Egypt is a nation bordering the Mediterranean that straddles Africa and Asia. It is an ancient land, with a civilization going out back around 8000 years. Initially Egypt was called km.t an Egyptian word signifying ‘the Black land’ and named after the black rich silts from Nile water upon its banks after the seasonal surges. These black soils make the banks of the Nile fruitful to a great degree and they are the reason for the foundation and advancement of the Egyptian progress. And part of that progress, is traditional Egyptian food.
Traditional Egyptian Food
Traditional Egyptian food is exceptionally diverse, mirroring the nation’s long history and its position as the extension amongst Africa and the Middle East. The fertile fields of the Nile made Egypt a noteworthy maker of grains and grains, beans (particularly expansive [fava] beans), foods grown from the ground have for some time been staples of the eating regimen. Customarily meat was viewed as an extravagance and ordinarily had a tendency to be utilized to season a dinner. Nectar was the conventional sweetener and is yet utilized as a part of numerous Egyptian cakes and treats.
Whenever you go to Egypt or any other place in the world, you need to shop, and of course, this shopping could last for hours, if not the whole day. There are a lot of things that you can shop for in Egypt, starting from souvenirs and little antiques to things that you have tried and enjoyed in Egypt and you want to share with your friends and your loved ones, such as, food.
Everywhere you go in Egypt you will find a place to shop. So you don’t have to make a special trip on one of your days that you are spending in Egypt just to go to mall that is far away, unless if you want to get a huge variety of things.
Of course, if you are spending the day out shopping, you will get hungry at some point, right? You would usually go to a fast food restaurants and have burgers and fries to shut that hunger down. Well, in Egypt, it’s a little bit different, you will still get hungry and all, but what I mean is that the fast food is different! You would still be able to have burgers and fries if you want, but if you want to live it like an Egyptian, you have got to try the Egyptian street food.
Falafel and Foul is a very common traditional Egyptian food and are usually eaten for breakfast. There is also Koshari which is a mix of macaroni, lentils, rice, and some other ingredients that when combined all together makes it wonderful, and there are a lot of restaurants that just specialize in making Koshari. These dishes are, conveniently, vegan, so they will suit everyone!
Almost all the tourists or Egypt visitors simply fall in love with the traditional Egyptian food. For all what it has! Tasty, authentic, delicious, and healthy. Almost all of them, the tourists or Egypt visitors, start digging for Egyptian food recipes of these dishes that they have tried, because they are truly and deeply in love with it and they would strongly like to share it with their friends, their family and their loved ones back home, to share the magnificent taste and the wonderful experience they had in Egypt.
They start digging by asking the waiters in the restaurants they had these meals at then by asking native people, and then they look for the best Egyptian recipe book that can give them all they want. Of course, not all tourists buy cookbooks, some just tend to try online recipes, and that is kind of not guaranteed if you are not a 100% sure of the website and if they have the real ancient Egyptian food that you are looking for.
Here, at OfRecipes, we’re trying our best to create the largest library for Egyptian food recipes on the internet, by providing you with a list of authentic recipes, written by native Egyptians. Try and enjoy these recipes, and share your experiences with us!