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Egyptian food

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Egyptian food. Get inspired and try out new things.
The Egyptian Epicurean

The Egyptian Epicurean is dedicated to sharing both traditional and modern dishes Egyptians grew up to know and love. Egyptian food made easy.

Top 20 Egyptian Dishes | Traditional Egyptian Food | Egyptian food

Enjoy the best traditional Egyptian dishes in Egypt, taste the most delicious Egyptian food such as Fuul, Tamiya, Koshari and Shawarma...etc.

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Best Ful Medames (Egyptian Beans)

1 · 30 minutes · Egyptian style fava beans (Ful Medames) is a perfect dish for a healthy and nutritious breakfast! You've never had beans this good before.


  • 1/2 Onion
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 cup Parsley
  • 1/2 Lemon juice
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Dash Black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 2 cans Ful (or mixed ful and chickpeas)
  • 1 To mato (large)
  • 1/3 cup Water or reserved ful liquid
Koshari – Egyptian Pasta, Lentil, and Rice Dish

As the months get colder, it somehow feels more acceptable to dig into a huge bowl of carbs. But not just one kind, mind you, no, it has to be layers upon layers of different carbs, with …

Egyptian Boftek — The Egyptian Epicurean

Starting 2021 with you all with another classic - boftek. I'm hoping to finally settle the question of whether boftek made with veal vs chicken once and for all. My family have always used veal but I realised that for so many of my friends, it’s chicken or nothing!

Egypt Hamam Mahshi or stuffed squab have been served for centuries. Squab is a small pigeon that is loved by many cultures including the Egyptians.

16 · 50 minutes · Egyptian Hamam Mahshi or stuffed squab have been served for centuries. Squab is a small pigeon that is loved by many cultures including the Egyptians.


  • 1 lb Squabs with giblets -- 4
  • 1 chopped tbsp Mint, Fresh
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 chopped tbsp Parsley
Canned Goods
  • 4 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 Lemon (juice only
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Allspice
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon, Ground
  • 1 Salt and pepper
  • 1 Salt and pepper -- to season
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Butter or oil
  • 1 Oil
  • freekeh (soaked 30 minutes in water to cover -- 2 cups (bulgur) can also be used)
Egyptian Food: 20 Most Popular and Traditional Dishes to Try

With recipes dating back thousands of years to ancient Egypt, Egyptian food is one of Africa’s most unique and fascinating cuisines.

8 Top Unmissable Traditional Egyptian Food when in Egypt

Craving Different approach to Discover Egypt? Explore the wide variety of the Traditional Egyptian Cuisine, Ingredients and Dishes you would not need to miss. Lets Dig Deeper in the Delicious Egyptian local causine!

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