This Christmas it’s Tunis cake, British favourite that’s back in fashion

by Rashmee

Posted on December 25, 2015


The revival of Tunis cake is a puzzling thing. Not because it’s unpleasant – what’s …

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Tunisia marks Prophet’s birthday with a unique dessert, Assida zgougou

by Rashmee

Posted on December 23, 2015


Tomorrow, December 24, is the prophet’s birthday and Tunis is alive with anticipation. That it’s …

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Does the lifting of curfew mean that Tunis can be declared safe again?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 15, 2015


I returned to Tunis the night (Saturday, Dec 12) it lifted the curfew imposed after …

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Isil is losing ground on both digital and real battlefield. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on December 13, 2015


Here’s a bit of pre-Christmas cheer. Isil is losing ground. Literally and figuratively. So says …

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Presidential debates confirm the world’s view that Americans are buffoons

by Rashmee

Posted on November 10, 2015


Today, the Republican Party’s presidential contenders have their fourth debate, in Milwaukee.  America’s presidential election …

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An ISIL plane bomb means it’s prepared to be seen as it is: a terrorist group

by Rashmee

Posted on November 7, 2015


Contrary to what everyone may say or fear, hears what an ISIL bomb on a …

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Angus Deaton is right about aid as impoverishment but there’s more

by Rashmee

Posted on October 28, 2015


Professor Angus Deaton, the new Nobel Laureate for economics, blames foreign aid for poor governance …

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The farm to fork chain: How to feed the world in three crucial steps

by Rashmee

Posted on September 23, 2015


Time was when the world shook its head over lakes of milk and mountains of …

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Why blame Egypt, Tunisia, India and other poor countries for world hunger?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 22, 2015


Mostly because food waste is about more than taking only what you will eat, finishing …

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