Tag Archive for: Egyptian Cuisine

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 – 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 – 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.

Egypt – Umm Ali

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Umm Ali is one of the most famous desserts of Egypt. In every country, this dish is famous not because of its name, just because of its taste as well. This is like a puff pastry which is made with pudding and cake. This dessert is started in the 12th century in EGYPT. The meaning of this dish is " Ali's Mother ". Actually, she was the wife of the Egyptian ruler.

Egypt – Shorbat Ad

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Egyptian Red Corn Soup is the best syrup in Egypt. In addition, it is very important in most Arab countries. Wheat soup is on the menu in every restaurant. Red jojoba soup relieved me of stress by providing me with a small amount of food and health.

Egypt – Fiteer Baladi

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Fiteer baladi is actually known as " BALADI BREAD ". It is like bread that you should try whenever you visit Egypt. It is an ancient form of bread in Egyptian culture. The Egyptians called it "life" and "luxury." It is a symbol of family love, hospitality, and friendship. Sharing bread is a sign of trust and relationship.

Egypt – Molokhia

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Molokai originated in Egypt and later spread to the Middle East, North Africa, and the eastern Mediterranean. It is a traditional Egyptian soup and is often eaten by the ancient Egyptian kingdom, but eventually became a popular dish. Many added that the soup tasted delicious, but not everyone agreed.

Egypt – Ful wa Ta’meya

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Phil Midmas and Tamiya Egyptian fast food are an important part of Egyptian cuisine. Actually, it means beans and lentils, and it is a food that is unique to the Egyptians.

Egypt – Chocolate Hummus

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Hummus is a spread, dip and basically a sauce which is originated in Egypt and spread all over the world especially Arab countries such as UAE and many more. A traditional hummus is made from chickpeas, paprika and garlic etc and eaten with pit bread as a dip. Mostly, hummus is considered as a part of Egyptian cuisine and also as it is originated in 13th century.