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5:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Karima (Karima’s Kitchen) presents Lamb and Vegetable Stew with Couscous
2 cups of couscous
1/2 kg lamb cut into 4 pieces (you can use chicken; add more or less depending on your taste)
3 stalks of celery
1/4 cup of chickpeas
1 medium turnip
1 medium onion
2 cloves garlic
Seasonings to taste:
Salt, black pepper, curry powder, garlic and ginger
Karima is the main chef behind Karima’s Kitchen, a collaborative effort with her daughter, Meriem. She co-owned Pomera Bakery and Restaurant located in the North Side of Chicago for over 10 years. Now Karima is interested in teaching people how to cook traditional Algerian food, pastries, desserts and other recipes she commonly cooks in her kitchen.
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