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Tagine - North African Cooking Pot

A tagine is traditionally from north Africa, an earthenware pot used daily in any Moroccan home. It is the name of the dish and the pot it is cooked in. 129 more words


Moroccan Preserved Lemons

These preserved lemons are a must in Moroccan cooking and will transform any dish.  They especially go hand in hand with our family favourite chicken tagine with olives and lemons which you can find under… 297 more words


When the Berber horses put an end to the 1914-1918 War

Originally, the “Barb” horse, Berber in this case, was used as a war horse by the Moors, Numids, Carthaginians and Julius Caesar to conquer the Gauls. 1,013 more words


Magical Morocco

Two years prior to this trip in 2016, visiting Morocco which is situated in North Africa was a dream.  A dream with all the feels for the mountains, desserts, winding pathways of the medinas and the scent of spices through out the souks. 152 more words


The little known South African connection with The Household Division (The Guards)

The Household Division are very well-known for the spectacular marches they perform, in their distinctive red tunics and black bearskins, with ceremonies ranging from a daily Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace to the annual Trooping of the Colour at the Horse Guards parade ground.   2,546 more words

Union To Republic

Moroccan Night

Nestled off the 55 freeway in Costa Mesa, CA, Marrakesh Restaurant was an evening that dazzled me from start to finish. The restaurant’s waitstaff escorted me to a curtained area where guests were invited to sit on soft couches that were embroidered with paisley and henna styled designs. 480 more words