Menu: Egypt


Our house is swept up in snow drifts more beautiful than whipped cream and taller than Miss Ava. Thankfully, our heat works and this Egyptian menu keeps our imaginations (and bellies) happy. A combination of rustic down-home cooking and elegance, there's something for everyone. And, in case you forgot that Valentine's Day is just around the corner, consider cosying up to a cup of White Coffee made with rose water, perfect for a simple, heart-warming Valentine's Day treat. Kushary (also Kushari) … [Read more...]

About the Food of Egypt


Let's all give Egypt a big hug. My sources tell me she could use one. And why not? After all, she's given us so much. Her people were the first known people to cultivate yeast to ferment beer and to make leavened bread. Talk about a "big idea!" I'd like to meet the person who dreamt that one up. Amazing. To this day I still give Egypt a nod of thanks whenever I chow down on a loaf of bread or slurp a cold beer. Just don't tell the purists that, in the summer, I like my beer on … [Read more...]