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Afro-Asian Foods cut across many borders bridging and bringing flavours of the Middle East, Orient and Africa together.
A robust cuisine it spans SriLankan, Bangladeshi, Indian, Afghan, Morrocan, Pakistani, Palestinian and Egyptian borders and brings a fusion of flavours characterised by a generous use of roasted, ground, fresh and dried spices.
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The Dahomey Amazons are the only documented all-female official front-line combat arms military unit in modern history. Tough, uber-intense asskicking women single-mindedly devoted to hardening themselves into ruthless instruments of battlefield destruction, these machete-wielding, musket-slinging lady terminators were rightly-feared throughout Western Africa for over250 years, not only for their fanatical devotion to battle, but for their utter refusal to back down or retreat from any fight unless expressly ordered to do so by their king.
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A lovely Berber Musket from Northern Africa, Morocco. The dark wooden stock decorated exquisitely with inlaid silver, and red lac, overlaid with scrolling silverwork, and inlaid panels of engraved camelbone or ivory, and studded with silver.