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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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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Shoshanah Bread: The Road Less Traveled

  We are free to digress from the hordes. We possess the right to ditch stereotypes. And it is completely legal to choose the road less traveled…  In Na’ama’ s cozy kitchen in Washington DC, we brought together two generations of Egyptian-Americans and Israeli-Americans to a family signature recipe, “Shoshana’s Bread.” I was in Washington […]

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