As you might already know, Bellies En-Route was recently nominated and published on The Guardian’s 10 of the best ethical holidays.
So it’s safe to say that there no such thing as a pure Egyptian cuisine, and that distinction can only be by name… right?
Wrong. Dead wrong.
Eating it the traditional way is definitely messy, but truly memorable and fun, and don’t forget to eat it standing inside, the seagulls there are vicious and have no problem soaring in to catch your delicious fish!
Food is fundamentally for nourishment. We eat so that we don’t die. In that sense, ‘putting stuff together’ is a very advanced practice for someone who can devour raw foods, stay hydrated, and still be alive.
I laid my eyes on the second most expensive spice in the world.
“Finally!” I thought, it was the real deal. Packaged in a cheap styrofoam plate, suffocating in shrink wrap, were two beautiful, whole pods of vanilla.