Hawawshi – Egyptian fast food. A bread pocket stuffed with delicious spicy meat

Hawawshi is a very popular street food, sold as a takeaway and served in paper. It is also commonly made in Egyptian homes and served in restaurants.

Bamya – a tasty okra stew, with or without meat

Everyone loves a hearty stew, especially on a cold winters evening....


Hungry? Grab a tasty falafel sandwich

Falafels are generally known to be made from chickpeas.

Mahshi – Stuffed vegetables. An Egyptian favorite!

Mahshi has got to be the favourite food of all Egyptians, both big and small!

A Delicious Smokey Eggplant Paste

It is a typical meze (starter), often eaten as a dip with pita bread, and is sometimes added to other dishes. It is a smokey flavoured paste made from grilled egg plant, mixed with tahina, lemon juice and olive oil. The whole dish is flavoured with garlic and cumin.

Tahini, a versatile condiment, dip or salad dressing

Tahini is a creamy paste made from sesame seeds.

Koshery – Egyptian street food at its best. Simple but oh so tasty!

Koshary is a popular delicacy in Egypt. Lentils, chickpeas, and pasta are mixed with roasted onion and spicy tomato sauce. A simple, cheap and nutritious dish, that tastes delicious.

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