Zayane is a Moroccan restaurant with a Western influence born out of owner Meryem’s Mortell fruitless search for good North African food in London. The New Year has invited us to introspectively ask who we are and how we can better ourselves. In the spirit of the New Year, Zayane is reopening on Tuesday the […]
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Chef Joe and Meryem will be doing cooking demonstrations at the London halal show at Tobacco Docks this weekend 19/20th august 2017 come meet us we are looking forward to greet you in person.
Let’s have a pop quiz. What does the word “tagine” refer to? Most of the people we asked replied that a tagine is a traditional Moroccan dish, and they were right. Unfortunately, they didn’t win the game simply because a tagine is not just a dish, it is also an essential piece of cookware in […]
Monday the 20th of March was the first day of spring and with Mother’s Day just a few days away we are really excited to receive your booking at Zayane. Since it’s the first Sunday of Spring, why not spend the day in Notting Hill with the family rather than just coming in for […]
Are you a mint tea lover? If so, how much do you really know about it? Such a simple combination of ingredients has created a symphony of flavours and aromas that not only has a long history, but offers lots of health benefits too! Whether you are a regular mint tea drinker or not, this […]
We are very excited this week. We have been visited by the Michelin Guide inspectors who seem to have very much appreciated our food so here is what they said and wrote about us word by word: “An intimate neighbourhood restaurant owned by Casablanca-born Meryem Mortell and evoking the sights and scents of North Africa. […]
London foodies – you have tried couscous but do you really know what it is? Zayane does and we will share it in this post! Couscous has a fascinating history, it’s extremely healthy, it can be enjoyed in many ways and it’s suitable for vegetarians! If you haven’t tried it yet, we hope you […]
Cous cous, chickpeas, chicken, turmeric and ginger are just some of the most frequently used ingredients in Moroccan cuisine and represent a mix of flavours that has derived from Morocco’s interactions and exchanges with different cultures such as Mediterranean, Arabic and Andalusian. Apart from the unique flavour of these ingredients, Moroccan cuisine […]
It was two years ago when Moroccan-born Meryem Mortell had an epiphany – Having tried everything London had to offer – some good, some less-good – none managed to give her the feeling of home. In this very moment, the seed that would germinate into Zayane was planted and sprung up in London’s Little Morocco, […]
When it comes to getting healthy, we all have that one thing we find especially difficult to cut out or cut back on. For some it is bread, for others processed food – but one of ours will always be sugar. This is often because sugar is one of those sneaky ingredients which sneaks into […]