Mchermla Batendjel

  The weekend is finally here, and so is the summer heat, which is why I prepared this simple, fresh dish with aubergines/eggplants! I love this dish, as it reminds me of my summer’s at my grandmother’s house. We used to prepare this dish in the garden, where we had a little shaded cooking corner….

Naan Bread and Algerian Mutton Tajine

I love Indian cuisine, the texture, the fragrance, the beautiful colors, the smell, the presentation into the copper Degchi! All the cuisine around the world brings something new, exotic, fusion and much more. Today I made a fusion Indian Naan Bread and Algerian Mutton Tajine Recipe. For the Naan, the recipe comes from  Sweet & Savory…

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…

Roasted Chicken with Herbes de Provence and Steamed Potatoes.

This dish is my Mom’s favorite recipe. When I was little she sent me picking herbs in our garden, I was so proud with my Petite Paniere full of herbs.   Serves 6 Ingredients: For the chicken: 1 whole chicken (1kg 200) Herbes de Provence 1 yellow onion 3 garlic cloves 2 bay leaves Pinch…

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…