Three food joints that help you get Tunisia on a plate. Deliciously well

by Rashmee

Posted on September 14, 2015


In many ways, Tunisian food is simple. It offers, in the term often used to …

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T is for tinned tuna though Tunisia has a long coast and lots of fresh fish

by Rashmee

Posted on September 11, 2015


What is it about Tunisians and tins of tuna? I’ve seen giant ones in the …

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…and ‘T’ is for tiles: the three ‘T’s that define the mosaic of Tunisia

by Rashmee

Posted on September 9, 2015


The word ‘tile’ sounds a lot less artistic than ‘mosaic’. But everywhere you go in …

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T is for topiary: the 1st of three ‘T’s that define modern Tunisia

by Rashmee

Posted on September 8, 2015


Click here and take a good look at the photograph of the spiral-shaped tree in …

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Three ‘T’s can be said to define Tunisia. Not that ugly fourth, terror

by Rashmee

Posted on September 7, 2015


How do you define a country? Especially one as old and ethnically and culturally diverse …

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Highs and lows of olive oil pretty much sum up state of Tunisia. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2015


The Financial Times recently reported on the happy coincidence of events that have led Tunisia …

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The chapati is everywhere in Tunisia but no one knows how or why

by Rashmee

Posted on August 31, 2015


  No one is able to accurately say how the chapati has come to be …

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In Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia bares its Sufi soul & anxiety about ISIL’s imprint

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2015


If there can be any measure of Tunisia’s anxiety about the extremist imprint, it came …

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I say jalebi, Tunisia says z’labia. Could this Indian sweet really be Levantine?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2015


It was India’s ambassador in Tunisia, the charming, erudite and variously talented Nagma Malik who …

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Marche Central and the traditional market before the age of refrigeration

by Rashmee

Posted on August 17, 2015


The Marche Central in Tunis is one of the world’s more distinctive old traditional markets. …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK