8:01 p.m. 07.07.16

Egyptian delicacies and some of its recipes date again 5000 years and archeologists have even published the use of meals as a method of cost throughout ancient times. Of direction, there had been some adjustments to the dishes through the years, most often with the addition of constituents and styles taken from different cultures

Egyptian delicacies rely closely on legumes corresponding to beans and lentils as well as vegetables and onions making a normal look in most dishes. Vegetarians most often don't have any challenge getting with the aid of in Egypt since meat has quite often been highly-priced and consequently much less usual. Around the Egyptian coast you are going to find more fish in the ingredients.

Now not a variety of folks be aware of that Egypt just isn't most effective famous for its old monuments, culture and revolution, but it's also noted for its great meals. Egyptian meals are a blend of the entire one-of-a-kind civilizations that came to Egypt within the history of its existence. Nowhere on this planet will you be able to style so many cultures in a single plate. Under is a record of probably the most scrumptious and standard dishes served up in Egypt today.

 The Egyptian Bread Aish also varieties part of many of the meals. Were you aware that Aish is the Egyptian phrase for bread and also means life. Also, for those who find there is not any cutlery, it's customary to use your bread to "spoon" the meals.

Egyptian Liver (Kebda Eskandrany)

Egyptians get their “liver fix” both from avenue food carts or rapid food stores. Gathered round meals carts at special street corners, they enjoy their stir fried liver served in small plates with contemporary chili peppers, lime wedges and warm pitas.  For a fast chunk or an order to go, they opt for up their liver sandwiches made with Egyptian mini baguettes or bread rolls with aspects of French fries and mixed pickles.

Mulukhiya (Green Soup)

comprised of the leaves of jute and corchorus crops that develop in east and north Africa, Mulukhiya is all set by using cutting the leaves with garlic and coriander and cooking it in an animal stock akin to fowl, pork or rabbit, and served with Egyptian bread or rice. Apparently, specific cities in Egypt prepare it in one of kind methods, for example fish or shrimp are used as bases for the broth in coastal cities corresponding to Alexandria and Port mentioned. Throughout the late Tenth century, the dish was banned by the Fatimid Caliph Al Hakim Bi-Amr Allah, whilst the ban was lifted, devout sects such because the Druze still refuse to eat the dish in admire for the late Caliph.


Regarded to be the Egyptian countrywide dish, it consists of pasta and tomato sauce, amongst different items, including rice, lentils, caramelized onions, garlic and chickpeas. Having four sources of carbohydrates has made it the most well known lunch object in most fashioned food retailers in Egypt for over 100 years. Interestingly adequate, Kushari’s origins should not Egyptian in any respect, actually it used to be a dish introduced in via the British army in Egypt within the 19th century: the pasta was once imported from Italy, the tomatoes are from Latin the us and the rice from Asia, nevertheless the proposal to combine them all together in a single extremely scrumptious and vegetarian dish used to be conceived in Egypt.

Mahshi (Stuffed Greens)

A healthy vegetarian meal made by means of stuffing veggies akin to cabbage leaves, tomatoes, inexperienced peppers, aubergines, and courgettes with rice pro with herbs and spices. That is then positioned in a pot and topped with tomato sauce and lemon.

Ful Medames

Some of the fashioned staple meals in Egypt, it contains lava beans served with oil, garlic and lemon juice. Ful Medames can be traced to Pharaonic roots, and portions had been determined in the Twelfth dynasty. The phrase “Medames” is Coptic for “buried” which refers to the means it was at the beginning cooked: in a pot buried in hot coal or sand. Ful Medames can also be served with many elaborations corresponding to butter, tomato sauce, tahini, fried or boiled eggs and pastrami. Nonetheless, probably the most typical procedure is to consume it undeniable and salted in an Egyptian bread bun. Nowadays, Ful Medames is exported to many center eastern countries equivalent to Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Sudan.

Stay tuned to the next part where we include more and more tasty varieties!

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12:46 p.m. 29.03.16

The Lantern

Location: Al Rawda Al Sharifa st. opposite to Lotus Hotel

Cuisine: International

One of the most popular restaurants in Luxor, The Lantern is highly recommended by many visitors and locals as well. The restaurant serves well-prepared meals for average prices and in a very pleasant ambiance. The staff is very welcoming and efficient. The owner, Debbie can be spotted most of the time between the tables making sure that everything is going well.

Cleanliness is a priority at The Lantern as vegetables are washed using filtered water. The décor may not be very posh but the dark green colored walls with the decent black and white fabrics and the hanging chandeliers will give you a sense of class.

Although the banner states that it is an “English Restaurant”, Egyptian and European dishes are available. Tomato soup and cauliflower soup with stilton are great for a starter. Buttered chicken, lamb curry, shrimps, goulash and tagines are all phenomenal. For dessert, Om Ali and lemon meringue pie are lovely choices.

1886 Restaurant

Location: Nile Corniche, inside Sofitel Winter Palace Hotel

Cuisine: French

Experience the old fashioned elegance at the dinner only 1886 Restaurant. A La Carte menu with a great selection of wine and gourmet food is served in a candlelit setting with surrounding glided mirrors and a guitarist playing in the background.

A wide selection of soups, starters and desserts is available. Seafood and steak are highly recommended for main course.  Make sure to have your coffee on the terrace while watching sunset.

1886 is a little bit overpriced however. The restaurant is opened between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. Dress code is smart for both ladies and gentlemen and reservation is required.

Al Sahaby Lane (or Haret Al Sahaby)

Location: Karnak Temple st. Inside Nefertiti Hotel

Cuisine: Oriental

The best outdoor restaurant in Luxor! Al Sahaby Lane is simply a must try. The location and the view are absolutely stunning. The terrace overlooks Luxor Temple and the Alley of Sphinxes from one side and the Nile from another; a great place to enjoy the cool breeze and watch the amazing attractions of Luxor.

Al Sahaby Lane offers high quality food in very generous portions for good prices. Hummus and Baba Ghanoug is a great starter and lentil soup with lemon is hard to resist. Camel meat, fetteer (or Egyptian pie), chicken shawerma, fatta, stuffed pigeons and mixed BBQ are all Egyptian traditional specialties which we highly recommend. Many vegetarian options and Italian dishes are available as well. Finish your meal with a refreshing Oreo milkshake.

 The owner and the staff are super friendly and helpful. You should be warned that Alcohol is neither served nor allowed to bring into the place.


Location: Al Rawda Al Sharifa st.

Cuisine: English, Egyptian and International

Snobs Restaurant is one of the hidden gems of Luxor. The décor at Snobs is sophisticated Art Deco that will take you back to the 1920s. Hot towels are brought to you once you reach your table as refreshment. A very warm welcome and an attentive service are guaranteed.

The menu at Snobs is extended and the food is freshly cooked. Don’t miss “Snobs Grand Mezzes” for the table. The steak at Snobs is simply the best in town. Many vegetarian options are available as well.

Sofra Restaurant & Café

Location: Mohamed Farid st.

Cuisine: Egyptian

Sofra (means dining table in Arabic) is an old Egyptian house with a very oriental décor; copper lamps, mirrors and antiques all over the place.

The extended menu thoroughly explains the components of each dish. Both hot and cold mezzes are tasty and very reasonably priced. Ducks, fatta, stuffed pigeons, kebab and tagines are all recommended for main course. Vegetarian options and desserts are very limited however.

Finish off your meal with a traditional Egyptian drink; such as spiced coffee, tea with fresh mint or krakade or enjoy shisha in the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere on the roof. Alcohol is not served or allowed to bring into Sofra. 

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10:05 p.m. 12.03.16

Eating out in Aswan will be a decent decision, many restaurants are found, both Egyptian and somewhat more worldwide, with a number being grouped around Nile Corniche, Midan El-Mahatta, Abtal El Tahrir Street and Souq Street. There are not single American fast-food places to be found in sight in Aswan, which for some guests, is quite invigorating and makes the entire Egyptian encounter more genuine and valid.

The most well known eating places have a tendency to be known more for their perspectives of the River Nile than their real nourishment. Most serve national dishes, which frequently highlight garlic, onion, coriander and aborigines, presented with Egyptian bread (white or dark).

Dishes of lentil soup, Egyptian kebabs (chops of meat with vegetables all grilled on charcoal) and comparative koftas (wonderful meatballs) are constantly prominent, as are green peppers and different vegetables, loaded down with hot rice. What's more, obviously, being so near Nasser Lake, you can expect a lot of naturally got fish, regularly just been fished and grilled right away.

So Where to eat exactly?

Remember that all nourishment served in restaurants ought to be hot, and the fruits and vegetables have been washed perfectly with water, for example, plates of mixed greens as natural product, but if you not so much of a greens person. On the off chance that you eat sensibly, this is genuinely easy to stay away from and just eat your main dish.

Additionally take note of that amid the month of Ramadan, nourishment can turn out to be to some degree rare amid the day, in spite of the fact that as evening methodologies, restaurants offer downright a dinner and the air as nearby Egyptians dining experience is entirely significant.

Some lodgings in Aswan are home to important places, where non-hotel guest can appreciate a decent standard night eating. The midway found Isis Corniche is one such lodging which comes complete with a famous Italian restaurant, getting a charge out of a lucky position nearby the River Nile, on the Nile Corniche.

Other striking eateries incorporate the waterfront Aswan Panorama, which gloats solid Nubian flavors and extremely reasonable, advanced Arabic dishes. On the other hand, travelers have a tendency to suggest the Aswan Moon, we will get in details about it more down, a drifting place situated on the River Nile itself, while for additionally eating in more upscale environment, consider a dinner on the porch at the Old Cataract Hotel, where you can appreciate the perspectives of the felucca water crafts cruising by.

Our Top Three Restaurants Choices

The Nubian Restaurant

This Nubian place is situated on Isis Island and is a famous restaurant with visit bunches. A free speedboat destined for the island leaves from the dock inverse the Egypt Air office and delicately travels over the Nile. On a bustling night, a fun yet whimsical Nubian music show happens with ensured crowd interest.

It's not the least expensive spot to eat in Aswan, and most likely not the most. In any case, you do receive a free boat ride in return, and you unquestionably won't be left hungry. A thing you have to be sure about, that you will definitely enjoy your food and your time there.

Aswan Moon

As we mentioned earlier, it's standout amongst the most serene spots around the local area, the Aswan moon is a laid back riverside place. Indeed, even in the long days of summer, the Aswan Moon appears to hold its cool in the shade of a variety of vivid shady umbrellas. 

Chef Khalil

A downplayed fish place with viable aerating and cooling, Chef Khalil is situated on the principle avenue of the bazaars. A couple of minutes stroll from the train station.

The staff here is not overfriendly, and rather the fish and seafood are heavenly and sensibly fresh and tasty.

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9:45 p.m. 12.03.16

Safaga has a little yet flourishing tourism place, having some expertise in scuba diving much more than other places in Egypt.

Safaga is also well known among kitesurfers and windsurfers, and was a host of some championships.

The dark sand hill shorelines normal for Safaga are a most loved spot for sun bathers. The ocean water is very saline and rich in minerals which are useful for the skin, and it is a prominent corrective destination in the Red Sea Riviera.

Safaga also a good place to have an enjoyable meal without being afraid of food poisoning or unclean food, the food there is fresh and clean, an experience you will surely enjoy.

How to Choose your Food in Safaga?

Nourishment in Safaga town is basic and restaurants outside of hotels are generally small, cozy bistros serving up snacks and beverages. Safaga's seafront offers a lot of superb alternatives with most hotels having dock front sea view eating choices where you can unwind and watch the water as you eat on the catch of the day.

Fresh and new fish is in daily and makes a tasty feast when cooked simply by local Egyptian people.

Egyptian food itself is a delicious blend of impacts from the Middle East and Africa. The day begins with a breakfast of beans (Egyptian way) pound and eggs. Egyptian bread and pickles and sticks are served first and will keep your energy going for the whole day of windsurfing or diving.

In the event that you choose to have an essence of the local food experience a few things you might wish to attempt include:

(Egyptian bread) Eish: bread made local style that goes with all meals. Rolls are typically the famous type.

Beans the Egyptian way (Ful Medames): a bean based dish that structures a staple; beans are normally bubbled, pounded and might be spiced or presented with an egg.

Kushari: A bizarre yet delightful blend of macaroni, rice, chickpeas, lentils and fiery tomato sauce.

Shawerma: White thin bread roll loaded with chicken or meat, cleaved onion, tomatoes and tahina sauce.

Mezza: Dips presented with beverages including sesame seed, eggplant or chickpea based ones like the acclaimed hummus (chickpea and olive oil).

Kufta: Lamb meatballs formed into a long tube and cooked like a kebab.

Om Ali: Egyptian bread pudding made with puff baked stuff with nuts.

Basbousa: Honey doused semolina baked pie.

Where to Eat in Safaga?

Breakfast relies on upon what we have gotten ready for the day. On the off chance that we go scuba diving, you must be there so early that we simply have a brisk espresso in the flat and something from the pastry shop ground floor. Since scuba diving is a throughout the day movement, lunch is served on the watercraft arranged by the group and constantly flavorful. On the off chance that you stay at the shoreline the entire day, you should try and lunch at the Nemo hotel shoreline. While lunch is really great (sandwiches, fries/rice, plates of mixed greens, pasta, and so forth – are pretty cheap), breakfast which is truly to a greater extent an informal breakfast is a must try. They serve eggs made to request, hotcakes, bread, chilly cuts, yogurt, organic product, cornflakes, and so on.

Ali Baba and Filfila: Both have fundamentally the same menus. the most loved dish at Ali Baba is the alleged "chicken steak" which is truly bits of chicken bosom grilled on a stick and presented with rice or French fries. I incline toward the chestnut rice – truly delicious! Additionally you will like their broiled fish and I am told their fricasseed calamari is incredible. At Filfila, the pasta dishes are more than amazing. They have an astonishing pesto sauce made with new basil.

Another alternative for supper is the Toubia Hotel. They have a week by week BBQ at the shoreline where they serve servings of mixed greens, chicken, kofta and so on. What makes it unique is that you are sitting comfortable shoreline with your feet in the sand taking a gander at the ocean. It's somewhat more costly than Ali Baba or Filfila, yet it worth every penny.

A tiny bit further is Al Fresco Pizzeria  a spot that offers pizza which is made with puff cake and loaded with whatever you such as –cheddar, mushrooms, tomatoes, and chime pepper. Is just Yummy!

There is also El Wekala Patio Restaurant; many dish varieties from many Middle Eastern cultures are available for you to try in the open-air restaurant, situated in the Three Corner Amira Hotel

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Little Buddha            

Best known for its cocktails! Also a restaurant and sushi bar, Little Buddha opens at night and gives a spot to party until the early hours. Serving a percentage of the best mixed drinks in Sharm El Sheikh, it is a modern recognize that is both bar and dance club. Move along to inspiring house beats or sit back on comfortable couches in diminished light to appreciate encompassing parlor tunes, and taste inventive mixtures like the Sunstroke or Sake Martini. I can guarantee you will enjoy your night there.

Camel Bar

A bar with a view, everyone in Sharm El Sheikh knows the Camel Bar, a mainstream home base for local people and expats. With three separate bars, there's one to suit your state of mind – whether you need to listen to live groups, watch sports on huge screens or have a go at karaoke. The Roof region has a relaxed vibe, with crazy Moroccan lights and awesome perspectives, while the gathering gets running down the stairs with a blend of tunes from live DJs. Take advantage of day by day drinks advancements will make your day, try appreciate shisha pipes and bar snacks.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is one of the most famous bars in Sharm El Sheikh. Taj Mahal is Sharm's greatest (and seemingly best) dance club, and the Friday night Taj Mahal gathering is not to be missed. Set in a wonderfully remote mountain area, partygoers come here to move under the stars and the shimmering mountains, lit with a shocking light appear. Visitor DJs and acts incorporate David Vendetta and Micah plays the violin, while the full solid framework makes an incredible vibe. A remarkable opportunity to taste beverages and test snacks under the Sinai stars.

Havana Café

Havana Café for open air relaxation! A tropical mixed drink bar set inside of the manicured grounds of the Hilton Fayrouz, the Havana Café is a great in the open air venue neglecting the shoreline and tidal pond. Sit in a bamboo seat and splash up the daylight while inspecting a Cuban stogie and tasting on a solidified organic product daiquiri or a zingy Red Sea Lion. Made in the style of an Oriental garden, the bar is encompassed by lavish plants, little scaffolds and waterfalls, making for an unwinding spot to watch the world pass by on Na'ama Bay promenade.

The Oxygen and Electric bar

The Oxygen and Electric bar is the spot to set yourself up for a night's moving or to go to liven up following a night on the town. Breathe in decontaminated oxygen in an assortment of smells to clear the head and loosen up the body. Most recent hits are played here, pitched at simply the right level, making this stylish bar a prominent spot to make new companions. Seating is at the bar or at easygoing tables.

The Tavern Bar

The Tavern Bar is the best brit bar For a sentiment home feel, head to the Tavern Bar, with its football memorabilia, live games and bar nourishment. It gloats the best Sunday cooks in Sharm El Sheikh and in addition standard gathering evenings, an occupant jukebox DJ, wide screen karaoke and live stimulation. Stay down the stairs in the conventional bar, or just try upstairs to the parlor region, or take the family out on the patio with its gigantic TV for major events and occasions. Open throughout the day until the early hours, this is an awesome stop-off for shoddy mixed drinks.

Britannia Bar

This bar/restaurant is nearby to the Amwaj. The staff is all inviting and well mannered. Similar to the proprietors John and Paula.

A Continuous warm welcome.

Nourishment is great just like the beverages.

A free pool table to keep the children diverted and a lot of game on the huge television if you are into a game. The costs there are great as well. Vastly improved than other well known places not far off.

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