Egyptian cuisine 2017-11-02T17:09:57+00:00
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Egyptian Cuisine

Egyptian cuisine is notably conducive to vegetarian diets, as it relies heavily on legume and vegetable dishes. Though food in Alexandria and the coast of Egypt tends to use a great deal of fish and other seafood, for the most part Egyptian cuisine is based on foods that grow out of the ground.

Egypt’s Red Sea ports were the main points of entry for spices to Europe. Easy access to various spices has, throughout the years, left its mark on Egyptian cuisine. Cumin is the most commonly used spice. Other common spices include coriandercardamomchilianiseedbay leavesdillparsleygingercinnamonmint and cloves.

Egyptian cuisine is characterized by dishes such as ful medames, mashed fava beanskushari, a mixture of lentils, rice, pasta, and other ingredients; molokhiya, chopped and cooked bush okra with garlic and coriander sauce; and feteer meshaltet. Egyptian cuisine shares similarities with food of the Eastern Mediterranean region, such as rice-stuffed vegetables, grape leaves, shawermakebab and kofta, with some variation and differences in preparation.

EGYPTIAN BRAKFAST

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Egyptian Appetizers

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Main Dish

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Egyptian Desserts

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Egyptian Drinks 

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