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Eat Smart in Morocco
How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure
Joan Peterson

Winner of ForeWord magazine’s Silver Medalist Travel Book of the Year

This guidebook contains a rich historical perspective on the origins and varieties of Moroccan food, extensive background on the delectable regional dishes, and transliterated Moroccan Arabic phrases, which will make your culinary adventure even more successful.

Joan Peterson is planning future culinary adventures.Joan Peterson and David Peterson are experienced worldwide travelers. In the last several decades they have led tours to the Pacific Rim, the Caribbean, Europe, and Australia. They have also explored extensively on their own, concentrating on the cuisines of the countries they visit. Joan relives their adventures by recreating many of the special dishes they have enjoyed on their travels and shares her adventures with others through the culinary tours she leads.

“The perfect reference tool for collections that emphasize travel and gastronomy.”
Library Journal

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Of related interest are the other titles in the Eat Smart culinary travel guide series.

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cover of Eat Smart Morocco is a collage of Moroccan food, cooks and venders

January 2005

160 pp.   5 1/2 x 8 1/2
color photos, b/w illus., 2 maps
Paper ISBN 978-0-9641168-6-3

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