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Algeria - soft drinks
Cherbet of Blida
algeria
Cherbet of Blida drink
© servimg.com
also called sherbet of Boufarik (see limonana Israel). This drink is composed of fresh lemon juice and fresh mint.
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Cherbet Miliana
algeria
Cherbet Miliana drink
© DR
Traditional drink from Miliana city containing cherry juice, lemon and grape juices, water and sugar. (wikipedia)
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Legmi
algeria
tunisia
Legmi drink
© gastrolabe.com
Syrupy juice extracted from the trunk sap of the Sahara palm tree. This drink is usually sold by street salesmen of the south tunisian markets and in Algeria.
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Ouazouaza
algeria
Ouazouaza drink
© aps.dz
Medicinal refreshing drink made with dates and 40 other plants during the Ramadan month. Ingredients comprise camomile, herb-of-grace (common rue), ginger, clove, black pepper, coriander seeds, liquorice, etc.



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Cherbet Mazhar
algeria
Cherbet Mazhar drink
© tanargan.com
Traditional drink of Alger given to the bride during her nuptial hammam ritual. The Mazhar sherbet is composed of water of orange blossom, water, cinnamon and sugar.
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Leben
algeria
israel
morocco
tunisia
Leben drink
© unblog.fr
Fresh ideal drink going with couscous. Raw milk is left for one to three days at ambient temperature until its spontaneous coagulation. Rayeb (fermented curdled milk) is churned with a blender and added with water. After the butter extraction a thick liquid is obtained, called leben (buttermilk). Elben is rich in proteins, and is less fat than plain milk (42Kcal/100g), it can be kept for several days at room temperature.wikipedia
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Maājoun el heroor
algeria
Maājoun el heroor drink
© xave.org
Remedy drink, Maājoun el heroor is a traditional spicy syrup made with an algerian spices mix called hror : pepper, clove, nutmeg, ginger, cardamon, cinnamon, cubeb (Piper cubeba). Attention it's hot !
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Takerouayet
algeria
Takerouayet drink
© comprendrechoisir.com
Spicy fresh drink of the M'zab valley served to the groom on his wedding day. This drink is prepared with dates, lemon, flower, spices (saffron, nutmeg) and aromatic herbs.

Algeria - vegetarian recipes
Chakchouka
algeria
Chakchouka recipe
© canalblog.com
This kabyle cold meal is delicious and perfect for summer evening parties.

Ingredients :
3 sweet peppers grilled and peeled (or ready to use jar )
1 onion
500g tomatoes
1 tsp of Ras El Hanout (spice)
½ tsp of paprika
½ tsp of cilantro powder
Pepper, Salt
olive oil

Recipe of Chakchouka :
1. cut the sweet peppers into dices
2. Peel the onion and cut it into slices,
3. Peel tomatoes and cut them into small pieces,
4. In a pan, brown the onion ... read next



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White beans with red sauce
algeria
White beans with red sauce recipe
© lesjoyauxdesherazade.com
Spicy, nutritious, and cheap ! Perfect for starving crowd or when you have many guests !

Ingredients :
1 kg white beans
500 g potatoes (optional)
1 big tomato
1 garlic (or garlic powder)
1 dried deseeded chili
cooking oil, salt, red pepper
1 level tsp of Cumin,
fresh cilantro

Recipe of white beans with red sauce :
Soak beans one night before in a large amount of water
Crush garlic, cumin, chili, red pepper and salt and dilute the mix in a cup of wa ... read next

Algeria - dances
Allaoui
algeria
Allaoui dance
© youtube.com
How to dance Allaoui Traditional war dance of Algeria. Men standing neck and neck, as welded the ones with the others by stressing their bodies, striking feet. Allaoui is danced with a rifle or a cane in the hand.
Video see www.youtube.com or boys choreo (less professional but amazing) : see www.youtube.com




Algeria - tales
Golden gazelle
algeria
Golden gazelle tale
© dreamstime.com
The Sultan's daughter has a mysterious birth mark on her body...




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Nasr'eddin Hodja
algeria
azerbaijan
iran
morocco
ouzbekistan
tajikistan
tunisia
turkey
Nasr'eddin Hodja tale
© blogspot.com
also called Mollah Nasreddin or Djouha, this hero is usually sitting reverse on his donkey. His fame goes from the balkans to Mongolia ! His ingenious and buffoon teachings are translated in dozens languages.


Algeria - movie
Masquerades
algeria
Masquerades movie
© nccdn.net
released in 2008.



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