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    Mon May 30, 2011 10:46 am
    Newbie "Fry Cook" Poster
    Hi me again! I think this is the name of these paastrys, they are more like a crispy pankake and you can have them with honey ( i think that they are fed to women in Algeria after giving birth to get energy levels up) , or they can also be filled with tomato/fennel/onion & pepper sauce.
    They are made from fine semolina and thats as much as I can remember from my mother in law from Algers , she used the palm of her hand to flatten them out to a thin pancake before she cooked like a pancake ontop of hot flat irion. They are delicios and while i was In Algeria i ate every day .
    Anyone know the recipe? Ie tried alot of variations but cant get it right.
    thanks you Jools100
    Mon May 30, 2011 2:24 pm
    Forum Host
    hi Jools! is it thin like crepes? I'll look around!
    xo Bethie
    Um Safia
    Mon Jun 06, 2011 6:20 am
    Forum Host
    Hi Jools,

    I have the recipe posted for the savoury version - just follow the instructions for the pasrty and fill as you like.

    You mentioned them being given to women who had just given birth, they are in some parts but the dish most famously given is M'shewsha, I also have my recipe for it posted here

    btw, thanks for reviewing my helouwa ta'aba icon_biggrin.gif
    Um Safia
    Mon Jun 06, 2011 5:27 pm
    Forum Host
    ooops, my Tamina recipe!!
    Sun Jun 12, 2011 9:49 am
    Newbie "Fry Cook" Poster
    icon_biggrin.gif thnks Uma I have seen many of your recipes on here and each one is great Ive tried quite a few but yet to try Mhajib as I recall when Yemma showed me how to do they are difficult! I did get confused as well over the cake mothers eat after birth its another cake withr honey isnt it? my algerian family live in Algiers and are berebers and I dont knoew if there is a different cake Ill ask next time we sppeak, for now Im very happy trying your fabrecipes!!Jools
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