Berkoukes Bel Hlib, Pearl Pasta Soup with Milk

Berkoukes are small round pasta called (petits plombs in French or pearl pasta). The Algerian Berkoukes is made from semolina flour, (coarsely-ground durum wheat) and is usually prepared during summer time when the weather is hot and sunny and stored into textile sacks for the cold winter. This recipe is very popular in Algeria (in … Continue reading

Classic Vegetable Soup with Roquefort

I have entered this post in a Soup event called Soups with SS hosted by the lovely Sonal from SimplyVegeterian777 and Shruti from Cooking with SJ. You should check out both of these ladies blogs, and also the event and participate (also open to non-bloggers!!). Here are the basic rules of the event, please visit … Continue reading

Lentil Soup

Gloomy and rainy day in Dubai, I opted for a spicy  lentil soup. Serves 6 Ingredients: 200g of brown lentil 1 small potato 1 carrot Salt Black pepper 4 cloves of garlic 1 red chili pepper 1 teaspoon of caraway powder coriander leaves 1/2 teaspoon of harissa (spicy paste from Tunisia) 1 1/2 of liter … Continue reading

Carrot and Potato Soup

Serves 4 Ingredients: 4  medium carrots 4 medium potatoes 4 garlic cloves A pinch of salt A pinch of black pepper 1 teaspoon of cumin powder 1 liter 1/2 of water Cream (if you want) Procedure: Start peeling the carrots,  the potatoes and the garlic. Wash and cut the carrots and the potatoes in small … Continue reading