Algeria: Merguez from Foods Worth Traveling For Slideshow: Africa and Middle East

Foods Worth Traveling For Slideshow: Africa and Middle East

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Algeria: Merguez

Merguez is a North African preserved meat that is typically a fresh or dried lamb sausage. Different variations of the dish include sausages made with veal, seasoned with olive oil, lemon, or black pepper.  The pork-free sausage is popular in regions like Algeria, where many of the inhabitants maintain pork-free diets. Head over to Restaurant Atlas in Annaba for some authentic Algerian merguez.