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Fried sardines Posted by on Jun 22, 2014

Do you like fried sardines? I do, but I do not like the cleaning part! Here is the Egyptian way  of preparing fried sardines. Fried sardines are nice, but before you fry sardines, you have to clean them thoroughly. This involves opening up the sardine and removing the guts. You also have to remove all the scales. Then…

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A Recipe for Sardines Posted by on Jun 20, 2014

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Do you like sardines? I certainly do. I cook them in a very easy way!   Ingredients: Sardines (سردين) Chilli peppers (فلفل حار) Very thinly chopped potato  (بطاطس) Olive oil (زيت زيتون) Lemon juice (عصير ليمون) Garlic (ثوم) Cumin  (كمون) Salt  (ملح) Preparation: wash the sardines Chop the garlic very thinly and mix it with…

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Useful cooking vocabulary in Arabic Posted by on Apr 7, 2013

Do you like cooking? Do you spend time in the kitchen to prepare Arabic foods? Do you know the names of some of the tools and equipment you use while cooking in Arabic? In this post, I present some vocabulary related to utensils and kitchen equipment. Sauce pan = قِدر Frying pan = مقلاة Tray…

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Molukhia Posted by on May 7, 2012

Jews mallow (ملوخية) is a traditional Egyptian dish that is very healthy and delicious. This is a leafy green plant with small yellow flowers that is used to prepare a very famous Egyptian dish.   We only need the leaves for the dish and they have to be chopped very finely. You can find it…

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