Last updated: May 2020
Details: 352 pages with 78 traditional and authentic recipes from North Africa with beautiful illustrations and an introduction to all the fascinating local cuisines of the region.
Discover the traditional and authentic recipes of North Africa, and the history behind these recipes.
North Africa is a fascinating region with cuisines that are high in colors and flavors, from countries including Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia.
With original populations of Berber origins to the Northwest, and Egyptians to the East of the region, the process of Arabization and Islamization during the Muslim conquests has shaped the cultural and culinary landscapes.
This eBook introduces the curious foodie to the cuisines of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia.
The first section discusses in detail the cuisines of these countries and takes you on a culinary tour of the most popular appetizers, soups, salads, main courses, desserts, beverages, or breads that make each cuisine so unique.
You will then be transported to the various countries and areas of North Africa to discover 78 traditional recipes that are some of the most popular of this fascinating region.
“”The Essential Guide to the Cuisine of North Africa”” by 196 flavors was designed to offer curious foodies easy access to traditional North African recipes that do not compromise with authenticity. Each recipe was tested and validated by our team of contributors and culinary experts so that you can travel from the comfort of your kitchen.
So, join us in this culinary tour of the North Africa, and fasten your seat belt!
How will this eBook help you?
You will have access to a very extensive introduction to the cuisine of each of the 6 countries of the North African region, with a focus on all the essential recipes (appetizers, main courses, desserts, breads, drinks) and spices that define the cuisine of each of those countries
You will discover hidden treasures of North African cuisine, with flavors and combination of flavors that you may not recognize
You will rediscover familiar recipes that have now become mainstream, such as couscous or tajines
For each recipe, you will learn about the history behind the creation of the dish, but also sometimes the history behind some of the key ingredients and spices, that have become staples of the North African diets, including chickpeas, brik pastry (warka), couscous, for example
You will discover unique North African ingredients and spices such as harissa, tabeul, ras el hanout, and how to properly use them
All the recipes are organized by course, so this eBook is a very easy-to-use practical and comprehensive guide to the most representative recipes of the North African region, so you can organize your next theme feast, and impress your family and friends with your knowledge about those dishes
The eBook is complemented with photos for each recipe, as well as beautiful illustrations throughout the book, that will make you want to devour it again and again.
A huge thank you to Vera, Mike and their team who have combined their respective talents to take us around the world with original dishes and Arabic accents. I particularly appreciated the conciseness of the recipes, and the explanations for each of them. A great way to have lunch or dinner in a cultural and intelligent manner since you can taste delicious recipes while understanding their origin and their raison d'être at the same time. Get you forks ready. Get set. Go! - Caroline
Frequently Asked Questions
What makes this eBook different?
This eBook is an extensive compilation of the most popular and representative recipes and flavors of North Africa, but it also focuses on the history behind those recipes, their evolution, as well as the origin of the ingredients that compose those traditional recipes.
What makes 196 flavors an expert in North African cuisine?
The 196 flavors team has spent countless hours sourcing, researching and writing those recipes to ensure those are the most authentic and traditional versions of them. Also, the majority of them have been validated by the team of local culinary experts who offer authority and credibility to the 196 flavors' project.
What is the difference between this eBook and the information on this site?
While all the recipes available in this eBook are also available on the site, they have all been formatted to be easily accessible and readable in a well-organized pdf format. Also, the comprehensive introductions on each of the cuisines of the different countries of North Africa are currently only available in the eBook. Also, the recipes and stories are all beautifully illustrated to make this affordable eBook a visually appealing and fun to read guide.
Is this eBook available in print?
No, it is only available as an ebook in a pdf format that can be read on any device, including smartphone, tablet or desktop. Once you complete your purchase, we will instantly email you a link to download your eBook.
If I have any questions or concerns, can I contact you?
Of course! You can contact us anytime via our contact form on our website. You can also join our Facebook community to meet, discuss, ask questions and collaborate with all the 196 flavors' fans, as well as our experts and contributors.
How frequently is this eBook updated?
This eBook will be updated regularly, at least once a year, with new recipes and stories.You will always have access to the latest edition, at no extra charge.