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

Paneer with Herbes de Provence

I continue my adventure with Indian Cuisine. Sonal is my fellow food blogger from Simply Vegetarian, that I admire a lot. Her recipes are always delicious and tempting and I like her kindness and generosity with others. I wanted to try her Paneer recipe, this famous cheese that I see very often beautifully presented alone or … Continue reading

Green Lentils Salad with Smoked Trout

The green lentils du Puy are from Le Puy En Velay, a volcanic region located in South-East of Auvergne (France). These green lentils has been cultivated since 2000 years. The particularity of this lentils is a thin skin and they cook quickly. Serves 2 Ingredients: 200g green lentils (lentilles du Puy) 200g of smoked trout 1 lemon … Continue reading

Potato Omelette

Potato Omelette also called Tortilla de Patatas in Spain is a very popular in Algeria (a legacy from Spanish culture), this omelette is thick and made with potatoes, eggs and onions. Everyone in Algeria loves this recipe as it makes for a (fast-to-prepare) tasty dish! Serves 8 Ingredients: 6 big potatoes 6 eggs A small … Continue reading

Stuffed Calamari

We love calamari at home when we went to buy fish I couldn’t resist to buy them. Serves 4 Ingredients: (For the Calamari) 4  medium fresh calamari tubes (cleaned, keep the tentacles for the stuffing) 1 brown onion 1 bunch of coriander Chopped tentacles A pinch of salt A pinch of black pepper 150g of … Continue reading

Fougasse and Tapenade

Today I bring in my Paniere a smell of Provence, blue sky, the sound of cicadas and the smell of Maritime Pine trees. Both these recipes are from my lovely mother. Thank you Angie from The Novice Gardener  for your delightful Fiesta Friday and thanks again to our Australian Co-Hostesses Margot from Gather and Gaze  … Continue reading