Category Archive: Products of Egypt

FREE Kindle eBook!

In celebration of the new school year, I am offering the Kindle version of An ABC Escapade through Egypt for FREE today and tomorrow – Saturday, September 6th and Sunday, September 7th!   … Continue reading

S is for Stella by the Sea

Beer has always been a strong important beverage in the Egyptian culture. It was very essential that it was even known to be part of the daily diet of the Egyptian Pharaohs 5,000 years… Continue reading

S is for Scrumptious Strawberries

Although not a native crop to Egypt, strawberries thrive in Egyptian soil and weather. These scrumptious strawberries are abundant at the markets during their season between December and March.  Besides the fruit, fresh… Continue reading

A is for Aloe

  A few years ago, a friend gave me some young aloe vera plants. Today, they would take over my garden if I let them! I have used the leaves to cool burns… Continue reading

A is for Airport Advertisements

My recent summertime travels meant spending several hours at the Cairo International Airport. We were lucky enough to spend many of those hours in the new Terminal 3, which is just beautiful and… Continue reading

P is for Pride!

When my hubby brought these tissues home the other day, I just had to get a shot! While we have always preferred to buy products made locally, many people living in Egypt –… Continue reading

M is for Murals…Murals for Martyrs

Street art in Cairo thrives during the Egyptian revolution – much of which commemorates the hundreds who lost their lives in the uprising which ousted former President Hosni Mubarak. Simon Hanna, with Ahram… Continue reading

Book Giveaway and Author Interview

Hop on over to I Am A Reader, Not a Writer to read the interview and enter the giveaway for a chance to win either a paperback copy or an eBook of An… Continue reading

B is for Books!

With the turmoil in Egypt making international headlines for a few weeks now, interest in the country has soared. People want to learn more about this modern Middle Eastern nation – and one… Continue reading

L is for Lentils

Lentils, or “ads” عَدس in Arabic, are popular in Egypt. These pictured here are called orange, yellow, or red, lentils. They are split and hulled and are used in Egypt to make delicious… Continue reading