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Some of the most drastic changes in Egyptian food culture begin to take place.
When Khedive Ismail’s palace chef retired, he shared his rich repertoire of recipes in a book. These are not for the kitchen novices out there!
Between the Arab Agricultural Revolution and the Columbian Exchange, Cairene cuisine reaches its zenith and carries the torch from Abbasid Baghdad.
The world's oldest cookbook and an ancient papyrus preserving Egyptian recipes.
Two rare surviving recipes from ancient Egypt.
Whether from modern convenience, shifting trends, or climate change, traditional food in Egypt is facing many threats to its survival.
For thousands of years, bread has been the most important food item in Egypt. Even today, the vernacular name for bread, ‘eish, means ‘life’.
A look back at the rural roots of many of the dishes we consider quintessentially Egyptian.
The story of how an instruction manual for would-be domestic science teachers became the most famous Egyptian cookbook of all time.
What was on the menu for the builders of the pyramids? And who was responsible for providing the supplies?