The Mouled

It’s my second time experiencing the Mouled in Tunisia, an Islamic holiday which celebrates the birth of the Prophet. Tunisians celebrate this day by making assida. So, I started my day off with a big bowlful.

Assida is a sweet pudding which is made from the Zgougou seed and combined with flour and sugar. A layer of cream is added followed by a dusting of nuts, like pistachio and almond, and decorated with more nuts and candies. It is really delicious!

 

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3 Responses to The Mouled

  1. Bev Mullett says:

    Yummmm…wish I had a slice right now with my coffee.

  2. kiara says:

    why do they celebrate mouled

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