Marrakesh Box  is taking us on a whirlwind tour of the cuisine of Marrakesh and the items in the sea-form box made me salivate for the tastes and heady smells of the marketplace. Better yet, if you sign up today, you’ll be entered for  a chance to win a trip FOR TWO to MOROCCO! Scroll down for more!!!

“We look up to see if it is day or night. If stars burn cool and moon does shine, We take to smoke divine and wine. If breath of sun does belch its heat, we boil coffee and prepare to eat.” Roman Payn

Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh – Mustapha’s Mediterranean Lemon Confit
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh – Mediterranean Gourmet Ras-el-Hanout Spices

What I love about the contents of this month’s box is how each item can be used to recreate a popular Moroccan dish like the Marrakesh Stew, Sardines with lemon, Zaalouk, Vegetables with lentils and couscous, or anything on your favorite lists of Moroccan cuisine. This month’s Try The World Marrakesh box came with six key ingredients often added to a variety of dishes: Mustapha’s Mediterranean Lemon Confit made from organic, preserved Beldi lemons known for their tangy, briny quality that will add zing to your dishes. The Mediterranean gourmet Ras-el-Hanout is a high quality spice blend of rosebuds, coriander, cinnamon, fennel and other spices that go into many traditional dishes; typically made with twelve spices, they can be rubbed into meats or added to stews, couscous, rice and more.

Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh

Did you know Morocco is the world’s largest exporter of Sardines? Sardines are as much a staple in Morocco as couscous, rice, lamb, vegetable stews and delicious desserts. Sultan’s Sardines in Oil can be paired perfectly with pasta dishes, salads or on flatbread or crusty bread sandwiches.  Once you develop a keen taste for these healthy seafood treats, they can be addictive.  The Villa Jerada Kefta Rub is an exquisite blend of spices made specifically as a rub for meats to season them deeply and provide an authentic taste in your kitchen, You won’t have to board a plane for Marrakesh to enjoy this one. You can create magic in your kitchen and fill the air with the aromatic scents of Jemaa al Fnaa or any other souk.

Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh - Sign Up Today & Be Entered For a Chance to Win a Free Trip to Morocco!
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh – Sign Up Today & Be Entered For a Chance to Win a Free Trip to Morocco!

Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh – Sign Up Today & Be Entered For a Chance to Win a Trip FOR TWO to MOROCCO!

So What are you waiting for? Sign up today for your first journey into Try The World’s  gourmet items to enjoy. I’d like to remind everyone about our special deep discount. SPECIAL OFFER: Try The World has made a special offer of 30% discount off the first subscription box to all my readers. As a reader of this blog, you can use the 30% discount code on purchasing your first $39/box subscription option. Use the coupon code MIRTHANDMOTIVATIONTRAVELS during your checkout to get your awesome discount.

Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh

So you thought Argan Oil is just for hair and skin? Not quite. Berber women in South West Morocco cultivate the Argan tree and use the antioxidant rich oil to top off fish, vegetables or in dips to eat with bread or any sides of your choice. Dip & Scoop Culinary Argan Oil is made from carefully sourced, handcrafted and harvested batches that are chosen for their top quality and purity levels. You must taste this to believe the delicate flavor. If you’ve ever eaten North African cuisine, you’d be very familiar with the ever so popular and versatile Harissa Sauce. Mediterranean Gourmet Harissa Sauce is popular for its zesty flavor; a combination of peppers ground with spices that can set the palette aflame while satisfying every craving you might have for bold and tasty dishes. It can be enjoyed with quinoa, couscous, rice, and even potatoes. You can even use your sauce to enliven a wide range of dishes. Are you ready to invite the souk into your kitchen? Sign up now for the chance to buy one and get one box free!

What about pricing?  Subscriptions now start as low as $33/Box.
A bi-monthly subscription is $39/box charged every two months
A 6 months tour subscription is $35/box charged every six months
A year tour subscription is $33/box charged every year
People have the option to order a gift single box and/or gift tours.

Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh - Marrakesh Stew collage
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh – Marrakesh Stew collage
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh

After filling your head with spices and items to whet  your appetite, I didn’t want to leave you salivating. Above is a simple yet delectable recipe for the traditional Marrakesh Stew. You’ll need some of the ingredients from the box to make it. If the Marrakesh box is calling your name, respond today and save 30% on that first box and find yourself surrounded by exquisite treats and recipes to tantalize your palette. Below, I have added a recipe for a dessert item you’d grow to love. Did I tell you desserts are hugely popular in Morocco? May we join you for Dinner! As they would say in Morocco  – Besseha!

More Below!“Better a handful of dried figs and content with that, than to own the gate of peacocks and be kicked in the eye by a moody camel” (Moroccan Proverb)

Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh - Ghoriba - Almond Macaroons
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh – Ghoriba – Almond Macaroons
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh
Try The World: A Taste Of Marrakesh

I don’t know about you, but I haven’t met a Macaroon I didn’t fall madly in love with. Okay, I’m being extreme but you get my point. If you love Almonds, you’d definitely enjoy Ghoriba – Almond Macaroons. They are crusty, chewy, with crunchy Almond slices on top. They are the perfect dessert to wrap up a spicy meal. All of these items can be easily prepared and enjoyed in your kitchen. With the Marrakesh box, you won’t have to leave town. Stay tuned for a Giveaway Box coming to you soon!  – Bon appetit! – Besseha!

Positive Motivation Tip:  Imagine a journey through the land of Souks and great spices. Create a fantasy meal for your loved ones and enjoy the aromas floating by.  Share a meal today! Enjoy!

Disclosure of Material Connection: I have received product for review, but all opinions are mine. I have not received any other compensation for writing this post.  I have no material connection to the brands, products, or services mentioned. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

If you have any questions, please leave me a comment. I would love to hear from you. Thank You!

PHOTO CREDITS/ATTRIBUTIONS: All Photos: Are from my Personal Collection

Until Next Time…
Ask. Believe. Receive. ©
Elizabeth Obih-Frank
Mirth and Motivation
Positive Kismet


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  • This is the coolest idea for a subscription box EVER. I love trying new foods, so this is perfect for me.

  • These are all flavors from a part of the country I have never been it would be interesting to taste

  • I would love to try some of those exotic foods. I love trying new things like this 🙂

  • Marrakech is such an exotic destination I do not know if I can even go there. I wish I do have the chance to visit it one day. I hear more about Casablanca because of the film, but I read that Marrakech is the better tourist destination. – Fred

  • You could definitely expand your palate and your mind by subscribing to these boxes. They sound awesome!

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  • This would be a great gift to someone. I will have to get some of these for the next family gathering.

  • This subscription box is right up my alley!! This is seriously brilliant! I love trying new cuisines and flavours in the kitchen!

  • $33/box certainly isn’t bad. I’ve not heard of this stuff before, but it sounds tasty

  • Wow those are amazing stuff! I can’t wait how everything will turn out! What dish would you be making? 🙂

  • This looks like such a fun box and the price isn’t bad either! I love to cook, so this may be just the box for me!

  • Marrakesh is a sure haven for food lovers. Great post, it inspires me to cook more 🙂

  • It’s tiffany green box! The box look pretty small but I’m surprised by the amount of things inside! Tasting food from all around the world without stepping out, it’s one step beyond the internet!

  • What a great box with lots of goodies. I’d love to try that argan oil sometime.

  • I really like it’s packaging. It reminds me of the Tifanny blue. I really wish I can have Try THe World but it’s not available.

  • Marrakesh sounds so exotic and that box of goodies would be fun to sample at home!

  • My boyfriend loves testing out new food in the kitchen. He has been talking about a box like this so I see a father’s day gift!

  • i see culinary argan oil there! you mean we can use argan oil for cooking? not just for skin and hair moisturiser?

  • Oh, I just may have to “Try The World!” It looks so amazing! Thanks for sharing!

  • I love the idea of having this delivered to my doorstep! It’s such a good way to try new and different dishes from all over the world.

  • This looks like an interesting collection of subscription box goodies. Although it doesn’t float my boat, my Dad would probably love those Moroccan sardines.

  • We just got our new box recently and both the s/o and I are kind of skeptical about this one. But I’m willing to give it a try- that’s the premise, right? Just try 🙂

  • I did see a picture of the box pop up on your Facebook page the other day and wondered what was in it – it all looks divine… and it’s making me very hungry!! Sim x

  • I have never had any food from Marrakesh, but that jar of preserved lemons looks awesome. I could make so many things with that!

  • What a super cool way to experience the flavors from other countries without actually traveling there! I will certainly look into this monthly box!

  • Sounds like one would have to go to enjoy Marrakesh a few times to get the real feel of it and experiencing some of your great product ideas would certainly help that along!

  • These boxes are amazing. I think there was one from Italy before- and I love that they’re like little vacations in a box!

  • i want this box! marrakesh is a place i want to visit. this is a great idea

  • Omg this is great! I love Moroccan food! When I lived in Orlando I had a annual Disney pass and would go to excite Moroccan restaurant a lot!

  • I want to try those macaroons. And I want to go to Morocco. 😉 The box is the next best thing until I get there, right? 🙂 Very nice subscription!!

  • This is a cool subscription box. I love that you can try different foods from around the world with leaving the comfort of your home.

  • Love this subscription box. You got such a wide variety of products. Really enjoyed reading your review 🙂

  • I would love to try the moroccan sardines. I’ve heard it from the news that Moroccan products are the best ones out there. Thank you for sharing

  • They do have great flavorings and spices for food. They would really give food a unique and enticing taste.

  • Do you have any idea if Try the World boxes are available in my country? It’s a very interesting concept and a great way to experience the place without going there. Were you able to try the argan oil for cooking? How was it?

  • My thoughts keep on wondering on what is Marrakesh! I imagine that it is a place where happiness is beyond compare, it is eternal and it is only for those who work on it really hard. I am mistaken with that presumption. Marrakesh is a place where natural foods aplenty. – Gil Camporazo

  • Love the packaging of the box! I’m curious about the contents, Culinary Argan Oil most of all. 🙂

  • Interesting goodies. I would love to try the Moroccan sardines. Makes me wonder if it tastes the same as our sardines. 🙂

  • Good products to have but I bet if Marrakesh box is available in our place.

    • After reading you post, I went to my parents home and showed them this post and got them to subscribe. I was extremely surprised and taken back by how excited they were by this. I still have to bring it up to my husband to see if we subscribe.

  • I just received my Marrakesh box in the mail yesterday and have not opened it yet. Like last time I wonder if you and I got different items. I’m excited to open it.

  • I have always wanted to visit Marrakesh, as it is a very remarkable place that is a great inspiration for my art and paintings with its spices and colors.

  • This sounds and looks like an amazing subscription box indeed. I love the fact it has stuff I have never tried before and the recipes is a big bonus also. Thanks for sharing.

  • I’ve been adapting the cuisines of various countries to my current diet. A lot of these look really fun to try 🙂

  • I can’t get over how lovely these products are! I wish we had this in Manila! 😀

  • I’m a little scared to try out new tastes, actually, but the concept of this subscription box interests me. It’s a great way to travel the world without leaving your kitchen!

  • Marrakesh is in my bucket list pf places to visit. It’s a beautiful and culturally rich place. I heard their coffee is awesome! 🙂

  • Morocco is definitely on my Bucket List to visit – I am lucky enough to get all of these products in NYC so I can easily try the recipe!

  • What great memories this post brings back, of our trip to Morocco a few years ago. We had such delicious food at every single meal.

  • I had no clue that Marrakech was so famous for its food too. No wonder their market is so famous. I would love some of those figs too:)

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