Tag: cuisine

  • Saharan Algeria


    The large city of Touggourt is situated in north-eastern Algeria in the Wadi Igharghar Valley. With a population of roughly 300,000 people, this is one of the biggest cities to be found in the Sahara. Built around an oasis, Touggourt's economy is based mainly on agriculture with dates being one of their biggest exports. Cereals, vegetables, carpets and cloth also play a large role in the ...

  • Culture


    Algeria has a great selection of delicious savory meals that are native to the country. Nuts are used extensively in Algerian recipes, as are a variety of aromatic spices. We trust you will enjoy cooking and savoring the flavors of these recipes from Algeria.

  • Culture


    Algerian cuisine has had many influences that have contributed something unique to the country's culinary delights. Over hundreds of years the Berbers, Arabs, Turks, Romans, the French and the Spanish have influenced the cuisine of Algeria. Each of these civilizations has helped to ensure that Algeria's cuisine is an eclectic mix of flavors, aromas and textures, served in a multitude of ways ...

  • Travel

    Restaurant Guide

    Everyone needs to stop and eat once in a while and Algerians are no exception. There are a number of roadside coffee shops or diners, restaurants and cafes. Tour buses traveling in the Sahara will often make use of whatever roadside diners are available. This gives visitors an opportunity to stop and dine while looking out at the majestic dunes of this great desert. The majority of other ...