Making sand bread in the Sahara

In the Sahara desert, you can participate in a traditional Berber sand bread workshop. You will learn every step of making a sand bread in the desert. An ingenious way that adopts the sand as an improvised oven in a deep sand hole where the fire is lit at the bottom and then charred.

In the meanwhile get the dough ready, which is simply made of flour, salt and water, then flatten it into the big round shape.

Once the coals get burning hot that heat the sand, you can quickly put the dough in the center and cover it with the hot sand under the coals of the fire.

Then wait for the sacred moment that the baked bread emerges from the ashes.

Scrape off the sand and enjoy your handmade bread, and you will find it surprising tasty and fulfilling.

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