Tags » Egyptian Food

Ramadan thirst quencher: Sobia

When it comes to breaking the fast in Ramadan, Sobia is a very popular drink here in Egypt. The texture is thick and creamy and similar to a milk shake. 341 more words


“Dakkatu al-thawm”; the balancer on the restaurant table.

In a foreign country, eating it’s cultural foods is inevitable; that’s a part of the whole thing. Well, my Egyptian friends noticed that we had been in Egypt for a couple months and still hadn’t tried Egyptian foods. 374 more words


Khushaf: Traditional Egyptian drink/dish for Iftar during Ramadan

Ramadan Kareem! It’s that time of the year when the spirit of giving and happiness is at an all time high in the Muslim community. The sense of normalcy of the people despite fasting for about 16 hours in 40C – 50C Qatar heat is a humbling experience. 185 more words


Bamia belsalsa

I believe that every country has a South. In the US, southern food means cornbread, collard greens, and BBQ. It also means breading and frying the “slimy, sticky, and delicious buds” (Philemon’s words) that are okra. 288 more words

Eat Like An Egyptian

The Lootah Ambassador (LA) Diaries : Arabic Influence

“Family, like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.”

Playing around with dad’s keema khaleji & our friend Margreat Thabet’s Misa’ a3ah (spicy eggplant) recipe. 454 more words

Creations & Recipes

Basics of Egyptian Cuisine

At the age of 10, when my dad first taught me the basics of cooking, he tried to simplify it for me .. I intend to do the same here so you can also get to learn how to cook Egyptian food the easy way. 222 more words

La Fandi

Last night I was invited by Cairo Spots for a little food tasting at La Fandi, a small restaurant at Courtyard Maadi, which I had never been to until yesterday. 213 more words

Food Blog