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Authentic Egyptian Cooking: From the Table of Abou El Sid


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Traditionally, Egyptian cooking has been best practiced and enjoyed at home, where generations of unrecorded family recipes have been the sustaining repertoire for daily meals as well as sumptuous holiday feasts. Abou El Sid, one of Cairo's most famous restaurants, has become well known for its authentic Egyptian dishes, and now presents more than four dozen of its most classic recipes in a cookbook for the enjoyment of home cooks all over the world.

Egyptians will recognize their favorites, from holiday dishes such as Fettah to the arrays of appetizers like aubergine with garlic, special lentils, and tahina; those new to Middle Eastern food will find the recipes simple and simply delicious, and enjoy the Egyptian table even if they don't have the heritage of the pharaohs in their family backgrounds.

- 56 authentic Egyptian recipes from starters to main courses to desserts.

- Each recipe illustrated with gorgeous, full color photographs.

- Full spread for each recipe so you don't have to flip the page.

- Beautifully designed and visually sumptuous boutique book.

About the Author

Nehal Leheta is an interior designer in Cairo with a strong interest in cuisine. She has designed a number of restaurant interiors in Egypt, and is a co-founder of Design Point, an interior and architecture design and consulting firm, and is a partner in Fun Factory Entertainment, which produces entertainment and events for children.

Table of Contents


Introduction to Abou El Sid

Introduction to Egyptian Cuisine

Common Ingredients


Chicken Soup with Orzo

Lentil Soup


Abou El Sid Eggplant Salad

Tahina (Sesame Cream Dip)

Baba Ghanoug Dip (Eggplant Dip)

Yogurt, Cucumber, and Mint Dip

Oriental Salad

Bessara (Fava and Coriander Dip)

Abou El Sid Lentils

Kishk with Yogurt

Spicy Cheese Dip

Stuffed Vine Leaves

Fried Eggplant

Oriental Fuul (Fava Beans with Bell Peppers and Onions)

Fuul with Tahina (Fava Beans with Tahina Sauce)

Taameya (Falafel)

Fried Eggs with Pastrami

Lamb Kofta or Tarb

Spicy Oriental Sausage

Kobeba (Fried Cracked Wheat and Lamb Meatballs)

Chicken Livers Alexandrian Style

Grilled Quail

Mini Veal Kebab Brochette

Stuffed Mombar Sausage

Veal liver Alexandrian Style

Mahshi (Stuffed Vegetables)

Main Courses

Mesakaa (Eggplant with Minced Meat)

Spinach and Veal Tagin

Artichoke and Veal Tagin

Veal Tagin with Fireek

Okra and Veal Tagin

Veal and Orzo Tagin

Veal and Pearl Onion Tagin

White Bean Tagin

Roasted Veal Abou El Sid Style

Green Peas Tagin

Veal Tagin with Shaareya


Molokheya with Chicken

Molokheya with Rabbit

Molokheya with Meatballs

Stuffed Pigeon with Rice or Fireek

Circassian Chicken with Walnut Sauce

Grilled Veal Chops

Abou El Sid Taurnedos Fillet


Fish Sayadeya

Grilled Fish

Shrimp Tagin with Red Rice

Seafood Tagin with Red Rice

Fettah (Egyptian rice with yogurt, meat, and tomato sauce)


Om Ali with Mixed Nuts

Mohalabeya (Oriental Milk Pudding)

Fiteer Meshaltet (Oriental Pancakes)

Ashoura with Mixed Nuts

Pumpkin Gratin

Product Details

Leheta, Nehal
American University in Cairo Press
Middle Eastern
Food/Wine - Cooking
Travel-Middle East
Cooking and Food-African
Publication Date:
60 color photos
7.8 x 9.7 x 0.9 in 1.775 lb

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