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North African Cuisine and Recipes

In North African cuisine, the most common staple foods are meat, seafood, goat, lamb, beef, dates, almonds, olives, various vegetables and fruit. Because the region is predominantly Muslim, halal meats are usually eaten. Halal meats are derived from animals that are slaughtered according to Sharia, Islamic law.

The cuisine of Algeria is a distinct fusion of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines.

Algerian Cuisine

Information about Algerian cuisine and traditional food recipes. The khabz, traditional Amazigh (Berber) flatbread, is the base of Algerian cuisine and eaten at all meals.…

Chermoula Spice Blend

Chermoula Spice Blend

Chermoula is a North African spice blend which gives a spicy Moroccan flavour when sprinkled onto chicken and lamb before cooking (grilled, barbecued and roasted…

Egyptian Cuisine

Egyptian Cuisine

Egyptian cuisine consists of the local culinary traditions of Egypt. Egyptian cuisine makes heavy use of legumes and vegetables, as Egypt’s rich Nile Valley and…

Libyan Cuisine and Recipes

Libyan Cuisine

Libyan cuisine is the cooking traditions, practices, foods and dishes associated with the country of Libya. One of the most popular Libyan dishes is a…

Mauritanian Cuisine

Mauritanian Cuisine

The diet consists mostly of meat, millet, rice, fish, and sweet potatoes and potatoes. The main meal is lunch among black Africans, whereas Arab-Berbers have…

North African Cuisine

North African Cuisine

In North African cuisine, the most common staple foods are meat, seafood, goat, lamb, beef, dates, almonds, olives, various vegetables and fruit. Because the region…