Egyptian chicken a la grecque sandwich

There are different recipes and ways to make chicken a la grecque. This recipe is meant to make the chicken a la grecque as a sandwich unlike the common way to cook it. However, as a healthier alternative, you can still eat it without the bread and it will be super delicious. This sandwich is not…

Tranform a canned fava beans to a delicious ful medames breakfast…

Ful medames or stewed fava beans is the number one traditional breakfast street food in Egypt. Every single Egyptian has experienced the ful medamis in many forms and shapes. The ful is usually stewed overnight until it becomes really soft. It could be served with different types of oils including corn oil, olive oil, flaxseed…

Egyptian Hawawshi…my favorite was from a butcher shop

Egyptian Hawawshi is a very famous traditional Egyptian street food. However, it is prepared in Egyptian homes as well. The quality of the meat for the ones that are made at home is much better, but there is still something special about the ones made outside. Hawawshi is basically some type of dough or Egyptian…

The national dish of Egypt: Koshari

One could imagine that a national dish of a middle eastern country like Egypt would include some kind of meat like lamb, beef or chicken. However, the Egyptian national dish is a vegetarian dish, it is called Koshari. Koshari is loved by all Egyptians and affordable by everyone. It is basically rice and lentils with…

Using milanesa cut to make Egyptian beef shawarma at home

If you have not tried Shawarma before, you are really missing a lot! There are some places in USA where they make it. But, it is always missing the juiciness that you find in the shawarma wraps or sandwiches off the Egyptian streets. You take a bit into a wrap or even a bun of shawarma,…