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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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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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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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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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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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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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