Egypt – Knafeh

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 – Fattah

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 – Mahshi

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 – Shakshouka

Shakshouka is the best and most famous breakfast which consists of poached eggs. This is a very healthy breakfast of Egypt. Shakshouka is a popular dish from the Middle East and North Africa to the Ottoman Empire. The meaning of SHAKSHOUKA is “haphazard mixture” and this word comes from the ARABIC LANGUAGE. There are different varieties of recipes to make SHAKSHOUKA in different countries. This dish start in the era of OTTOMAN. They called this dish saksuka.

Egypt – Bamia

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 – Bissara

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 – Shawerma

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 – Fiteer Baladi

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 – Umm Ali

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 – Baba Ghanoush

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.