Why make your bread yourself rather than buy it at the bakery? I could give you many reasons for that… But here are a few that might convince you to give it a try, and indulge yourself with homemade bread from time to time.
More than 8 months after the beginning of this blogging adventure, it was about time to present you an olive bread recipe! To me, wholegrain bread served with olives or olive oil is a must. It is the essence of Moroccan cuisine; just like the famous pan con tomate is for Spanish cuisine. As you may have probably guessed already, this is why I called this blog Bread & Olives.
I love simplicity and authenticity in cooking.
How to make babysitting a funny activity for you and for the child you are taking care of? This is what I was wondering last Sunday, while I was taking care of a little 3-year-old boy, son of close friends of mine. Of course, we played with toys – cars, trains, and trucks -, we did some coloring and watched cartoons. But after one hour of these, and maybe because he was not in a familiar environment, the poor child was not amused anymore. Why not taking him to my world (i.e. my kitchen)?, I wondered...
A few months ago, I was in Bali, following a yoga training course with wonderful yoga teachers. Bali is an incredible place, for multiple purposes: honeymoon, surf, rest as well as finding inspiration for a healthier lifestyle, through yoga, vegetarian food, etc. One day, my yoga teacher asked me whether I could recommend a good book of Moroccan vegetarian recipes. I briefly wondered if I had already seen anything helpful in this respect, but could remember none. “What a pity”, I answered; “though we have so many recipes of fresh and tasty salads, so many different ways of cooking vegetables… and also a kind of wisdom in the way we traditionally prepare and come up with balanced meals”. The idea of this blog was born.
Hi there! I'm Majda.
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