Fatta: Egyptian Festive Meat-Rice Dish: الفتة المصرية

Crown your festive table with this glorious and authentic Egyptian Fatta. Don’t be daunted by its glorious look. This meat-rice dish is much easier to make than you think. Roll your sleeves, read my step by step recipes and get ready to savor “Fatta”, Egypt’s most iconic celebratory Dish.

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Ruz Belkhalta: Egyptian Festive Rice studded with nuts, kidneys and gizzards: رز بالخلطة

Ruz Bealkhalta is a wholesome, Egyptian festive rice dish with amped up flavors. Traditionally, the rice is cooked with chicken’s kidneys and gizzards and garnished with raisins and nuts. In addition to its unmistakable aromas and distinct flavors, the dish offers several health benefits as it is rich in omega 3 and protein.

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Jello-Savoiardi Cake: Happy Valentine

Jello-Savoiardi cake is semi-homemade, make ahead, no stress, no-bake cake, yet impressive, photogenic, juicy, decadent, and rich in flavors and textures. It is an excellent festive cake for many occasions including potlucks. It takes minutes to assemble this vibrant cake, yet it will be the town’s talk for much longer.

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Chicken Shawarma & Trimmings: Nouna’s Syrian Recipe

With this recipe for Chicken Shawarma, you will learn how to make an exotic, juicy, spicy, and crunchy shawarma sandwich in the comfort of your own home. Bonus: an easy, decadent, and egg-free Toum (garlic spread) recipe is included in the post.

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Macarona Béchamel/Forn: The dish that bridges three cultures

Macarona Béchamel (aka Macarona Forn) is an Egyptian pasta bake, and a one pot meal that has three layers: penne pasta, spices-spiked, luscious red meat sauce, and a silky, smooth white sauce on top. The dish is an iconic crowd pleaser in Egypt. It is nutritious, make ahead, freezer friendly, and excellent potluck dish that garners compliments like no other.

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Mary’s Dukka: The Egyptian Quintessential Spice Blend

Egyptian Dukka (also spelled as dukkah or Duqqah) is a quintessential Egyptian pantry ingredient. Historically, Dukka in Egyptian culture has been associated with humbleness and austerity as it costs almost nothing to make it, in addition to its long lasting shelf life.   Dukka is typically a mix of spices, toasted affordable nuts and seeds, ground […]

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Kahk: National Cookies of Egypt: الكحك المصري

Egyptian Kahk is the synonym of feast in Egypt, as they are the national Egyptian cookies baked to celebrate both Muslim and Christian feasts. These mouthwatering, ghee-rich cookies are filled with either date paste, agameya, or walnuts and sprinkled with powdered sugar.

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