Explore Egypt’s Culinary Heritage Through ‘Sofret Masr – A Taste of Egypt’


In every Egyptian home, the first act of love is paralleled with food. It is fuul and taameya on a Friday morning, molokhiya as a staple dish in every ezouma (gathering), and the versatility of feteer meshaltet (Egyptian pastry) that epitomize the rich tapestry of Egyptian cuisine, where each dish tells a story of tradition, community, and the artistry of culinary heritage. Egyptian cuisine — in its myriad flavors and diverse range — is seasoned with warmth and spiced with solace. Google Arts & Culture launched “Sofret Masr — A Taste of Egypt”, a digital journey that documents more than 1,700 photographs and videos as well as over 60 expertly curated stories that chronicle Egypt’s culinary history, dishes, and places from Ancient Egypt to modern-day cuisine. Under the patronage of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, this online project is done in collaboration with Rawi Magazine, an annual publication that highlights Egyptian history and art, and Nawaya, a community-based network that promotes Egyptian heritage food systems. The project — currently available in English and Arabic — offers an immersive digital experience of Egyptian cuisine, inviting visitors to dive deep into…

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