Eat Drink KL: Makroudh, Tunisia

Monday, June 3, 2019

Makroudh, Tunisia

Considered one of Islam's holiest cities, Kairouan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been a hotbed of scholarship for more than 1,300 years. It's also famous among Tunisians for being the birthplace of makroudh, a sweet semolina pastry stuffed with dates and nuts - a calorie bomb in every bite, but everybody buys it by the box to present to family and friends.

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