“While researching a new culinary tour, food guide extraordinaire Peggy Markel visits palaces and home kitchens to learn the traditions and techniques of Northern Indian cooking.” Simply Indian: Recipes from Royal Rajasthan, written by Jen Murphy Food & Wine Magazine February 2009 Read full article. Read article excerpts.
“Although I knew her only from her “modern” life in Boulder and from traveling together in Europe, Peggy Markel actually grew up in Alabama. (Unrelated—or at least not directly related—to catfish, she runs a cooking school in Tuscany and food tours in Italy and Morocco.” Read more here.
“…For a more expansive culinary experience, including three classes with Bahija and ingredient-shopping tours of the Medina, Peggy Markel’s Culinary Adventures offers a ten-day trip to Marrakech with accommodations at Jnane Tamsna.” A Marrakech Cooking School Adventure, written by Lisa Abend Bon Appetit Magazine May 2008 Read more.
“I picked up the old-fashioned (and extremely beautiful) bellows and crouched down on the pavement to encourage the hot coals in my brazier. I was taking a tagging workshop, of all things, and one that just happened to be in paradise. Two colleagues and I were cooking and eating our way …