Wednesday, July 4, 2018

matbucha  -

Matbucha (Arab: مطبوخة maṭbūkhah) is a cooked dish made from tomatoes and grilled peppers spiced with garlic and chili. The name of the dish comes from Arabic and means "[salad] cooked".

The dish is served as an appetizer, often as part of a meze. Matbucha is famous in the Maghreb and in Israel, where it is brought by Jewish immigrants from Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, and Libya.

It is not known how the origin of the dish, since tomatoes are brought to Africa through Europe from America (c) 1492).