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Egypt – Bissara

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Africa means food, travel, jungle, loneliness, and adventure. Bissara is a food which consists of beans and looks like mashed potatoes. It is actually a National dish of North Africa and consists of beans-type ingredients like peas. Moroccan food is broadly Mediterranean food. Morocco is home to mainly Tajiks and Pastels, a true symbol of Moroccan cuisine.

Levant, Egypt – Ful Medames With Challah

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Ful medames is the Levantine salad made up of fava beans and raw vegetables. Ful medames is eaten in Arabic countries, Asia, Middle Eastern, and North African. This salad is the most ancient dish of Egyptian cuisine. There are many varieties of the dish around the world.

Egypt – Shawerma

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Shawerma is a cone-shaped chapati or naan which is filled with some spices and meat and vegetables. It is actually related to LEVANTINE CUISINE, which is a very famous cuisine of Egypt. Egypt uses a special technique of roasting meat on different horizontal spits, which give a very unique taste and appearance to shawarma. OTTOMAN EMPIRES made this dish for the first time in the 19th century.

Egypt – Knafeh

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Knafeh is an traditional Middle Eastern dessert and an delight of Egypt. It is one of the best desserts which you can eat in Egypt and also it is very popular in Levant. In other countries this dish is the same but its name is different. Like in Greece it is called kataifi and in Turkey it is called kadayif. It is said that in Fatimid Egypt the doctors prescribed this dish to Caliphates to satisfy their hunger during Ramadan. It was not until the 13th century something quite like this dish appeared as in the book Kitab al tabikh fi-l-Maghrib a dish like kunafa appeared.

Egypt – Shakshouka

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Shakshouka is the best and most famous breakfast which consists of poached eggs. This is a very healthy breakfast of Egypt. Shakshouka is a popular dish from the Middle East and North Africa to the Ottoman Empire. The meaning of SHAKSHOUKA is "haphazard mixture" and this word comes from the ARABIC LANGUAGE. There are different varieties of recipes to make SHAKSHOUKA in different countries. This dish start in the era of OTTOMAN. They called this dish saksuka.

Egypt – Falafel

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Falafel is an all time favorite Egyptian street food. Falafel is also known as Tamiya but they are made with different main ingredients. It is considered to be a travelers delight. The origin of Falafel is said to be in Egypt itself but is considered to be 50/50. It is said that this dish was first made in the 4th century during the time on Lent.

Egypt – Mombar

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Mombar is one of the best sausage dishes in Egypt. Mombar is always present in the ceremony, festivals, and special occasions of Egypt because it is a symbol of Love and shows luck to their occasions. This dish is not only popular in Egypt but also in different countries like ALGERIA, TUNISIA, SYRIA, LIBYA, etc.

Egypt – Baba Ghanoush

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Baba ghanoush is the very special dish of EGGPLANT. Levantine food is a cuisine of LEVANT, belongs to a large area of the eastern Mediterranean. Baba Ghanoush is the Arabic word. The word "BABA" has the meaning of "FATHER" and the word "GHANOUSH" is the name of a person. The actual meanings are "pampered papa" or "coy daddy". This dish is originated from Lebanese cuisine.

Egypt – Bamia

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Bamia is actually one of the best appetizers of Egyptian food. It is called a stew of OKRA. BAMIA is the Arabic word of OKRA and, Okra is called "LADIE'S FINGER" because its looks like this. Gombo is also called Okra. Bamia is made in two different ways, you can make it in a dry form or in a curry form. Bamia is found in ANATOLIA and in GREECE.

Egypt – Hawawshi

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This dish, actually a street food, depends upon the filling of meat which is filled in a pita. This is called "PITA POCKET". Its filling is just like qeema or kofta which is stuffed in pita pockets. It is one of the most popular Egyptian dishes because it is simple, tasty, and frozen. This dish is made by the butcher who named as Ahmed al-Hawawshi.