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)….

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….

Caramelized Semolina Pudding

Only a few more days until the end of Ramadan, and the days will soon become busy with Eïd preparations (and then the celebration of course!). I decided to prepare a semolina pudding with a caramel topping, extremely popular in North Africa and always with a hint of orange blossom water. A sweet and fresh…

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…

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…

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…