South African Yellow Rice with raisins is made by adding turmeric to the cooking water, along with raisins. In Afrikaans it's called 'Begrafnisrys' which means 'funeral rice'. It refers to the fact that people would usually have to travel a long way for funerals in times when ox-wagons were the most common type of transport, so everything would be done to make the simple ingredients farmers had on hand more 'special'.
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Medina of Fez. Founded in the 9th century & home to the oldest university in the world, Fez reached its height in the 13th–14th centuries under the Marinids, when it replaced Marrakesh as the capital. The urban fabric & the principal monuments in the medina – madrasas, fondouks, palaces, residences, mosques and fountains - date from this period. Although the political capital of Morocco was transferred to Rabat in 1912, Fez has retained its status as the country's cultural and spiritual…
Prewrite Directions: 1) Write the title of this setting in the collection section of a notebook (Suggested Title: Scavenger Hunt) 2) Imagine that you have been transported to this location. 3) LIST everything you SEE, HEAR, SMELL and TASTE while you are there. **Common Core State Standards: W3 and W5 (collect ideas/sensory details, plan/prewrite) Lesson link: http://pinterest.com/elaseminars/ (Photo source link below) Brittany. France Borneo.