Not to hate on Algeria, but I was disappointed. Maybe we did it wrong.
Couscous is a very, very popular food in Algeria, Algiers specifically. It originally came from Syria, and from what I gather, I will being seeing a lot of couscous in Northern African recipes!
The main dish was a stew of veggies and spices with the couscous, and we definitely didn’t cook it long enough, so maybe that was it!
I’m not going to write much, because there’s not much to say, except, “Oops!”
The two sides were nice. Who doesn’t like fried potatoes?
For these, I had to make them gluten-free, so that may be why they turned out extra-bready. You know what though? Dipped into the soup, it wasn’t half bad.
The soup even looked bland, so I threw in the extra spinach and voila!
Again, not half-bad.
I wanted to make these Eid Sweets (eaten during Ramadan), but they use almond flour and that’s expensive. Maybe next time!
The menu, as it stood: