标签存档: 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – Mahshi

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Mahishi is a vegetable dish cooked with tomatoes and cumin, a soup filled with roasted meat and rice. Mahshi is an Egyptian holiday center where friends and family gather for Iftar on Sundays, especially during Ramadan. The Maheshi was one of the many ships of the Ottoman Empire that stretched from the Balkans to Lamont in Egypt during the ancient Empire. The dish was found in rice and/or meat or cabbage leaves in the Ottoman Empire.

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 – 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.