The Challenge That Took the Term ‘Hunger Games’ to the Next Level

The Challenge That Took the Term ‘Hunger Games’ to the Next Level

You might hate Crocs, you might hate fedoras, you might even hate the new Wonder Woman movie, but if there’s something we can all agree it would have to be our love for food.     In a country like Egypt, the excessive love of food has always been a thing, especially now with new […]

4 Mansaf Recipes That’ll (Probably) Help You Find the Meaning of Life

4 Mansaf Recipes That’ll (Probably) Help You Find the Meaning of Life

What’s Mansaf? If you’re culturally ignorant, let us educate you. It is a traditional Levantine dish that is usually made of lamb and cooked in a sauce of fermented dried yogurt and served with rice or bulgur. It is the national dish of Jordan, and can also be found in Palestine, Iraq and Syria.   If you’re not much […]

What Is the Morrocan Tagine?

What Is the Morrocan Tagine?

  The tagine, a Moroccan dish with a conical top, has become a major part of the Middle Eastern cuisine. It’s also a versatile dish often used for both cooking and serving. The way it has been crafted and shaped allows steam to collect and run to the base.   They are also glazed, well-decorated […]

7 Easy Sambousek Recipes That Will Actually Make You Want to Cook

7 Easy Sambousek Recipes That Will Actually Make You Want to Cook

by Salma Hossam

No Arab 3ozooma (feast) is complete without sambousek. They are always the first things to be served, and the first to vanish. Sambousek is a Middle Eastern dish that’s usually served as an appetizer or as a snack. It’s a pastry that’s usually triangular shaped and is filled with cheese, meat or other things. Here are […]

This Emirati Breakfast Recipe Is So Easy It’s Gonna Make Your Heart Sing

This Emirati Breakfast Recipe Is So Easy It’s Gonna Make Your Heart Sing

Aren’t you just tired of cereals? English breakfasts? Basically every kind of breakfast! Living in Dubai, we sometimes tend to forget that we’re actually in a country that belongs to the Emirati and forget to have their version of breakfast.     Yes, it may be not the easiest thing in the world, but not […]

Learn How to Cook Like a Boss with Egyptian Songstress Mai Selim

Learn How to Cook Like a Boss with Egyptian Songstress Mai Selim

  While we were browsing the Internet trying to escape the fact that we’re going to be #foreveralone, we bumped into Tips x Clips, a new web series that stars Egyptian songstress Mai Selim as a cook. Yup, you read that right. Meat giants Halwani Bros teamed up with Selim for a cooking series that’ll […]

Egyptian Jews Remember Egypt Through Molokheya

Egyptian Jews Remember Egypt Through Molokheya

  We’ve all heard in the news how there are only five Egyptian Jews left in Egypt (all elderly women), but there used to be so many more. Many left after 1948. Nearly 70 years later, some of those Egyptian Jews – and their children – not only remember Egypt, but still consider themselves Egyptian. And they […]

Fresh Food Market: Grocery Shopping in Cairo Redefined

Fresh Food Market: Grocery Shopping in Cairo Redefined

By Hady El Hady

  Grocery shopping in Egypt is one of the biggest nightmares you can go through, having to go to a hundred different places to find the products that you want and struggling to find organic produce and your favorite imported ingredient. Located in Plaza 34, Sheikh Zayed and Point90 Mall, New Cairo, Fresh Food Market […]

Easy Pan: Be a Master Chef in a Few Easy Steps

Easy Pan: Be a Master Chef in a Few Easy Steps

  Some people can cook. Actually scratch that, most people can cook. But what about the other people that can’t? What about us? We’re tired of ordering Crave and pretending we cooked the food. We seriously can’t do it anymore. Luckily, a new company that goes by the name Easy Pan have answered our prayers […]

Crates & Containers: Palm Hills’ Select Friday Market

Crates & Containers: Palm Hills’ Select Friday Market

With this gorgeous outdoor weather now fully upon us, it’s time for us to crawl out of our winter hibernation and be human beings again. This Friday, Apr. 3 from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, Palm Hills is hosting the perfect event to get out, socialize, listen to great music and enjoy the sun, with […]