Posts Tagged ‘summer’

The Figue de Barbarie

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

The¬†Figue de Barbarie goes by many names: the prickly pear, Karmous, Handia, Opuntia ficus-indica or simply, and perhaps most obviously, the Fig. However, whatever you call it, it is delicious. The¬†Figue de Barbarie, as we shall call it for now, is a popular summer fruit throughout Marrakech and, between May and October, it is sold […]

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The Watermelons of Marrakech

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Watermelons are thought to have originated in southern Africa, where it is often found growing wild. Of course, today the watermelon is enjoyed all over the world and is often associated with warm climates and hot weather. It is not surprising then that Morocco is the world’s 12th melon exporter in the world. Indeed, melon […]

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