Syrian Foods That Are Literally Impossible to Dislike

Syrian Foods That Are Literally Impossible to Dislike

by Shams Farid

The civil war in Syria has caused millions of Syrians to flee their war-torn country. Images of men, women and children living in camps, walking vast distances and risking perilous journeys to safety are commonplace.   Syria has an ancient food culture and was once — believe it or not — a bread basket for the Middle […]

Guess Who Topped Google’s List of Top Trending TV Shows in Ramadan 2017

Guess Who Topped Google’s List of Top Trending TV Shows in Ramadan 2017

Ramadan is the real life version of the Arab world’s Hunger Games, and not just beacuse we are literally fasting, but also because its the time for a blood – bath feud between for TV shows, TV series and advertisements.   And, in case the situation was not already saturated with competition, Google has just […]

11 Desserts in Cairo You Need to Absolutely Try This Ramadan

11 Desserts in Cairo You Need to Absolutely Try This Ramadan

by Rana Awadalla

Mouthwatering desserts are a staple every Ramadan, especially with new culinary inventions showing up every year. With an endless variety to choose from, it’s literally impossible to settle for just one dish! We’ve compiled a list for you with all the must-have scrumptious desserts that you don’t want to miss this Ramadan.   WARNING: Proceed with […]

10 tortina Desserts You’ll Want to Devour This Ramadan

10 tortina Desserts You’ll Want to Devour This Ramadan

Ramadan is the only month in the year when people don’t think of desserts as guilty pleasures — needless to say, it’s my favorite month. You’re always expected to have desserts ready if you’re hosting a 3ezooma or attending one. There are several reasons why tortina is your perfect savior for Ramadan desserts.     tortina is constantly trying to make it easier for us […]

Avocado Konafa Happened and Our Worst Nightmare Just Turned into a Reality

Avocado Konafa Happened and Our Worst Nightmare Just Turned into a Reality

  Why? No seriously, why is this happening? Just when we thought konafas couldn’t get any messier, someone stepped up their game and created an abomination. A konafa avocado is all what everyone is talking about today.     We have a million questions? Why can’t we leave avocado puree for toasts? Why can’t we […]

NOLA Managed to Create a Konafa That Ugly-Shamed Every Other Konafa on This Planet

NOLA Managed to Create a Konafa That Ugly-Shamed Every Other Konafa on This Planet

  Oh dear Lord! Just when we thought the world is coming to an end, NOLA gave us hope; hope in a better life. Egypt’s biggest cupcakery somehow managed to create a konafa that puts every other konafa on this planet to shame.   This konafa is so good that it ugly-shamed other desserts. It […]

Why Is Shrimp Konafa Sushi an Actual Thing in Egypt?

Why Is Shrimp Konafa Sushi an Actual Thing in Egypt?

  Ahhh, Ramadan! You really get our creative juices flowing. Especially when it comes to desserts. In Egypt, a7na we take creative to the next level sa3at, sometimes resulting in masterpieces, but most times it ends up being bizarre; which is why we’re gathered here right now. We give you the shrimp konafa sushi.   […]

Dear Molten Lava Konafa, You Are Melting My Soul

Dear Molten Lava Konafa, You Are Melting My Soul

  Dear volcano konafa,   We just met yesterday, but for the first time in my life, I believe in love at first sight. I’ve been so angry at unrealistic fusion Ramadan desserts for so long that my heart stopped beating for konafas altogether until you happened.   I dreamed of you last night, resting in […]

Weirder-Than-Ever Ramadan Desserts Are Happening AGAIN

Weirder-Than-Ever Ramadan Desserts Are Happening AGAIN

Ramadan is less than two days away and we are in serious panic mode. One minute we are hyperventilating over our caffeine withdrawal, the next minute we’re crying over the un-negotiable calories we are about to digest that have nowhere to go other than our tummies, love handles and thighs.   If you think you are going to […]

Recipe: Konafa and Raspberry Sorbet Sandwiches

Recipe: Konafa and Raspberry Sorbet Sandwiches

By Mohamed Sherif El Dib

  We have all been seeing many interesting Ramadan desserts this year. They were new and exciting at first before the Red Velvet Konafa became the symbol of wanna-be-ism (if there is such a phrase), and the Mango Konafa became blukh. The point is that these things caught our attention when they were new and […]