Food Connections

Last week the Bristol Food Connections festival explored “all that is GREAT about food in Bristol (and beyond)” [1]. This made me realise that what I am exploring are the separations in our global food system. While so much of food in Bristol is ‘GREAT’ there is still much work to do about what isContinue reading “Food Connections”

Couscous

We think we know couscous. In the Moroccan sense though, I’m not so sure. So let’s start with a quiz: What day of the week is couscous eaten? How is it cooked? With what foods does it implicitly always come, when someone says, ‘we’re having couscous’. What is the dairy product that is often used?Continue reading “Couscous”

L hawli

It bleats, it pants, it kicks, it smells, it is: ‘l hawli’.  As I pass by the market with my clearly French face, this is helpfully (and without my asking) translated for me as: ‘le mouton’. L hawli, le mouton, the sheep, has arrived in central Rabat. The holy festival of Eid l’Kbir (big Eid),Continue reading “L hawli”