Tag Archive for: Egyptian Cuisine

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 – Ful Medames

Sulfur Midmas, also known as “Madmas Fools”, is a popular vegan dish in the Middle East and Leviathan, but it is considered an Egyptian dish. Fil Medium is a popular Middle Eastern breakfast cooked with canned beans and cooked lentils and then mixed with glycerin, lemon, and olive oil soup. Many countries, especially some cities, have their own interpretations. This is the best street food I’ve ever seen.

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 – 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 – 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 – Dukkah

The Dukkah, which is a mixture of Egyptian herbs and spices, is broken down into broken jars that do not require much construction. Named Doka (Doka), it is a traditional Egyptian blend that contains ripe fruits, seeds, and hot spices. Doka means “post” in Arabic, an Egyptian spice made from fruits, seeds, and plants. In Egypt, it is said, “eeish we dua’ah,”, which means to deceive bread, because you can trust bread and good deception.

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.

Egypt – Mombar

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 – 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 – Masaa‘a

Masaa’a is one of the best and famous dishes of Egypt which is not only famous in Egypt but also in other countries. This dish is actually based on EGGPLANT. You can use different kinds of meat in your dish along with Eggplant but Eggplant is compulsory. This dish is originated from Middle East of Greece and Egypt, while eggplant is originated from India. There are different versions of this dish according to the country.