Africa is the home of soul food. Its cuisine can vary from north to south and east to west with one discerning factor - the flavor is at the forefront. Whether the recipe calls for the simplest ingredients or complex cooking methods, each spoonful is drenched with a labor of love. North Africa is no stranger to olive oil and has many recipes that call for its inclusion. At the same time, westernized kitchens further south ensure they keep their pantries well-stocked with this kitchen staple.
November 26th is earmarked in our calendars as one of the most memorable days of the year. It is World Olive Day. The olive tree has a rich and vibrant history throughout time. Considered a sacred tree, and in many cultures, it is regarded as a gift from the gods. Let’s take a look at why this day is celebrated.
We all love Valentine’s Day gifts that are unique, but with each year doesn’t it get more and more difficult to think of something that will wow him or her? There’s something about giving and receiving a gift that’s outside of the (chocolate) box that ignites that spark! Here are 4 unique ideas that will certainly do just that.