Samia’s Fava Bean Dip: Bridiging Cultures

In an attempt to collect an Egyptian Diaspora of favorite recipes, I am delighted to host Dr. Samia Spencer at my blog “Chez Nermine”. In her recipe of delicious Fava beans dip, Dr. Spencer manages to blend a traditional Egyptian dish with the influence of Southern cuisine in the US that is loaded with pungent spices and fresh vegetables. 

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Stewed Fava Beans “Foul Medames”: The Unconditional Love

Foul Medames or Stewed Fava Beans are a Middle Eastern breakfast, brunch and sometimes dinner. It is an unmistakable street food staple in Egypt. Fava beans are, by far, the white canvas of legumes dishes. This proves to be a very forgiving and inclusive dish. It could be spiced up or down, cooked with either butter or oil, with or without tomato sauce, and mixed with eggs or served vegan.

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