San GIOVANNI Bread: All you knead is love.

SAN JIOVANNI bread is a favorite childhood bread that I grew up eating in my hometown Alexandria, Egypt. It has a pillowy interior and crusty, golden exterior. The flavor of that bread is elevated by the addition of orange zest, mastic and mahleb. It is freezer friendly and pretty versatile as it makes excellent sandwich bread, panini toast, as well as a luscious accompaniment to soak up the sauce of a hearty stew.

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Feteer Meshaltet Helw: Try This Ancient Egyptian Flaky Sweet Pastry

The recipe of Feteer Helw or Egyptian Sweet Flaky Pastry probably dates back to the ancient Egyptian civilization.  According to some resources, this pastry was made by ancient Egyptians and offered as an oblation to the pharaohs (worshiped gods back then). It is made of simple ingredients, yet its flavors and textures are unrivaled.

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