Bread

Bread. Or ‘hobbz’ to anyone in the Arab world, including Morocco. I was sure I’d heard ‘Hobbs’ in relation to bread before, was it a brand? Here, in any case, it is much more than that. Women in Morocco make bread. Clearly not all women, but a lot more women than I would have expected.Continue reading “Bread”

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”