A SEAT AT THE TABLE

Seeding trays filled with sprouted Baklouti pepper plants ready for transplanting at Kandarian Organic Farm

THE BAKLOUTI PEPPER PROJECT 002

As spring began to transition to summer, Mohamed and I traveled up the coast to Kandarian Organic Farm for the transplanting of our Tunisian pepper seedlings. Each sprout was placed by hand, row by row.

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THE BAKLOUTI PEPPER PROJECT 001

THE BAKLOUTI PEPPER PROJECT 001

Harissa, a delicacy that originated centuries ago in Tunisia, consists of blending garlic, various spices, and oil with mashed peppers to form a paste. Harissa’s unique flavor and texture come from the famous pepper that invented it, the Baklouti.

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Djerbian rice recipe

ROUZ JERBI روز جربي (DJERBIAN RICE)

This dish originates from Tunisia’s island in the Gabès Gulf, Djerba. This UNESCO World Heritage site is referred to as the "pearl of the Mediterranean”. The cooking is done in a couscous steamer (couscoussier). Rouz Jerbi is a versatile Tunisian dish prepared by steaming rice and tomato sauce, including various vegetables, meats, spices and herbs, that can change according to the seasons.

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A SEAT AT THE TABLE

A SEAT AT THE TABLE

Zonzon Organic is an artisanal cannery mindfully produced in small batches. The certainty of quality, organically crafted goods is our promise. Take a seat at the table.

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