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Egyptians ABROAD! 10 Recipes Guaranteed to Take You Back Home!

By CairoCooking • May 29, 2017
Egyptians ABROAD! 10 Recipes Guaranteed to Take You Back Home!

If you are an Egyptian living abroad and missing the smell of home-cooked Egyptian food, this article is for you. We created a collection of our favourite Egyptian classics that -even YOU- can cook while abroad. Ingredients are easy to find and cooking methods are simplified to help you achieve the best authentic Egyptian specialities wherever you are. Easy, delicious, and guaranteed […]

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Best Freezable Meals for an Easy Holiday

By CairoCooking • July 3, 2016
Best Freezable Meals for an Easy Holiday

We all want to take a break from cooking, planning meals and thinking about what everyone will eat during the holidays…especially if we are ‘moving’ to the beach. To be able to take a proper break from cooking, you must be prepared with tickyome frozen dishes that you can prepare in advance and travel with […]

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Light and Yummy Vegetable Dishes for the Summer

By CairoCooking • June 1, 2016
Light and Yummy Vegetable Dishes for the Summer

Cooking exciting vegetable dishes can be quite challenging. For some reason, most of us grew up eating all kinds of veggies (peas, green beans, okra, spinach, and the list goes on) cooked in rich tomato sauce, and served over rice with protein on the side. Even though we might have liked it (we knew nothing better), it was still a bit boring to eat veggies in the […]

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Makloubet Setti – A Dish That Speaks Culture

By CairoCooking • December 9, 2015
Makloubet Setti –  A Dish That Speaks Culture

Like all art, cooking can tell beautiful stories. It can take us to places we have never been, and expose us to new cultures and lifestyles – beyond just the simple mixing of ingredients and the creation of good flavours. Cooking can be a connection between one and his roots. Simply said, it is a […]

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Summer Barbecues Inspiration from a Barbecue Fanatic

By CairoCooking • July 17, 2015
Summer Barbecues Inspiration from a Barbecue Fanatic

Without sophistication or too much fuss – barbecuing in the summer is such a fun gathering to look forward to. In terms of preparations, once you get the coal burning; you only need a couple of salads and some really good marinade for your protein. ‘In your kitchen’ is visiting the barbecue fanatic Mohamed Eweiss […]

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10 Tips for a Perfect Dinner Party (our so-called 3ozuma)

By CairoCooking • May 21, 2017
10 Tips for a Perfect Dinner Party (our so-called 3ozuma)

I have a love-hate relationship with gatherings. I love hosting my friends and family (and even people I hardly know) and cooking for them. I enjoy having people around and making sure they’re happy and satisfied with food and drink in a warm home. However, I hate the planning, and the hesitance and panic that […]

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Mastering the Art of Konafa

By CairoCooking • May 20, 2017
Mastering the Art of Konafa

We all know that feeling of anticipation… Eating with family and friends while knowing a freshly baked konafa is coming out of the oven soon… Golden, thin, crispy and shimmering with light sweet syrup on top…who can resist that temptation?!! You secretly try save your savory calorie intake as you wait impatiently for that precious […]

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A Fresh Take on the Traditional Fatta

By CairoCooking • May 15, 2017
A Fresh Take on the Traditional Fatta

If you are not big on our Egyptian traditional lamb Fatta, this collection is for you! With four out-of-the-box Fatta recipes (that YOU can actually cook), family lunches and friends gatherings have never been more exciting. Even if you’ll have the traditional lamb Fatta, consider adding an alternative or two on your dinner table, because not everyone likes the […]

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Effortless Yet Passionate Valentine’s Dinner You Can Easily Prepare

By CairoCooking • February 13, 2017
Effortless Yet Passionate Valentine’s Dinner You Can Easily Prepare

With busy schedules and loaded minds, we tend to forget showing love on the beautiful Valentine’s Day! Commercial or not, this day is just a chance to prepare a simple meal with passion (which is what Valentine’s dinner is all about) that communicates appreciation and love to each other. Here, we share with you a Valentine’s […]

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Simple Tricks for a Healthier School Lunchbox

By CairoCooking • October 13, 2016
Simple Tricks for a Healthier School Lunchbox

Preparing a healthy and balanced kids lunchbox can be quite challenging and stressful. Kids would usually request their favourite gsot-so-wholesome food options, while most parents struggle daily to create a hassle-free yet still good-for-you lunchbox. We have compiled a list of simple tips to help you achieve a healthier lunchbox on the short-run, and generally better […]

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12 Dishes to WOW your Mom

By CairoCooking • March 20, 2016
12 Dishes to WOW your Mom

Who more than our mothers we should be showing our love and  appreciation? Surprising them with a hearty home-cooked dish can transform their day and communicate the love you hold for them. And they will definitely enjoy a relaxing day away from the kitchen! Here is our 12 recommendations of dishes that your mum might think she can cook best, however, […]

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#MyBestDish challenges every home-cook to share his/her speciality & win!

By CairoCooking • February 8, 2016
#MyBestDish challenges every home-cook to share his/her speciality & win!

ENTRIES TO THIS COMPETITION ARE NOW CLOSED. Easy-Pan.com and CairoCooking.com have joined forces to find the best speciality recipes out there! See the winner dish of this competition: Fayza Riad’s Baked Greek Shrimp With Feta. See the runner-up dish of this competition: Yosra Shohayeb’s Spinach & Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast.   We are encouraging all homecooyks to share […]

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INDULGANCE ALERT: Our Meatiest Recipe Collection is out!

By CairoCooking • January 5, 2016
INDULGANCE ALERT: Our Meatiest Recipe Collection is out!

Just in time for Coptic Christmas, we are sharing the most fascinating meat dishes you can think of! It is time to indulge… Merry Christmas everyone, it’s time to FEAST and to joyously gather with family and friends!   Soggo2 Baladi with Pomegranate Molasses This is such an easy and quick recipe that never seizes […]

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Organic, Chemical-Free & Unprocessed Food Sources in Egypt

By CairoCooking • November 2, 2015
Organic, Chemical-Free & Unprocessed Food Sources in Egypt

We all seek the best ingredients to provide healthy nutritious meals to ourselves and our families. Luckily, a huge variety of healthier locally produced options have recently been introduced to the Egyptian market. These include but are not limited to organic fruits and veggies, free-range eggs and poultry and chemical-free meat. Knowing that it might […]

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Pizza & Pretzels: One Day, One Dough, and Pure Indulgence

By CairoCooking • October 29, 2015
Pizza & Pretzels: One Day, One Dough, and Pure Indulgence

There is nothing quite as comforting as a home-baked treat with its heartwarming aroma filling the house. Ameena and Taymour Farid, a busy young married couple with a common passion for cooking, share their favorite authentic Neapolitan Italian pizza recipe. BUT, did you know that yummy pretzels can be baked from your leftover pizza dough? Yes! […]

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Catch the Fig Season with 5 Amazing (Mostly Savoury) Recipes

By CairoCooking • October 7, 2015
Catch the Fig Season with 5 Amazing (Mostly Savoury) Recipes

Egyptian figs are by far the best when in season. No other fruit is so creamy yet sweet and comforting, without being overpowering. It is also one of those fruits used in savoury dishes to highlight the depth of flavour of its counter ingredients. So try out these recipes before this exotic fruit goes out of season… […]

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An Inspiration to Healthy Cooking – Shewekar Elgharably

By CairoCooking • October 5, 2015
An Inspiration to Healthy Cooking – Shewekar Elgharably

CairoCooking’s ‘In your kitchen’ series aims to inspire food lovers by presenting passionate home cooks while they prepare their unique dishes.  In doing so, we couldn’t ignore the whole healthy cooking wave – as mothers are refraining from saturated fats and excessive sugars while adding more greens and veggies into their family dishes. We couldn’t just present you with some ordinary […]

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On Perfecting Asian Chicken at Home

By CairoCooking • September 2, 2015
On Perfecting Asian Chicken at Home

On a sunny morning (while her two kids were at nursery, of course!), Shereen Badawi, was the first to invite CairoCooking.com into her cosy modern kitchen. Juggling between family, work and her studies in alternative medicine as well as a fairly busy social life, Shereen still finds time to cook daily, “mostly salads, steaks and […]

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The Lunchbox Guide All Your Friends Will Want

By CairoCooking • August 25, 2015
The Lunchbox Guide All Your Friends Will Want

…and the search continues for healthy, easy to prepare and safe options that your kids will actually EAT. You must have done your dues of searching the Internet for new yet easy and interesting lunchbox ideas – haven’t we all? This search must have resulted in lots of blogs and websites with amazing creativity. But back to […]

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The BEST 12 Easy Must-Try Summer Recipes by CairoCooking

By CairoCooking • August 12, 2015
The BEST 12 Easy Must-Try Summer Recipes by CairoCooking

Avocados, asparagus, figs and mangoes are just a few wonderful crops that bring joy to our summer tables with their freshness, rich tastes and beautiful colours.  So make sure you incorporate them into simple yet memorable dishes to dazzle family and friends before summer ends. These are our very favourite 12 summer recipes! Did we mention that they are super quick and easy to prepare? Let’s […]

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Your sweet tooth’s ‘It-Couldn’t-Be-Easier Brownies’

By CairoCooking • July 15, 2015
Your sweet tooth’s ‘It-Couldn’t-Be-Easier Brownies’

Have you ever tried to search for a brownie recipe? It is the most confusing recipe search ever! Recipes online as well as those big cooking shows are all so different and elaborate – from their ingredients list to their measures up to the instructions for baking. This motivated us to share with you our […]

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Super-busy Working Mom Cooks the Traditional Fatta

By CairoCooking • June 24, 2015
Super-busy Working Mom Cooks the Traditional Fatta

Yes! Busy working mums can still achieve an amazing looking deliciously tasting Fatta. This is a fast, non-protein-based recipe that will keep your guests in awe. Dalia Allam is a marketing manager at an esteemed multinational, a mom to beautiful Nadia, 2 years, and a synchronized swimming coach after a lifetime of being an Olympics champion […]

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The Cooking Tips Handbook!

By CairoCooking • June 14, 2015
The Cooking Tips Handbook!

This is a collection of accumulated cooking tips and tricks… it is continuously being updated so make sure you come back for more inspirations.   Soak wooden skewer sticks in water before using on the barbecue to prevent them from burning.   Rub lemons in your hands before you cut into them in order to […]

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Our Favorite Festive Dishes!

By CairoCooking • December 20, 2014
Our Favorite Festive Dishes!

We love the festivities, especially this year! The combination of Christmas and El Mouled ElNabawi (the birth of Prophet Mohamed PBUH) gives us an excuse to happily multiply the celebrations!   We had to make sure you’re cooking AND eating our most delicious festive foods, therefore, we selected our very favourite CairoCooking festive dishes to inspire you and be part of your […]

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