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This Eggplant Pizza Recipe Will Give You Life

This Eggplant Pizza Recipe Will Give You Life

Pizza is one of the world’s universally loved things. Everyone just loves pizza. EVERYONE. But there’s just one tiny problem. It’s quite a hassle to make. Yes, you can order one but what if you want to channel your inner Gordon Ramsay? What do you then???   Well, we here at Scoop Empire have bumped […]

Ladies and Gentlemen of Egypt, We Give You the Most Exclusive Lounge in the Country

Ladies and Gentlemen of Egypt, We Give You the Most Exclusive Lounge in the Country

Ladies and gents of Cairo, you’ll no longer be bothered by the existence of young millennials anymore because you now have Speakeasy.     Situated in the heart of Korba, Speakeasy is the most exclusive lounge and restaurant in Egypt. The venue’s haute-hideaway serves up gourmet Mediterranean culinary creations in a sumptuous setting made for mingling, mixing and […]

13 Reasons Why…I Will Eat Renga to Death This Weekend

13 Reasons Why…I Will Eat Renga to Death This Weekend

Easter is finally here and Egypt is in a shopping frenzy for feseekh and renga. We are quite aware of the fact that many unlucky souls still fail to understand the beauty of such festivities; how the mere thought of rotten food leaves them gagging. We pity you! You are missing out on so much, […]

I Went to Kebdet El Brince for the First Time and It Was Everything I Wanted and More

I Went to Kebdet El Brince for the First Time and It Was Everything I Wanted and More

  I love kebda (liver) as much as the next person — probably even more — but never in my life have I ever thought of braving up and heading to Imbaba to try their ever-so popular Kebdet El Brince.   There wasn’t any particular reason why I’ve never been there before; it was merely […]

This Renga Salad Recipe Is a Must for Easter

This Renga Salad Recipe Is a Must for Easter

  Easter is upon us, and with it, comes the smell of renga (herring). One of Egypt’s Easter, aka Sham El Nessim — translates to smelling the breeze — traditions is eating a lot of renga.   Renga is a way of life during this festive time, but here’s just one problem; people usually associate it with eww […]

You Can Now Relive Jack and Rose’s Journey on the Titanic in Abu Dhabi

You Can Now Relive Jack and Rose’s Journey on the Titanic in Abu Dhabi

Titanic is the second-highest grossing movie of all time; millions of people around the world are obsessed with the romance-disaster film. Most of those people would love to live inside the world of this movie, probably to relive the iconic love story between Jack and Rose. I, like most food junkies, would love to live […]

This Sushi Sandwich Recipe Is So Easy and Inexpensive to Make

This Sushi Sandwich Recipe Is So Easy and Inexpensive to Make

I love sushi as much as the next person (probably even more), but the one thing I hate about sushi in the Middle East is that it’s very expensive. Like seriously, why do 10 pieces of sushi cost a liver + my dignity?   It took me a while to realize that not only can […]

Dubai-Based Professor Invents Space Chewing Gum for Astronauts

Dubai-Based Professor Invents Space Chewing Gum for Astronauts

  Franziska Apprich, an assistant professor at the Canadian University in Dubai (CUD), just created a prototype of a chewing gum designed exclusively for astronauts. Apprich worked with a fellow professor from New York University to create the UAE space gum.     The UAE space chewing gum might prove very handy for the future […]

Meet Maha, the Woman That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

Meet Maha, the Woman That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

by Rana El Hawary

  Whether you left Egypt to study for college, work, live, or basically any other possible reason, one thing is for sure; you’ll feel homesick, especially for mama’s cooking. Canada’s Maha’s Kitchen found a solution for this.     “My children, Monika and Mark, were completing their university degrees in Canada, when I told them […]

You Can Now Milk Your Own Camel at Dubai’s Costa Coffee

You Can Now Milk Your Own Camel at Dubai’s Costa Coffee

  How do you like your cup of coffee in the morning? Some like theirs black, others like it iced, and thanks to Dubai’s Costa Coffee, some will want it with a fresh squirt of milk straight from a camel or not.   Making the announcement in all seriousness in a press release on Wednesday, […]

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