The Delicious Egyptian Foods and Drinks
The most well-known matter about Egypt is its types of food that are served in public oriental restaurants, at hotels, or on the board the Nile River Cruise, There are some delicious Egyptian foods that can’t be missed while being in Egypt including Egyptian Koshary, Hawawshy, Foul &Tamia, Sheesh Tawook, Shawrma, and many other desserts like Konafa, Golash, and much more. Your tour guide while booking your tour with us will assist you in having the best types of food and he will ask you also about what types of food you would/ wouldn’t like to have and if you are allergic to any type of food in order not to face any kind of problem. The Types of Foods in Egypt are countless offering every traveler the chance to taste some delicious cuisine as old and classy as time itself. The food of Egypt will offer a deep look into the heart and soul of the Egyptian society culinary arts and the creative manner in which the Egyptians of all ages were able to create their famous cuisines. This article’s main purpose is to showcase all the wonderful foods of Egypt so our clients every sweet bite of Egypt rich culinary arts. This article is written by our team of tour guides and travel consultants who have gathered this information from their own knowledge and experience. Egypt is not only famous for its ancient monuments, culture, and resorts, but it is also famous for its fabulous food and other beautiful things. With every bite from our delicious cuisine, every traveler will get to travel back in time and space across 4000 years and witness all the culinary arts from all the corners of the globe combined into one dish served in front of you across all the countless restaurants of Egypt. Egypt has been blessed with the food of the gods which explains why Egypt can be found on the travel bucket list of travelers from all over the world, which are:
1. Kushari is a very delicious vegan dish from the legendary Egyptian culinary dating back to the early days of the Islamic era in Egypt. It consists of food consists of rice, lentils, onions, garlic, chickpeas, and tomato sauce. It has four sources of carbohydrates made it the most popular lunch item in Egypt.
2. Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel) The most famous Egyptian fast food; they are the main fast food in the Egyptian breakfast. The full (pronounced: fool) is made of fava beans. The ta’meya or the falafel is legendary street food with ancient Egyptian roots, known to be a vegan food made of crushed fava beans mixed with spices then deep-fried in the shape of a flat disc then served with tahini, Egyptian bread, and salad.
3. Ful is by far the most famous food in Egypt, eaten during breakfast by everyone in Egypt on daily basis. It is a vegan dish that is a great source of nutrition and is believed to have been cooked in ancient Egypt. It is made of lava beans prepared with butter, olive & spicy oil, and lemon juice or paper, tomato sauce, parsley, and then added with garlic and onion plus some spices.
4. Hawawshi (Egyptian Meat Pie) Hawashi is a delicious dish made of spiced ground beef cooked in a whole loaf of bread, either in a rotisserie oven or baked in a regular oven then served with a tasty sauce and salad.
5. Shawerma is known to be not originally a native Egyptian dish, it became so due to Egypt being part of the Ottoman Empire. It is made of the meat mutton, turkey, beef, chicken, lamb, or veal cut into thin slices with parsley, chopped tomato, and onions then stacked in a cone-like shape, and roasted on a slowly turning vertical rotisserie or spit then rolled in delicious bread. That said, the best Shawerma in Egypt will traditionally be available at Syrian-owned sandwich parlors.
6. Kabab & Kofta (Grilled Meats) Kabab and Kofta are succulent grilled meat cubes and sheesh kebab, typically made out of veal or lamb, are usually served with bread and an assortment of green salads and dips, mostly tahini, baba ghanoush. They are grilled over charcoal, and they are a must for any meat lover visiting Egypt.
7. Mulukhiya is made from the leaves of jute and plants, prepared by chopping the leaves with garlic and cooking it in an animal stock such as chicken, beef or rabbit, and served with rice or bread. and it’s one of the most delicious dishes in Egypt.