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8 Must-try Delicious Yemeni Dishes

Yemeni dishes

Yemen, located on the south-eastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, is a rugged, mountainous, yet strikingly beautiful country with a very rich history. Much of the modern world owes a debt of gratitude to Yemen since it was here where coffee originated! TAKEAWAY: The first traders that bought coffee bought …

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The Scoop on Moroccan Mint Tea

Moroccan mint tea

Every morning in Morocco starts with a hot cup of tea. At noon comes another, and a final glass (along with an assortment of treats) caps off the evening. This beverage is everywhere in Morocco. The most famous, and most popular kind is Moroccan mint tea. It is sweet and …

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6 Traditional Moroccan Breakfast Foods

Traditional Moroccan breakfast

Moroccan food reflects the various cultures that influenced the country’s history, which is particularly true of the breakfasts. The various dishes that are eaten at the first meal of the day have diverse origins. Have you tried any of these traditional Moroccan breakfast foods? TAKEAWAY: In Arabic, Iftar means breakfast. …

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5 Purim Foods and Drinks To Enjoy This Jewish Holiday

Purim foods and drinks

Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 14th day of the Hebrew month of Adar. The holiday has biblical origins, commemorating Queen Ester’s heroic acts in saving the Jews from persecution from the Persian vizier Haman. However, Purim is more of a celebration than a day of religious observance. …

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4 Ghanaian Snacks Every Traveller Must Try

Ghanaian snacks

In pretty much every Westernized country in the world, people constantly worry about their weight. People toil in the gym, take up the newest fad diets, and generally try to adapt their lifestyles and food to prevent them from putting on extra weight. Not in Ghana. It might come as …

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6 Israeli Treats to Buy in a Local Market

Israeli treats

Markets are on any foodie’s travel list. They offer enticing sights and smells attracting tourists and locals alike. Since they are often the most crowded and loudest place in the city, it can help to go in with a goal. Even if this aim is vague (like finding the pastry …

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Israeli Eats at “Home”: The Joys of Travel Cooking

Israeli eats

Traveling can be expensive. This is especially true in Israel, where the cost of living is very high. So, to save money, many travelers opt to cook a few meals at their temporary residence. Not only can eating at “home” be more cost-effective but if your group is prone to …

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