On your trip to Tunis, you will discover an incredible fusion of Mediterranean, Berber and Arabic cuisines. Many Tunis staples are derived from nomadic dishes, cooked using available seasonal ingredients in one earthenware pot. Delectable mixes of olive oil, tomatoes and delicate spices, transform the humble chickpea, fish and meat to create stews of unforgettable richnessaccompanied by light-as-a-feather flatbreads or couscous. Tunisian food tends to be spicier than that of its North African counterparts and harissa, a combination of black cumin, cumin, caraway, coriander, paprika and garlic gives traditional food of Tunis its distinct flavour. Figs are plentiful in Tunisia, and are freshest during the harvest period in October – rich bowls of figs sweetened with honey are the perfect way to start the day or end a meal.
With its burgeoning tourist industry, Tunis has embraced international cuisine and in addition to traditional Tunisian restaurants, you will find a broad range of choice in the unlikely event that you become bored of traditional fare.
Tunis is a vibrant, varied city of contrasts where you can soak up the North African sun, enjoy culture, stunning beaches and delicious food. Whatever you do on your trip to Tunis, it promises to be an unforgettable experience.
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