Caledoniyya

Comfort Food = Ojja

It had to be 🙂

6 comments on “Comfort Food = Ojja

  1. phillegitimate
    June 29, 2011

    I’m not sure what I’m looking at, but it looks delicious. Very glad to see there’s space for a little food porn on your blog too..

    • Layla
      June 29, 2011

      Hahaha! I love that my food can be classed as seductive, even if the colours have emerged eye-wateringly vivid…

      Ojja is a Tunisian dish that can be eaten at any meal and is tomato sauce-based (passata) with herbs and maybe chillies, but the best part is the egg broken into the middle and left to poach in the tomato juices. 🙂

      Depending on the region and personal whims, it can also comprise cubed potato, beef sausage (merguez) or red peppers (as in this case). It is quick to make and oh-so-lovely with a crisp, warm baguette 😀

  2. Haitham Al-Sheeshany
    June 29, 2011

    This is not, I repeat nOt, a good way to start my morning reads 😛

    • Layla
      June 29, 2011

      Given that it can be eaten for breakfast, I would counter that it is the *perfect* way to start your morning! 😀

  3. phillegitimate
    June 29, 2011

    Well I know how I’m going to be spending my Saturday morning. Could almost. almost be a Mexican dish (just need more chile and a bucket of lard). Hope to see some more technicolour food seduction again soon…..

    • Layla
      June 29, 2011

      Well, it is supposed to comprise green chillies or harissa (a tomato, garlic and chilli paste), but I’m given myself a break from fiery meals 🙂 But mercifully, no lard 😀

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