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Tastira (Tunisian fried peppers and eggs)

Tastira (Tunisian fried peppers and eggs)

I learnt this recipe from my mother-in-law in Tunisia. Serve it on four separate plates or on one large platter. Serve with sliced crusty bread.

Tunisian chakchouka

Tunisian chakchouka

Chakchouka (or Shakshouka) is a Tunisian dish of tomatoes, onions, pepper, spices and eggs. It's popular throughout North Africa and Israel. It is usually eaten for breakfast or lunch, but it's tasty anytime! Serve with crusty bread.

Tunisian brik

Tunisian brik

A dish I developed for a food course. Doesn't take too long to make and is a nice alternative to every day meals! All the family will love it.

Brik à l'oeuf

Brik à l'oeuf

A great Tunisian recipe for brik a l'oeuf. This classic Tunisian pastry parcel is filled with an egg and then fried till crisp and golden.

Eton mess

Eton mess

Fresh fruit and bought meringues make this traditional English dessert easy to assemble for a light ending to a meal.

Algerian almond tarts (Dziriat)

Algerian almond tarts (Dziriat)

Dziriat is prepared only on special celebrations and weddings. It is a challenge to prepare and takes patience, but with every bite you'll know it is well worth it. Some variants of dziriat use moulds while others are moulded by hand, and some are dipped in syrup and others are not.