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Wolters World Travel & Culture

  Do you want HONEST travel advice without all the extra fluff? Do you want to get the most out of your travel experience? Do you want first hand experience from actual travelers who have spent decades traveling the world? We are a family of four who have worked, studied, lived, were born, and traveled…

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Riad Cherrata (Marrakech)

  This small guest house wants to be intimate where the “tailor made” is our philosophy. The principle is to be able to respond to the wishes of our guests so that they can make the most of this marvelous destination that is Marrakech, the “Red City”. This small Riad combines architectural tradition, noble materials…

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Bergner Homeware

        At The Cook & Chef Institute Foundation, we have a sponsorship policy based on support for initiatives or projects from cooking institutions, associations or schools whose objectives are in line with our own and which will generate value for society.           Faim d’épices is partner since 2017.…

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Love2Cook

  Anja Bandringa (Left on the photo) Graduated as a dietitian and cook. In addition to my work as a teacher at Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen where I teach nutrition, I have turned my hobby into my work! It is a challenge to not only cook healthy but also tasty. Fernande Riemens (on…

Patio Riad Boussa

Riad Boussa (Marrakech)

  The bustle of Jemaa el Fna, the bustling souks, the ruckus of children amazes you but the urge calm comes over you after a day of discovery; Riad Boussa then slowly opens its doors. Tucked away in a quiet alley, you find the rest you need. The cool summer in the patio, the warmth…

The Menara Garden Pavilion in Marrakech

Tips of Marrakesh…. Intro

Marrakesh is located in the center of Morocco, about 150 kms from the ocean and on the bottom of the Atlas mountains. Its nickname is the « red city » in reference of the red color of most of the houses. The city has been builded in the 10th century by the Almoravides and there are  (unofficialy)…

A bouquet of aromatics

How about the spices part 2

Some definitions Aromatic In the dictionary, an “aromatic” is a fragrant plant material, used in medicine, cooking and in perfumery. The scent of these plants comes from aromatic compounds, esters, which often contain, indeed, of the active antiseptic, digestive, stimulant or simply enjoyable. We must therefore translate this definition that herbs are plants containing essential…

How about the spices Part 1

Spices in Bulk According to archaeological research conducted in the Middle East, the first spice used in ancient times was the caraway. Its use dates back to 3000 BC. Historically, the existence of spices that is mentioned from Herodotus, circa 500 BC. The early Greek texts do not mention that cinnamon and its cousin the…