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18 04, 2019

Moroccan Pessah

2019-04-18T16:21:51+02:00 April 18th, 2019|

What is Pessah? On the 15th of Nisan, the Hebrew calendar, begins a major and biblically derived Jewish holiday named Passover (i.e. Pessah). It refers to God “passing over” Jewish households during the 10th plague in Egypt, killing all of the first born but theirs. These sacred [...]

24 08, 2018

The Last Couscous

2018-10-23T17:45:10+02:00 August 24th, 2018|

Couscous, a traditional moroccan dish Every Friday like clockwork in households all over Morocco, carrots, courgettes, turnips are bought, cut and cooked in order of their density. Seasonal vegetable variations such as aubergines and peppers in the summer, rich red pumpkin in the autumn or [...]

29 05, 2018

Artichokes announcing the approach of summer

2018-05-29T16:08:30+02:00 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 [...]