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Posts Tagged ‘spices’

Video Spotlight: Marrakech Street Food

  • Jakub Riziky
  • 7 September 2012

Discover the magic of street food in Marrakech – couscous, bisteeya, mechoui, freshly baked bread and countless spices. This week’s video spotlight brings you mouth-watering culinary delights from the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains that will surely make your mouth water!

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The Historic Archipelago of Zanzibar Shares Indian Ocean Spice with whl.travel

  • whl.travel
  • 27 July 2012

The name Zanzibar triggers images of isolated, sandy beaches and a desire for the caress of warm, exotic breezes. An archipelago of islands 25 to 50 kilometres from the East African mainland country of Tanzania, Zanzibar has for centuries been a prime location for the global export of the spices at the heart of its economy.

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Experiencing the World with All Five Senses

  • WHL Group
  • 25 July 2012

To dig deeper into the concept of ‘experiential travel,’ we asked the WHL Group’s partners – local travel experts from around the globe – to tell us how life feels in their destinations. We asked them to get sensory about it. Find out which of the five senses is most heightened when you open your eyes, nose, mouth, ears and hands in a new place.

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Photo of the Week: Spice Market in Damascus, Syria

  • Omar Aboushaar (Photo) Ednan Ghamyan (Text)
  • 4 September 2011

This picture captures just some of the rich mix of colourful spices that can be found in many a market in Damascus, Syria. The variety of flavours on offer is overwhelming – even if you’re not trying to cook with them. The clash of bright colours is an intense experience for the eye and the incredible scents produced by the heaps of powder intermingle to create a distinctive and intoxicating miasma.

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Care for a Fried Tarantula with Your Guinea Pig? Some Foods Are an Acquired Taste

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 14 October 2010

Before jetting off on an exotic culinary adventure, it pays to read up on a country’s favourite regional fare. After all, when it comes to food, every culture has its own version of what constitutes a tasty snack. To help, we’ve rounded up a collection of some of the world’s most uncanny edibles, from fried spiders to local lizards and great big mouthwatering worms! Adventurous eaters beware: not everything tastes like chicken and one man’s pet may be another man’s delicacy.

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Photo of the Week: Delicacies of the Tashkent Bazaar, Uzbekistan

  • Valeriy Bukharov (Photo) Alexei Bukharov (Text)
  • 19 September 2010

There are several big bazaars in the city and most of them still function just the way they did hundreds of years ago, although, of course, they pay proper attention to sanitation and food safety. Traditionally, bazaars are not only the place to buy food, but also, and more importantly, to socialise, hear the latest news and bargain vigorously.

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