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'COOKLET' PART V:
The Modern Age?
RAWI

Some of the most drastic changes in Egyptian food culture begin to take place.

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'COOKLET' PART IV
The Transformative 19th Century
RAWI

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!

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'COOKLET' PART III:
Egypt after the Arabs
RAWI

Between the Arab Agricultural Revolution and the Columbian Exchange, Cairene cuisine reaches its zenith and carries the torch from Abbasid Baghdad.

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'COOKLET' PART II
Graeco-Roman Recipes
RAWI

The world's oldest cookbook and an ancient papyrus preserving Egyptian recipes.

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'COOKLET' PART I:
Ancient Egyptian Recipes
RAWI

Two rare surviving recipes from ancient Egypt.

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Going, Going, Gone
Egypt's Endangered Foods
Sara El Sayed

Whether from modern convenience, shifting trends, or climate change, traditional food in Egypt is facing many threats to its survival.

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Giving Life
A History of Bread in Egypt
Hala Barakat

For thousands of years, bread has been the most important food item in Egypt. Even today, the vernacular name for bread, ‘eish, means ‘life’.

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Waste Not, Want Not
The Cuisine and Kitchen Culture of Rural Egypt
Moustafa Elrefaey and Wesam Masoud

A look back at the rural roots of many of the dishes we consider quintessentially Egyptian.

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Ask Abla Nazira
Nazira Nicola – The Doyenne of Modern Egyptian Cooking
Anny Gaul

The story of how an instruction manual for would-be domestic science teachers became the most famous Egyptian cookbook of all time.

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Feeding the Forces
Providing for the Pyramid Builders
Claire Malleson

What was on the menu for the builders of the pyramids? And who was responsible for providing the supplies?