Tunisia / Morocco / Algeria / Liberia – Maghrebi Mint Tea

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Maghrebi mint tea or Tunisian mint tea is an green tea which is prepared with spearmint leaves and sugar. The best part of this tea is not its flavor but its essence. There are many stories regarding the origin of this tea but the story which is deemed to be true is the one which took place in the 19th century in Morocco. It is of a merchant who was British and he used to sell at those times a tea called the Gunpowder Tea.

Tunisian, Algerian – Chicken Chorba

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Chorba or Shorba is an Arabic word which means soup or stew. It is a soup which is made by adding chicken to a base of tomatoes, onions, ginger and many other spices. It is said during the Ottoman Empire period this dish was invented by the people. It is also said that during the winter days a family which was very poor made this soup to keep them warm and also to keep their children warm.

Tunisian, Algerian, Israel – Brik / Bourek

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Brik is an Tunisian pastry dish which is filled with tuna, vegetables and spices and then it is finally deep fried to give it an incredible crispy look. The main version of this dish which defines its true history is the one with tune and an egg yolk. This dish is said to be over 500 years old and many say that it was the Tunisian region which truly came up with this dish.

Algeria – Mahjouba

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Algerian is a country located in northern Africa, is bordered by the Western Sahara to the west, Mauritania to the south as well as Tunisia to the northeast. Mahjouba is a tomato in bread taste the can be found at home or in the restaurants, it is cooked all over the country as a morning snack.

Algeria – Rechta

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Retcha consists of thin and flat noodles (traditional pasta dish) and sauce made with chickpeas as well as chicken. Traditionally, the dish prepares in wedding events, at the end of Ramadan fasting and Ashura.

Algeria – Chorba Frik

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Algeria is a country located in northern Africa, is bordered by the Western Sahara to the west, Mauritania to the south as well as Tunisia to the northeast. Algeria is dominated by Muslims, who has a longer religious fasting period called Ramadan. This is where our cuisine spot. Almost in every table at the time of breaking the fast, Chorba frik must be on the table too.

Algeria – Tajine Zitoune

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Algerian cuisines are another African taste to talk about. This country located in northern Africa, is bordered by the Western Sahara to the west, Mauritania to the south as well as Tunisia to the northeast.

Algeria – Shakshouka

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So here we come again with the Shakshouka cuisine from Algeria. It’s a word that means “to shake” or to “mix up” in Arabic, that’s why you will agree with it once you allow the buds to taste it.

Algeria – Lham Lahlou (Sweet Lamb cooked with Sous-Vide)

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by Y Shomwi Algeria is a country bordered by the Mediterranean…