Happy New Year, everyone! For those of us who partied a bit harder last night a good coffee might help. One of the great mysteries of Africa is the horrible coffee you get in most places. Despite the fact that some
Two kinds of tea – in multiple regional varieties – are prevalent across Africa. In the North ‘Berber tea’ or ‘Tuareg whiskey’ is served almost everywhere. In the former British colonies, chai is ever-present. In Morocco, tourism is visibly an important
I remember the first meal I cooked for the truck group. For some reason, we had decided to have fish. So I went to the market in Rabat, Morocco, speaking neither Arabic nor French, having never cooked for a large
Some readers might think it's crazy to go and eat street food in Africa. They have seen the images of meat buzzing with flies in the hot African sun. Well, if it makes you feel any better: cooked meat is hard to come by on the streets; and if you find it it's been cooked until every last trace of life is gone. And by the way: the meat is usually really fresh - you can watch the butcher do his work right by the side of the road.