Egyptian Fare

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When people think about Egypt, they often start discussing the many ancient architectural wonders of the area. It’s also worth noting that Egypt has a fine culinary scene. Those who are considering vacationing in Egypt will want to try some of the best dishes that are available. Keep reading to explore the best foods that you should try while in Egypt. 


Fattah is one of the favorite dishes in Nubia and is often served for special occasions. It is a dish that is very stew-like and is made using eggs, rice, beef, and fried bread. It is very tasty and is one of the tastes of Egypt that you won’t want to miss. It’s widely available in many Egyptian restaurants. 


Molokhia is a type of green soup that is significantly more appetizing than it looks. The color of the soup comes from the diced mallow leaves that are cooked with the meat or seafood broth. This dish can be made with many different spices such as garlic and coriander. You’ll likely be served rice with this meal, too. 


If you are craving a delectable breakfast dish, then shakshuka is sure to please. This is made using poached eggs, garlic, peppers, and tomato sauce. It has become a breakfast favorite for many Egyptians and it’s a hit among tourists as well. It should give you the energy you need for a day of exploring the wonders that Egypt has to offer. 


Kebda is a grilled chicken or beef liver dish. You can find kebda served as part of a sandwich or as a main course dish. It isn’t unusual to be served kebda with a hummus dip. This is a versatile food that is worth seeking out while you’re in Egypt. 


Mahshi is a dish made with eggplant, zucchini squash, bell pepper, tomato, and cabbage. It is stuffed with minced meat and rice and is then seasoned with many spices while being cooked in a meat broth. It is considered to be a favorite Egyptian dish by many people. 

from Jasmine Sidhu-NovoGradac’s Travel Blog

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