Spiced, deep-fried, textured, and bursting with flavour, Egyptian fare is hearty food that sticks to your ribs; follow up all that eating with a refreshing hibiscus juice. Words Jessica Zavolokin.
1. Aish & baba ghanoush
Pocket bread, smoked eggplant and garlic dip
Rice, pasta and lentils with tomato sauce, onions and chickpeas
Cabbage leaves stuffed with herbed rice
Deep-fried balls made from fava beans
Sesame paste dessert