Molokhia: Iconic Egyptian Soup of Jute Mellow

MOLOKHEYA is an iconic Egyptian soup that dates back to the ancient civilization. It is made of deep green leaves known as Jute Mallow. Given its high nutritional value, it was served to the Pharos. MOLOKHEYA is an excellent source of folic acid, fiber, and multiple vitamins.

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Bosara: Egyptian Dip of Split Fava Beans and Aromatic Fresh Herbs

Bosara is an ancient Egyptian VEGAN dip. It is a puree of split fava beans mixed with fresh aromatic herbs and spiked with garlic, fried onions, and spices. It is a highly nutritious and vibrant green dip that pleases an eclectic crowd, especially when served with freshly toasted pita bread and/or vegetable sticks.

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Watermelon-Feta Salad: The American Collage

Happy Fourth to all those who celebrate it. This year the Fourth of July fell on the first week of our vacation in California, the Golden Sate.  We happily celebrated it over a family dinner after a long pool day with the kids. Ostensibly I didn’t have access to my gadget-replete kitchen or my recipe […]

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Stewed Fava Beans “Foul Medames”: The Unconditional Love

Foul Medames or Stewed Fava Beans are a Middle Eastern breakfast, brunch and sometimes dinner. It is an unmistakable street food staple in Egypt. Fava beans are, by far, the white canvas of legumes dishes. This proves to be a very forgiving and inclusive dish. It could be spiced up or down, cooked with either butter or oil, with or without tomato sauce, and mixed with eggs or served vegan.

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