Are you ready for a culinary adventure? Egypt is known for its exotic cuisine, with flavors and spices that will delight your taste buds.
Egypt is a country rich in history, with an ancient culture that is just waiting to be explored. From the pharaohs to Cleopatra, the pyramids of Giza and the temples of Karnak, there are many interesting places to visit. There’s also a delicious cuisine full of Mediterranean influences and Middle Eastern recipes that will make your mouth water. Five favorite Egyptian foods include Mulkhia, Koshari and Falafel, all available in your local grocery store!
Five Favorite Egyptian Foods
Mulkhia, also known as Malokhia- is a green soup, made from minced Jube marrow leaves and cooked in broth with garlic and coriander.
Koshary, Egypt’s National Dish, Popular Street food, mix of Pasta, Rice & Brown lentils, topped with zesty tomato sauce, garlic-vinegar, chick peas and crisp onions.
Ful Medames, is a stew of cooked fava beans served with olive oil, cumin, and optionally with parsley, garlic, onion, lemon juice, chili pepper, and other vegetables, herbs and spices.
Falafel, is a deep-fried ball or patty-shaped fritter, made from ground chick peas, broad beans, or both, Falafel is a traditional middle eastern food.
Kunafa or Knafeh, is a crunchy, buttery desert made with shredded pastry layers enclosing a creamy soft milk pudding. Drizzled with fragrant simple syrup and crushed pistachios.
Visit Egypt and try them all.
We would love to know what your favorite will be?