Anyone that knows me, knows that I love to cook. I also happen to be a Master’s student in Peace & Conflict Studies in Spain. How could I possibly bring my two loves together? Over a good meal of course! The idea first struck me in Morocco where I learned to cook Moroccan potato patties with my couchsurfing host’s aunt. Mind you, she only spoke Arabic and I only speak English, but in the kitchen a space is created that transcends verbal language. Smiles and laughs were shared over some good food in the end. Now, as I close my time in Spain, I realize that I currently have access to one of the most diverse kitchens in the world, the Peace Master’s students. Representing over 40 countries, I can only hope that I can share a bit of peace over a piece of food with as many as I can, while at the same time learning some great recipes!