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. They go by different names in different parts of the world, obviously. And historically, they served as both supermarche and information exchange before the age of refrigeration. La Merced Market in Mexico City is in an area that has been associated … Continue reading “Marche Central and the traditional market before the age of refrigeration”

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With a pocketful of dinars in Marche Central, Tunis – a story told in pictures

by Rashmee

Posted on August 16, 2015


This is where Tunisia’s Mediterranean heart meets its African spirit. Mini tartelette cases next to bowlfuls of harissa. Ravioli aux fromage and couscous. Tiny vol-au-vents and a semolina bread that looks like a half-inch thick tart and is the diameter of a large mug with a delicate crimped edge. I’ve been to traditional markets around … Continue reading “With a pocketful of dinars in Marche Central, Tunis – a story told in pictures”

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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