Kahk Bel Agameya (Egyptian Agameya-Filled Cookies): كحك بالعجمية

Kahak Bel Agameya

Egyptian religious feasts are incomplete without Kahk (Festive Egyptian cookies). Kahak Bel Agameya is by far, the king of all Egyptian cookies. It is a flaky cookie stuffed with Agameya, a candy like filling made of ghee, flour, sesame, and nuts. This blog post will show you how to make these heritage cookies like a pro.

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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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Egyptian Petit Four by Marian: Happy Coptic Christmas

Food Blogger Marian Guirguis @marianjoyfulkitchen is sharing at Chez Nermine her recipe of Festive Traditional Egyptian cookies known as Petit Four. Not to confuse them with French Petit Four, these melt-in-your-mouth cookies are close to Western butter cookies.

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