Veganism in Tunisia is neither well known nor understood and many people will not be familiar with the term. Popular Tunisian newspapers and magazine articles on the subject mostly conclude on the health dangers of becoming vegan, which has not helped increase its popularity. You will find only a few restaurants define themselves as vegan friendly.
Of course, make sure to mention all the ingredients that you do not eat. You will see couscous on many menus in local restaurants, and often you will be able to ask for a vegetarian version of the dish. With this, the salads and the traditional middle-eastern fare of falafel and hummus, you should do just fine eating out. see LOCAL FOOD page.
If you get your own place with an attached kitchen, rejoice in the delicious tomatoes, red peppers and, in the generally high-quality produce and fruits (dates!). Shop at the branches of French supermarkets to find some vegan milks and possibly more. If you are staying in hotels, it may be a good idea to check their menus in advance for veg option. Even breakfasts can be tricky.
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