Food & Dining

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Meet the Family That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

Meet the Family 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 […]

6 Insanely Easy Maklouba Recipes That Will Make You Feel Like a Master Chef

6 Insanely Easy Maklouba Recipes That Will Make You Feel Like a Master Chef

By Karima ElNesr

  If you’re Arab then you probably should know what a Maqluba is. If you happen to be a foreigner or one of the unlucky Arabs that don’t have a clue what a maklouba is, let us educate you. It is a traditional dish from the Levant, and it’s very popular in Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon,Palestine, […]

10 Restaurants in West Cairo That Will Up Your Breakfast Game

10 Restaurants in West Cairo That Will Up Your Breakfast Game

Before New Cairo became overpopulated with delishrestaurants, West Cairo was the place to go to discover hidden food gems.   We’ve scouted West Cairo for places to enjoy your warm morning coffee and scrumptious breakfast meal at. Expect some obvious picks because you can’t talk about breakfast in a district such as Zamalek without mentioning Left […]

10 Cairo Restaurants You Must Try If You’re Obsessed with Mac ‘N’ Cheese

10 Cairo Restaurants You Must Try If You’re Obsessed with Mac ‘N’ Cheese

It’s no secret that cheese is revolutionizing the food scene in Egypt. Food bloggers, restaurants, carts, and everything related to food is taking advantage of the most common addiction and taking it to the next level.   Pizzas, sandwiches, fried chicken, fries, crepes, hawawshi, pies, and everything edible is now drowning in cheese. However, cheesy pasta, […]

Recipes Every Coffee Lover Should Really Try Right Now

Recipes Every Coffee Lover Should Really Try Right Now

by Malak Barakat

An instant energy booster, a cup of coffee is the most important thing in the morning for millions of people worldwide. But, sometimes — just sometimes — it could get a bit boring. Which is why I’ve decided to compile a list of different recipes that will surely up your coffee game.     Snicker […]

This Video Will Make You Want to Eat Shawerma Right Now

This Video Will Make You Want to Eat Shawerma Right Now

We all know what shawerma is. If you happen to be one of those people that don’t know about this magical culinary creation, then you need to leave me alone, but kindly check this link before you do — it will help improve your life by 200%.     What makes shawerma special is the […]

These Berlin Dinner Parties Celebrate Refugees and Their Food

These Berlin Dinner Parties Celebrate Refugees and Their Food

  Über den Tellerrand, which translates to “Beyond the Plate,” is a nonprofit organization in Berlin that connects refugees with Germans for meals and cooking classes.       Refugee chefs share recipes from home with the locals, they then cook the meals and eat them together, and in the process build friendships and get to […]

Stop Whatever You’re Doing, Cairokee Is Serving Coffee at This Popular Bakery Shop

Stop Whatever You’re Doing, Cairokee Is Serving Coffee at This Popular Bakery Shop

Imagine having a Salmon n’ Philly sandwich with your favorite cup of coffee before heading to work? Amazing, right? Now imagine having them served by two of Cairo’s top musicians. Exactly!     The Bakery Shop, AKA TBS, announced that Cairokee’s drummer and lead guitarist worked behind the counter in one of their many branches.   […]

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Tea

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Tea

Tea is the second most-consumed beverage in the world after water, yet most people don’t know the first thing about it. The most common knowledge of how to brew tea is placing a tea bag in a cup of hot water. But what if we told you that the mass-produced tea you’ve been drinking isn’t really […]

23 Spots in Egypt That Serve Amazing Breakfast

23 Spots in Egypt That Serve Amazing Breakfast

According to doctors and the backs of cereal boxes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And because we always agree with whatever they say on Coco Pops, we’ve decided to do something about it. This isn’t a list of the most highly praised breakfast spots in every Egyptian city. This isn’t a […]