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Bites Fil Beit Ramadan: Roomy bel wara’a ainab – Turkey with vine leaves

Ramadan offers a whole new challenge to cooking Egyptian food. The breaking of the fast, Iftar, is the main menu of the day and consists of an array of dishes. Traditionally the meal starts with juice, to prepare the stomach for the feast that is to come, and a savoury soup. Appetisers are up next, followed by a main course and a sweet dessert completes the meal.

Iftars are meant to be shared and inviting your close friends and family for a home-cooked dinner-cum-breakfast can be daunting. But not to worry; during the month we will be giving you suggestions for full menus for light meals because of the warm days, accompanied with a complete recipe for one of the dishes.

Iman Adel Abdel-Fattah

Baalbak revisited, Lebanese restaurant offers great food the second time around

A few months ago we reviewed the Baalbak restaurant in the Sonesta Cairo Hotel, Tower and Casino, and unfortunately our experience left a lot to be desired. The management of the hotel invited us to return to Baalbak for another review, assuring us that the first experience was in no way representative of the restaurant’s quality. And so we went, and here’s what happened.

Daily News Egypt

Review: Bassem Youssef’s interrogation and Al-Azhar University incident occupy writer’s attentions

Columnists in major Egyptian newspapers discuss the recent summoning for questioning of satrist Bassef Youssef and the fierce attack of Islamists on prominent artists and comedians. Also occupying the column inches was the food poisoning debacle at Al-Azhar University, which ended with the dismissal of the university’s president. Writers argue that the poisoning of more …

Ethar Shalaby

Review: Commentaries discuss holding parliamentary elections

Writers in different newspapers have discussed the Administrative Court’s decision to halt the parliamentary elections, which was initially planned to take place on 22 April, praising the move and stating that it might be a good chance for all conflicting political groups to reach consensus and find a way out of the current political maze. …

Daily News Egypt

Review: Morsi’s son and bearded policemen explored in columns

Commentaries in several newspapers have analysed Islamist policemen’s demands that they should be allowed to grow beards. Despite arguing that it is part of their basic human rights, many writers believe that the move might contribute to potential sectarian strives.On another note, some commentators have discussed Morsi’s son’s offensive attitude to a security guard at …

Daily News Egypt

Review: Columns attack opposition

The Egyptian opposition is in dire need of creative ideas that can enable them to defeat the ruling Muslim Brotherhood, wrote several commentators.  As many opposition groups focus on the constitution and the constituent assembly, parties need to consider new mechanisms to gain the support of Egyptians, who have proved their inclination towards Islamists.   …

Daily News Egypt

Review: Commentaries denounce Morsy’s call for dialogue

After President Mohamed Morsy met with a number of politicians in a new round of dialogue talks, several opinion writers have denounced the move, believing it is another failed attempt at fruitless dialogue.   Replacing the cabinet is the first solution Diaa Rashwan Al-Masry Al-Youm Rashwan believes that the only way out of this crisis …

Daily News Egypt