As there are many parts that make up the whole of Egyptian society, there are some common denominators that stand out. Sense of humour, inventive means of transportation and onions.
Yes, onions. There are very few Egyptian dishes that do not incorporate onions in one form or another and you find stacks of sacks of ‘em wherever vegetable are sold.
As with the Egyptians, the skins can be a bit hard to get through, but once you have managed you will encounter what gives extra taste to whatever you are doing.