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13 04, 2018

Broad Beans: Maana From Heaven

2018-05-07T17:19:52+00:00 April 13th, 2018|

Morocco never ceases to surprise me for the speed with which things grow. As the chill of winter fades, little lines of green stripe this hills surrounding Fez like a 70’s knitted sweater; sage green knotty ridges against the chocolate brown earth. Blink and [...]

23 03, 2018

Lifting the Lid on the Moroccan Way of life

2018-04-06T16:20:02+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|

When travelling, we see unusual sights, sleep in unusual places, and eat unusual food. Tourists observe and move on. Travellers also observe, but they compare and compute, they scratch at the surface and are keen to understand where they find themselves. Travellers are looking [...]

5 12, 2017

Guernina Tajine

2018-06-05T12:22:41+00:00 December 5th, 2017|

Guernina, or when squid came to supper. ‘Is that some sort of squid?’ she said pointing at a heap of tentacles on an upturned crate? ‘Guernina’ said the stallholder, picking up a star like plant with long pale stems fringed with green joined at [...]

23 10, 2016

Market Moroccan© turns to Gold.

2018-04-06T16:23:03+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|

Over the summer months they have been charred on charcoal, stuffed, peeled or mashed. One week saw them thinly sliced and sautéed, then sandwiched with delicate local cheese and piled high, as the chefs at Palais Amani, created a vertiginous savoury mille-feuille. They have [...]