The Tunisian agricultural sector has many advantages, but the most important of them is probably the adequate climate, allowing the country to have varied vegetation. In Tunisia, fruits and vegetables are 100% natural, without any additives.
These fruits and vegetables are picked and harvested by hand, by farmers that have been working on this field since decades, and inherited traditional methods from their fathers and grandfathers.
For centuries, dates have been the main source of nutrition for nomads and inhabitants of the Sahara. Date palms are generally found in the South of Tunisia and represent one of its biggest assets. And thanks to the high quality of its dates, Tunisia became the first exporter of dates worldwide. Every year, the country exports nearby 30 thousand tons of dates.
In Tunisia, date harvesting is very important, so much that it is celebrated with a festival in the city of Kebili that was started over 30 years ago. The Festival of Dates is a key event in Southern Tunisia, and annually hosts thousands of visitors who come from all parts of the world.
Dates are known worldwide because of their various health benefits. In fact, this fruit is naturally full of fiber which is good for digestion. They are known to help improve some illnesses such as intestinal disorders, anemia, high cholesterol, and even some types of cancer.
La Megara offers pitted Deglet Noor dates. This specific variety has been chosen because of its elegance, its form and golden color, and also sweet scent.
Sundried Hot Pepper Spread • La Megara Berber Harissa is a spicy puree of red peppers grown in Tunisia. The peppers are sun-dried and ground with a variety of artisan spices. • Harissa is traditionally served with couscous, grilled meat, casseroles, steamed fish or simply as a dip. • Berber Harissa has a smokier flavor than traditionnal Harissa.
Handcrafted Hot Pepper Spread • A staple of the Tunisian diet. • The cayenne peppers in this Harissa are carefully selected and ground with a rough texture to preserve the rich flavor and spice. • In Tunisia, Harissa is commonly used in almost all dishes. Try cooking it with tomato sauce to help balance the spicy flavor, add it to a stew or use it...