In Morocco, dates are a very ritualistic food during Ramadan, the month during which Muslims fast from sunrise to sundown. During Ramadan, Muslims ask for forgiveness from past sins and ask for guidance in the future. But once sundown hits, it's time to eat up and rejoice.
Dates are eaten frequently during Ramadan with milk after sundown.
In Morocco, dates are considered a very important ingredient during this month. Check out this video to learn how to make stuffed dates. You'll be guided through both varieties of stuffed dates: Salty and sweet.