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Welcome to Tunisia’s ‘Home of Bread’ museum

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Soumaya Gara is a baker. She’s making ready conventional breads from Kef, a Tunisian city within the northwestern a part of the nation.

She underwent a coaching program by the Museum Lab’s affiliation as a part of the ‘Dar el-Khobz’ undertaking actually the home of bread.

“The Museum Lab affiliation supplied us this chance. They restored this oven which was in a very dangerous situation. Now, it is working once more with firewood. Everybody right here in Kef is completely happy that this previous oven is working as soon as once more.”

“We underwent a coaching course for round six or seven months, it was very helpful. They taught us a whole lot of issues associated to hygiene and the alternative ways to bake bread,”  Jalila Khadrani says.

This undertaking employs and brings collectively 5 ladies bakers. 

Preserving an intangible heritage

The inauguration ceremony of the dwelling Bread Museum gathered completely different financial actors. The federation of tourism was desperate to shed a lightweight on the Kef governorate culinary treasures.

“We tasted scrumptious bread, differing types bread that have been actually good. We will inform that there’s a true know-how, that the product is evolving,” Imed Agha, who works in tourism, defined.

“We will see a really skilled strategy. For us, notably as journey brokers and as a Federation of journey brokers, this is essential. It permits us to have a product that we will market to each professionals, skilled journey brokers and to our purchasers.”

Along with tasting periods, guests of the Dar el Khoubz museum can study in regards to the tales and legens of Tunisia’s north western area, which is famend for its cereal farming. 

“The undertaking was born out of a need to advertise the bread and desserts of Kef that we have recognized as a dozen (completely different sorts of desserts), which is an intangible cultural heritage that belongs primarily to the ladies of Kef and to Tunisia on the whole,” concludes Julie Jeantet, who’s answerable for growth on the Museum Lab affiliation.