By Tom // 2 July 2009 in: Recipes
Living as a student in Cairo, I quickly learned what my cheapest meal options were: kushari, fuul, and best of all, ta’amiya – known elsewhere as falafel. For the equivalent of 5¢, one of these delicious little sandwiches was mine: pita bread (‘aysh baladi) stuffed with fried balls of spiced fava beans, lettuce, cucumber, tomato and […]
| Cilantro, Dill, Egypt, Fava, Garlic, middle east, parsley, Pickles, Pita, Radish, Rutabaga
As winter slowly releases its icy grip on the north, I get pretty desperate for any vegetable that isn’t a root. It is pretty exciting when green things start to reappear in the grocery, even if they have to be trucked in from California in late April. So it is with fresh fava beans, a […]
| Economic Crisis, Fava, Fresh, Green, Produce, Spring, Wedge
Fuul is a delicious Egyptian treat.
| Aleppo Pepper, Beans, Cheap, Cumin, Economic Crisis, Egypt, Fava, Fuul, Lemon, middle east, middle eastern food, Rutabaga