F is for Fettah, or Fattah, or Fatta

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Mmmm…..fettah – one of my favorite Egyptian dishes. Fettah, in this sense, basically means “small bits of broken bread.” It is a popular dish in many Arab and Middle Eastern countries – Morocco, Yemen, Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq, and others – each with their own unique variation. Basically, it is meat, rice, bits of bread, all tossed with a broth or soup. Oh, and I like it with some yogurt on top! I had a craving for fettah the other night and my husband obliged. He is talented enough to cook without a recipe so check out Heba’s recipe for Egyptian Fettah with Lamb for instructions on cooking this delicious dish (and more artful photos)!

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