When Bébert Attias was growing up, the youngest of seven kids, he watched his mother make compotes, chutneys, hot sauce, and preserved lemons. Now living in Big Indian, he produces the sweet and savory relishes of his youth and sells them as Bebert’s Moroccan Condiments.
Bébert is a French Jew who grew up in Casablanca, where Jews mixed easily with Muslims. He lived for a time in France, then came to the U.S. in 1965 and worked as a chef in Manhattan. His Café Dada, on West 54th Street in the 1980s, served the movie industry . . .
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