Being on a Plant-Based Diet in Egypt Is Surprisingly Not Difficult

Being on a Plant-Based Diet in Egypt Is Surprisingly Not Difficult

by Fadila Khaled

  What most people don’t notice is that being on a plant-based diet in Egypt is not only super easy, but also much cheaper than one might think. Yes, quinoa and kale are expensive, but when I say “cheaper,” I mean not having to buy any animal products –meat, cheese, milk, eggs, etc – and […]

14 Healthy and Creative Ways to Use Tahina

14 Healthy and Creative Ways to Use Tahina

We all have tahina in our kitchens and we’re used to eating the beloved sesame paste in the traditional way. But, let’s face it, the same old tahina can get boring, especially when it appears on our tables at almost every meal. Here are 14 recipes using tahina (or “tahini” as it’s known elsewhere) that […]

Dubai’s BeStro: Vegan Never Tasted So Good!

Dubai’s BeStro: Vegan Never Tasted So Good!

Food Review By Carla Dabis

In the spirit of doing as the locals do, I recently became vegan on a five day trip to Los Angeles and I loved it. After indulging in vegan mocha chip brownie cupcakes, vegan coconut ceviche tostados and almond butter vegan ice cream, I returned to Dubai for a major reality check. My newfound foodie […]

10 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Are Vegan

10 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Are Vegan

Veganism is all the rage these days, for reasons ranging from health benefits to animal cruelty activism. Avoiding meat and animal products altogether may sound extreme to many of us kebab lovers here in the Middle East, but it’s more popular than you probably imagine. Here’s a brief list of celebrities and prominent personalities who […]

Food Review: The Vegan Kitchen

Food Review: The Vegan Kitchen

The Vegan Kitchen is a relatively new concept in Egypt’s food and beverage scene. Located in Maadi, it is, in fact, the first fully vegan restaurant in the country. The whole idea revolves around Eco-friendly and cruelty-free dining as well as healthy eating. The decorations were rustic, but the lush trees and plants that filled […]

The Recipe: Going Vegetarian!

The Recipe: Going Vegetarian!

We are going vegetarian this week. With so many celebrities such as Jay-z and Beyonce hopping on the bandwagon, we are giving you a meal you can actually enjoy.  If you are someone who has ever felt like going down this road, today I am giving you that opportunity.   Carrot-Coconut Soup   Ingredients:  ¼ […]