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Typical Egyptian Dishes and Meals and Desserts enjoy the best Egyptian food during your Egypt Vacation.
Egyptian cuisine and some of its recipes date back 5000 years and archeologists have even revealed the use of food as a means of payment during ancient times , from the tiime of the Pyramids.
Egyptian cuisine depends heavily on legumes such as beans and lentils as well as vegetables and onions making
a regular appearance in most dishes. Vegetarians normally have no problem getting by in Egypt since meat has
traditionally been expensive and thus less common. Around the Egyptian coast you will find more fish in the meals.
The Egyptian Bread (Aishe ) also forms part of most of the meals. Did you know that Aish is the Egyptian word for bread and also means life and career! Also, if you find there is no cutlery, it is common to use your bread to “spoon” the food.
Molokhia dish is considered the most popular dish in Egypt.
A soup made from finely chopped mallow leaves mixed with ground coriander and garlic. It is a staple part of Egyptian food though is normally only eaten at home.. Sometimes chicken, lamb or rabbit is added to this greenish soup.
Koshari or Koshry : it is very popular and you have to eat it during your Egypt tour
Considered one of the most famous dishes in Egypt this vegetarian meal contains rice, spaghetti and Macaroni with black lentils, chick peas, garlic, and is topped with a spicy tomato sauce , it is street food .
Mahshi or Mahashi : It is stuffed vegetables healthy vegetarian meal made by stuffing vegetables such as cabbage leaves, tomatoes, green peppers.
Falafel – (also called Ta’amiya) is a well-known dish in the Middle East thought to have originated in Egypt. It consists of balls of fava beans (broad beans) or chickpeas that have been deep fried in oil
Normally Egyptian eat it as a breakfast.
Egyptian love desserts and they make it at home or buy it from pastry shops al our holidays and festival in Egypt must have a special dessert from the time of Pharaohs and Greco-Roman and Islamic era
Also thanks for the location of Egypt that make it as a cross road for trades and commerce this make Egypt as cosmopolitan country and this of course brought to Egypt many new dishes and desserts.
The most popular desserts of Egypt are:
Roz Be Laban – Rice pudding with a hint of vanilla
Umm Ali – Layers of bread soaked in milk with raisins and sometimes topped with nuts. It is served hot and cold.
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What is the typical Egyptian Food? written by Ahmed Abdalfattah