Tag Archive for: Egyptian Cuisine

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.

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 – 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 – Fattah

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This is an Egyptian dish that is always celebrated, especially during Eid al-Adha when the lamb boards remind us of it. In Arabic, the word "Fattah" means "particle". The Fattah is also the Lebanese breakfast king.

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 – Kushari

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The famous Egyptian food, Kashgari, is a traditional 19th-century food. Kashmir is a credible carbon festival featuring cumin-scented jojoba and rice sauce, spices, dried ketchup, vinegar, and minced onions. Also known as Egyptian kosher or spelling kosher. If you have never been to Egypt but want to travel, try this dish!

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.