June 6, 2012 Legmi is a traditional Tunisian drink made from date palm sap. If left to ferment, it can transform into an alcoholic beverage. But turning legmi into hooch was trickier that our correspondents imagined.
June 6, 2012 Before Tunisia's revolution last year, alcohol was broadly accepted in the country, considered one of the more secular Arab states. But as Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep reports, Islamists are gaining influence and that has created a debate on how the country should deal with drinking.
June 5, 2012 The Tunisian bric is just one of many stuffed pastries eaten daily across the former Ottoman Empire. For centuries, every new civilization, empire, religion, trade route and movement of people added its own twist and claimed a version as their own.
June 5, 2012 In the year since Tunisia touched off the Arab Spring, women have assumed a number of high-profile positions. As part of his Revolutionary Road Trip across North Africa, Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep looks at how the roles of women are changing.
June 4, 2012 An NPR team begins a series of reports from North Africa, where last year's revolutions have Tunisia, Libya and Egypt writing new rules for their changing societies. The Revolutionary Road Trip starts with a look at how Tunisians can now express themselves — and the new restrictions that have emerged.