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 from my family. I’m very honored to have my family recipe in the book of Joudie Kalla “Palestine on a Plate”!   Serves 12…

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: 400g of all purpose flour or plain flour 200ml of warm water (more or less depending the quality of the flour) 1 tablespoon of caster sugar 1 egg 15g of…

Hmiss

Hmiss is a salad made with long green sweet 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…