Chicken with Coriander and Kalamata Olives

The weekend has arrived so fast, and I’m in my kitchen busy preparing special dishes for my friends and family for Ramadan. Yesterday I prepared this Roasted Chicken with Coriander and Kalamata Olives. It’s a flavorful and tasty combination. The chicken is tender and aromatic with the addition of coriander (one of my favorite herbs)….

Almond Cigars

Hey, hey! 4th Fiesta Friday. Angie is a wonderful hostess, I’m delighted to go with my Petite Paniere full of surprises. Today, something sweet and full of flavor to share with you. Almond Cigars are made with a dough called Diouls sheets or Brick sheets. It’s made with fine semolina a pinch of salt and…

Algerian Kaak

  . Algerian Kaak is very popular from East to West of Algeria and in North Africa in general. Each city has its own recipe and flavor, and this one is the one from Algiers.   Serves 12 crowns Ingredients: 500g of plain flour/all purpose flour 2 eggs 125g of granulated white sugar 100ml of…

Bread, Bread, Bread.

  Another Algerian bread, so soft. Algerians are mad about “bread”!  People are even able to do a long queue just for bread… Serves 8: Ingredients: 175ml of warm water 1 tablespoon of granulated white sugar 1 egg 10g of fresh yeast 1 teaspoon of salt 350g of flour 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds 1…

Hmiss

Hmiss is a salad made with long green peppers, garlic, and tomatoes. This one is related to the city of Bejaia (east coast of Algeria) and this recipe is from my mother. This dish is very popular in summer when the green peppers are everywhere on the market. Serves 6 Ingredients: 4 green peppers (long one’s…