Egyptian Mint-Lime-Lemon smoothie: Beat the heat

Egyptian mint-lime-Lemon smoothie is a treat on a boiling hot day!  If you ever swing by Egypt, make sure to try it at some point.  It is ubiquitously served, starting from five star hotels to popular cafes “makahi“. In addition to being a refreshing drink,  it is an excellent detox and metabolism-catalyst, given the healing […]

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Carob Drink: Happy Eid Fitr

The holly month of Ramadan is over and Eid el Fitr (the feast) is here!  I don’t want, however, to let it go without posting about my fond memories of the holly month. Years and miles away from a place that once was home, Egypt, I still  vividly remember those days, tightly holding my grandma’s […]

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Basil-Lemon-Lime Granita: Cosmopolitan Alexandria

  Basil-lemon-Lime granita is probably the ultimate light and easy-to-make dessert.  It is the perfect cooler on a warm day.  It is made out of fresh lemon and lime juice mixed with basil- infused simple syrup.

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