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Red Sea Resort Kilometres of amazing sandy beaches, pyramids and palms are only a small part of Egypt. The cuisine of this country is not less interesting than its natural beauties. There are several peculiarities of Egyptian cuisine which characterize dishes of this country. The legumes as a source of protein are more popular here than meat. Not only usual beef and chicken are used in Egypt in meat dishes but also lamb, goat and rabbit meat. Egypt is a Muslim country, and you will not find pork dishes here. You can also find many fish and seafood dishes. Local chefs like to use vegetables in their dishes.
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If you like different porridge, Egypt will disappoint you. Locals use only rice, bulgur and couscous. All kinds of species are widely used in local cuisine. Egyptians use cloves, red pepper, exotic mastic and mahleb. It is customed here to start a meal with a snack. The most important thing is not to become full before the main meal is served. There are many delicious snacks in Egypt. For example, ful medames dish. It is cooked of fava beans served with vegetable oil, cumin, and optionally with chopped parsley, garlic, onion, lemon juice, chilli pepper and another vegetable, herb and spice ingredients. Be sure to try Domiati cheese. It is soft cheese made of buffalo or cow milk. Baba ghanoush is mashed cooked eggplant mixed with tahini (made from sesame seeds), olive oil and various seasonings.
All that you find in the chorba section of a menu is soups. They are usually cooked on fish broth with vegetables, beans and eggs. Cardamon is usually added to all of the first dishes. Vegetable soup on meat is a delicious dish. Ful nabet chobra is a nutritious soup made of beans. Be sure to taste Shorbat Adas, a lentil Egyptian soup. Lisan Asfour is a tasty pasta soup made on chicken broth. Rice soup with eggs also deserves your attention. If you want to try something exotic, be sure to taste delicious spicy colocasia soup. Colocasia, also known as taro, is a root-like vegetable that has the texture of well-done potatoes. Copyright
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One of the most popular main courses is kushari. The dish made of rice, pasta and lentils mixed together, topped with a spiced tomato sauce, and garlic vinegar. It is usually garnished with chickpeas and crispy fried onion. This local dish is perfect for those who want to stay for a long time. Carbs in local dishes digest slowly. Moreover, kushari is popular street food in Egypt and you will find it in every café. Molokhiya Green soup prepared in various styles with meat and jute. Spicy falafel is usually eaten for a snack. Feteer is a pie with different fillings: fish, meat, curd, raisin and even jam. Tarb is kofta wrapped in fat, therefore, it is a heavy dish. Sometimes tarb is a stuffed lamb stomach. Egyptian dolma, warak enab, and kofta bill dema roast beef in tomato sauce also deserve your attention.
Sharm El Sheikh. Naama Bay There are many fish and seafood dishes in Egypt. You should definitely try. If you come to South Sinai during festive occasions, don’t pass be fesikh, traditional celebratory Egyptian fish dish. Consisting of fermented, salted and dried gray mullet or sardine which has quite a specific smell. Hamam Mahshi is a pigeon stuffed with rice. Egyptian rice with vermicelli (roz bil shaghrieh) is an original dish. During the holidays you can try fattah, fried bread with broth made of garlic and species.
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Don’t pass by local halva. Kanafeh is a traditional local dessert made with thin noodle-like pastry and nut cream and whipping cream. Basbousa is a delicious dessert made of semolina. Ka'ak is a tasty bread ring. Umm Ali is a layered cake with almond and coconut which will definitely appeal to sweet teeth. Aseer Asab is a sweet sugarcane juice. Cane juice is often mixed with the juice of different fruit and even vegetable. Karkade is a palatable local tea. There are no unique alcohol drinks in Egypt but Egyptians were first who brewed beer. Local breweries produce high quality beer. You can also try nice Egyptian whiskey and wine.
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The St. Catherine's Monastery

From the series “ Survived Artifacts of Early Christian Civilization”
The monastery is an elaborated and very large architectural complex that includes the Basilica of the Transfiguration, the Chapel of the Burning Bush and a number of other important buildings, among which there are symbolic biblical objects. The Moses Well that is mentioned in the Bible is situated there. One of the main features of the ancient monastery is a garden. Here, in an incredibly arid climate, monks successfully grow fruit trees and olives. Visitors will have an opportunity to buy delicious olive oil. … Read further
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