.Algiers, Algeria
The regional pride in couscous found full expression in the countries' joint nomination for the knowledge. (Representative image/Pixabay)

  • Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Mauritania submitted the listing to UNESCO
  • Couscous is served with meat or fish, spicey stews, chickpeas and vegetables in a variety of dishes
  •  Couscous is prepared mainly from wheat or barley