This Egyptian version of the falafel is so much a staple food in Egypt
that the word ta'miyya derives, in fact, from the Arabic word for
Among the inexplicable amalgam of sights, smells, and sounds that are
modern Cairo is the extraordinarily simple taste of a workingman’s lunch called
kushary (also kishiry and
Ful — The Egyptian National Dish
Some claim that the roots of fūl mudammas can be traced to Pharaonic Egypt...
A Breakfast Dish Along the Nile
In Alexandria, in Cairo, in the villages of the Nile Delta, a favorite
breakfast dish is faṭayr (pronounced fa-TAIR) or faṭīr (pronounced fa-TEER)...
Fishing off Egypt and Syria in Medieval Times and Today
Following the littoral to the east along
the North African coast from Tunisia, we do not meet any significant
fishing activity until we reach the coast of Egypt...
History of Lemonade
The very first uses for the lemon in the Mediterranean
were as an ornamental plant in early Islamic gardens...