Algerian Griwech Pastries

Algerian Griwech Pastries

These intricate Algerian Griwech pastries are made from contortioned dough into elaborate shapes, then fried and coated by a syrup and sesame seeds. The word griwech translates to “crunchy” and that is a perfect description of the texture, yet they remain...
Moroccan Tagine Berber

Moroccan Tagine Berber

The ultimate fragrant Moroccan stew, a Tagine Berber is my idea of comfort food with aromatic meat served alongside big juicy pieces of vegetables. It’s time for the MENA (Middle Eastern & North African) Cooking Group. This monthly group has for...
Egyptian Lentil Soup

Egyptian Lentil Soup

It’s time for the MENA (Middle Eastern & North African) Cooking Group. This monthly group has for goal to help us discover the culture and cuisine of the countries found in these parts of the world. The host of the month will choose a savory and a sweet...
Maraq Fahfah (Somali Soup)

Maraq Fahfah (Somali Soup)

It’s time for the MENA (Middle Eastern & North African) Cooking Group. This monthly group has for goal to help us discover the culture and cuisine of the countries found in these parts of the world. The host of the month will choose a savory and a sweet dish...
Juju Cake from East Africa

Juju Cake from East Africa

This is my second time participating in the International Food Challenge group that was created to explore the cuisines of the world, as well as the heritage of those country. A monthly host picks a part of the world and shares with us a few of the local recipes...