Egyptian Cuisine: photos, recipes and dishes of national cuisine of Egypt

Egyptian Cuisine

Egyptian Cuisine

Egypt Kitchen - this is the kitchen, the formation of which was influenced by the culinary art of Turkey, France, Greece and other countries.

National cuisine of Egypt

The Egyptian kitchen there are both meat( "Pas-terma" - dried beef with spices, "Mahwit" - a dish of pigeon) and vegetarian ( "babaghanoug" - a puree of eggplant with garlic and sesame) dishes. For many typical dishes sharp taste because they are prepared using different sauces and spices. It is worth noting that the Egyptian dishes are often added to the beans, beans, peppers, eggplants, herbs. Vegetable dishes, as a rule, are a mixture of boiled or fresh vegetables, or a combination of meat and vegetables. And from sweet cake is worth a try, which is cooked in milk and then sprinkle with powdered sugar and nuts.

Popular Egyptian cuisine:

  • "Cotonou" (fried kidneys);
  • "Ful" (a paste of beans with lemon juice, pepper, salt and vegetable oil);
  • "Shakshuk" (scrambled eggs, which add tomatoes and meat);
  • "Tagin" (fish or meat dish with vegetables, which are prepared in the pot);
  • "Tape" (soup with red lentils);
  • "Magbus" (roast beef and rice).

Where to try the national cuisine?

Even if you stay at the hotel, running onsystem "All inclusive", be sure to visit the traditional Egyptian cuisine food restaurants (there is both cheap eateries and gourmet restaurants).

While vacationing in Hurghada, you can look at "Felfela"(Restaurant offers a taste of the salad Felfela and mixedgrill veal, cardigans and lamb), in Sharm el-Sheikh - in "Tam Tam" (here, guests regale barbecue, local bread and other traditional cuisine, as well as the Frechet and juices) in Cairo - in "Abou El Sid" (specialty of the house is a soup with chicken or rabbit meat with herbs and spices), of Alexandria - in "Mohammed Ahmed" (here it is recommended to try Fula, falafel, various Egyptian vegetarian dishes and soups) . Tip: do not order in restaurants, drinks with ice, because ice often use ordinary tap water, which is fraught with a minimum of an intestinal disorder.

Cooking classes in Egypt

Who wishes to learn the tricks of Egyptian cuisine,and simultaneously to taste cooked, be able to visit "The House of Cooking" in Cairo, as well as cooking classes in the Sharm el-Sheikh, which are held by chef for the hotel guests "Sunrise Grand Select Arabian Beach Resort". It is worth noting that the meal on cooking classes usually ends with a cup of tea with sweets.

A trip to Egypt can be timed to the Russian Culture Festival in Hurghada - guests will have to wait a photo exhibition and an exhibition of folk art products, as well as culinary competition.


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