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Zanzibar's Spice Dreams
The scent of warm spices wafted from the pilau steaming in its clay pot over a charcoal brazier. Cumin, a memory of Persia. Black pepper and cinnamon, brought in dhows on the trade winds across the Indian ocean. A fusion not just of flavors but of waves of cultural influences washing over the island.
Cotoca Arriba & the Magdalena River Turtle
Our driver Don Rodolfo stopped off at a small café, Dayanera Kibbeh, with a few plastic tables and chairs on the sidewalk. He explained that many people of Lebanese descent live in the secondary cities in the interior of Cordoba, and Montería is no exception.
Cooking Heritage Turkey
‘Tis the season! No, not the Christmas season, the Thanksgiving season — the most delicious holiday of the year. Understandably, you might be expecting an article about turkey. And you won’t be disappointed. But this blog post is not about your average turkey. No, I'm talking heritage turkey.