It’s an exciting week for London! The city is abuzz with anticipation for the four-day Easter bank holiday weekend, and seemingly everyone has big plans. But there’s something to look forward to even before school lets out: the opening of the greatly anticipated Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition at the Tate Modern on Thursday. I got a special sneak preview this morning, and here’s what I found.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in New Zealand this week with Prince George. Minute-by-minute updates of the eight-month-old’s first royal tour are all over the London papers, making it impossible not to think about the trio everywhere I go. That includes Westminster, where Will and Kate got married three years ago this month. But instead of fighting the media frenzy, I’ve chosen to embrace it with a staycation right by Westminster Abbey, the royal wedding venue.
Anyone that has taken a train up the east coast of England knows that when you get to Durham, something amazing happens. Out of the corner of your eye, you see a shape in the distance that catches your attention. You look out the window at a hulking stone mass on the horizon, then you do a double take. Because Durham Cathedral is one of the most amazing sights you’ve ever seen.
My epic foodie trip to Marrakech last week included a great cooking lesson. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can try making the recipes at home. I shot a video showing how to make couscous and got a recipe for how to make a cardoon salad. Both can get you cooking Moroccan food.
How to Make Moroccan Couscous Video
Here’s the video showing how to make authentic Moroccan couscous from scratch, including an explanation as to why it tastes so much better than the boxed kind:
If you can’t see the video, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgHxqNI5_A0