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12 06, 2018

Harira: Breaking the fast during Ramadan

2018-10-23T18:24:17+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

Breaking the fast This year’s month of fasting is drawing to an end. Last night was the 27thnight of Ramadan, the sacred night, where prayers are the most fervent, and where children dress in their finest new clothes and go out after dark to [...]

29 05, 2018

Artichokes announcing the approach of summer

2018-05-29T16:08:30+00:00 May 29th, 2018|

This week in the medina in Fez, the market stalls are piled high with artichokes, which is always a sign that summer is just round the corner as their abundance tends to precede a spate of much warmer weather in this part of North [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]