The painted rocks of Aoussift, Morocco

This article was originally published on Atlas Obscura. In this desolate valley resides a gorgeous set of rocks sporting a technicolor design. THESE LARGE PAINTED GRANITE ROCKS, created by Belgian artist Jean Verame, can be found just off of a dirt road that branches from Agard-Oudad street in Tafraoute, Morocco. A brief 20-minute bike ride from Tafraoute... Continue Reading →

China’s economic loss could be Morocco’s gain

This article was originally published on DW, on July 15, 2020. Morocco stands to benefit as European firms, hurt by COVID-19, look to shorten their supply chains. But gains could be limited given European businesses' penchant for efficiency and low costs that China offers.  The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the overreliance of European companies and... Continue Reading →

Moroccan chicken tajine recipe

This recipe was originally published on Once Upon a Chef. Chicken tajine is a traditional Moroccan dish of chicken pieces braised with spices, garlic, onion, olives, and preserved lemons. It’s company-worthy yet easy to throw together. Tweaked a bit from Cook’s Illustrated, this is my favorite chicken tagine, the traditional Moroccan dish of chicken pieces braised... Continue Reading →

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