Fried Aubergine and Kofta in Tomato Sauce (Libyan Kufta bil Batinjal كفتة بالباذنجان)

  This dish features traditional cylinder-shaped Arab kufta, ground meat mixed with onion, parsley, and spices.…

Libyan Bazeen (بازين)

  Bazeen, an Amazigh dish most often made from barley, is one of the most distinctive…

Baked Aubergine and Bell Pepper Stuffed with Lamb (Sheikh El Mahshi شيخ المحشي باذنجان و فلفل حلو)

  Stuffed vegetables are a feature of Arab Cuisine with innumerable recipes falling under the generic…

Libyan Lentil Soup With Fried Onions (Hasa Adas حساء عدس)

  Hasa adas is a thick lentil soup flavored with cumin and topped with caramelized onion…

Libyan Soup with Lamb and Mint (Sharba Libiya شربة ليبية)

  As its name suggests Libyan Soup is our national dish, equally popular in all regions…

Libyan Dried Fruit Salad – Khoshaf خشاف

  Khoshaf is a refreshing fruit salad made of stewed dried fruits, with a sprinkling of…

Libyan Aubergine and Tomato Salad – Mtabal متبل

  Mtabal is an aubergine dish originating from the Levant and popular throughout the Arab world.…

Koshari (Lentils and rice with tomato)

This tasty rice and lentil dish is Egypt’s national comfort food. Flavored with tomato, garlic, and…

Egyptian Lentil Soup

  This Egyptian lentil soup is one of Egypt’s most famous dishes. Lentils come in great…

Egyptian Liver, Alexandria Style

  Egyptians get their “liver fix” either from street food carts or fast food shops. Gathered…

Egyptian Smoked Herring Salad

  I’ve yet to find a better way to serve Smoked Herring. This recipe is the…

Egyptian Feta Cheese and Green Fava Beans

A truly Mediterranean dish, a refreshing combination of feta cheese and green fava beans. This dish…