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Pintade Tajine with Aubergines and Figs

The French Nov-Dec 2019 Saveurs magazine includes several recipes inspired by Mahgrebian tajines.  The one prepared with guinea fowl, eggplant, figs and Moroccan spices inspired me! My usual source in the market that specializes in poultry products, unusually, didn’t have … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Sega Alicha with Gomen

Our family lived in Ethiopia for almost 6 years and although Ethiopia is a monetarily poor country, it’s culture is both ancient and rich; dance, music, cuisine, art and couture, they’ve got it all.  Of course it’s the food and … Continue reading

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Moroccan Style Tajine Chicken with Cauliflower Couscous

Couscous is not one of my favorite things.  I think it was because of all the West African Mechoui(s) (Mutton stuffed with couscous) I attended for receptions, births, marriages or whenever anyone wanted to celebrate anything.  The really elegant Mechoui(s) … Continue reading

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The Paper Towel Holder

Unlike me, an unrepentant boutique shopper, my husband loves shopping in places that are packed to the ceiling with hundreds, even thousands of  “objet”, not necessarily d’art. Over the years, he has been able to find some great items, like … Continue reading

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