1. Democratic Republic of Congo Pizza Pizza

    Idudu, businessman/largest local bread producer and family had never had pizza.  So we made a deal, if he provided the dough, I would bring the tomato sauce, cheese and pepperoni and we would bake pizza in his bread oven. 

  2. Morocco Cookbook

    A culinary record of recipes tested and digested au Maroc from the summer of '82 to the close of service in '83!

  3. Morocco Moore Cooking With Joy

      Perhaps good food and Peace Corps seem antithetical, but in Morocco, a cultural crossroads, it was everywhere.  Whether fruit, vegetables or a plucked chicken from the market, most things were fresh and seasonally available in towns such as Taza or Essaouira.  And lacking such distractions as a telephone or TV, we had an incentive to imitate Julia Child's joie de la cuisine.   Those of us who were teachers in Morocco had the summer months off to work on special projects. My friend Joy and I...

  4. Cameroon Le pain H

    A typical breakfast in my village consisted of a mini-baguette filled with beans.  There were several names for this morning meal including, "Le pain H", et "Le Jazz avec le pain".

  5. Senegal Healthy Porridge

    A boy in Senegal eats healthy porridge his mom learned how to make from a PCV healthy porridge demonstration.

  6. Nicaragua Thanksgiving

    Who says you need to be in America to enjoy a Thanksgiving Turkey?

  7. Costa Rica Empanadas, anyone?

    Mom supporting a local fundraiser by helping out making some delicious empanadas! Custom is fry them on a wooden stove.

  8. Costa Rica Making Empanadas

    A group of moms planned a big fundraiser where they sold the most popular foods, one of them was empanadas filled with chicken rice or cheese or beans.  Super delicious! I joined them to learn how to make them and failed a few times but can say I learned pretty good lol

  9. Democratic Republic of Congo Mukobo's harvest

    Fish farmer Mukobo and family at his first harvest.  The fish he raised was Tilapia nilotica. 

  10. South Africa Broken Down Orange Truck

    Once a month, our village holds a Pensioners' market.  Here is a broken down orange truck at the market.  Everything from house-hold goods, fruits and vegetables, live chickens, clothes, and plastic buckets are sold at the market.

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.