Eating Exotic in Marrakech


After seven days of sunshine, chaos, and less than optimal hygiene standards, I finally had it with the national dishes of Morocco: couscous and tagine. I had it with very overcooked chicken. With vegetables. With lamb (with and without dried fruit). With beef. And one offered a camel version, but I didn’t partake. It’s not that I don’t love tagines or couscous. They’re great- and the Moroccans are the only ones that can do it right (sorry wanna-be ethnic cooks). But if I got sick of...

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