Comorian bread: mkatre foutra

Mkatre foutra is traditional Comorian bread made from flour, grated coconut, egg, yeast, salt, and water, and cooked over charcoal. After Mama Idris mixed the dough and let it rise, she showed me how to splash the hot pan with salt water, dollop a handful of batter into the wet …

Twelve village visits

I’ve been to twelve villages now to meet the men interested in learning about beekeeping, all of which were included in the …

Tsinimoichongo Recon

[Show slideshow] I’m working on a community economic development project now in Tsinimoichongo, Comoros, with members of the local agricultural association who …

Beekeeping in Comoros

I accepted a job to travel to the island nation of Comoros for a nine-month gig as Beekeeping Expert with Peace Corps, …

Comoros disclaimer

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