I have been avoiding writing the recipe for this traditionally Moroccan marinade for weeks on end, or so it seems. Publishing what should be a straightforward short story is long overdue. In fact — while I have been contemplating how to narrate the preparation of a simple mixture of fresh herbs stirred through warm spices — summer has officially slipped into autumn. It should be simple and yet it has turned out to be complicated. It seems that the only way to resolve this impasse is to explain my predicament.
After that, I think I can get back to the subject of cooking. Continue reading