With approximately 300 food co-ops in the U.S. today, cooperative grocers represent fewer than 1 percent of American grocery stores. But food co-ops — which are owned and directed by customers rather than corporations — are holding their own.
Using this mezzaluna to prepare the cauliflower salad below, I was able to chop a big bunch of parsley quickly, neatly and efficiently — I'd never have had the patience to do all that with a paring knife!
Step in to my home, decorated with tiles, arches and Moorish iron scroll work, and you will have no doubt: I am in love with all things Moroccan! Until now this love affair was missing one thing — Moroccan cuisine.