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LE MÉRIDIEN Cairo Airport DEBUTS AU SOLEIL, A SUMMER SOIRÉE PROGRAMME

Paris-born Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts allows guests to savour endless summers and unlock urban hotspots and exotic resort destinations with its global programme Au Soleil, a Summer Soirée, that brings the playful glamour of European summers to life at more than 100 hotels around the world. Inspired by the brand’s European heritage and the…

Sufret Almarai: Bringing Families and Friends Together Once Again Around Dining Tables

Grandmothers’ Eid breakfast gatherings, Mama’s Ramadan specialties, or even your best friend’s secret family recipe, all those are examples of the kind of special bonding moments, the incredible stories, we all were fortunate to grow up with, where food was front and center, creating unforgettable moments with our loved ones for us to forever cherish……

The Suite Life of Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle

What is a “Pure Experience”? If you haven’t checked in at Steigenberger Pure Lifestyle at least once in your life, we promise you, you’re missing out on a lot. Yes, South Sinai is cool because of its spiritual comfort, diving sites and natural sceneries. The North Coast is the most epic trend of every single…

All About Working out and Maintaining Balance during the Holy Month

Yoga instructor Nerine Massoud tells us all about her Ramadan routine, giving us priceless tips on how to maintain a healthy balance during the Holy Month. What is the best time to work out during Ramadan? Those last few hours before Iftar are a killer for me, so working out for an hour right before…

Diana says “Listen to your body!”

We learn from yoga instructor Diana Faaberg about her Ramadan habits, and how she manages to achieve a healthy lifestyle and stay active during Ramadan, all while treating herself every now and then. What is the best time to work out during Ramadan? I have found that the best time for me is before Iftar.…

Shama Says: “Maybe it’s time to tame the mind!”

Kundalini vegan yoga instructor definitely knows how to handle Ramadan the healthy way! We talked to Shama Kaur to learn more about her advice for a health regimen and routine during Ramadan. What are your favorite healthy alternatives to Ramadan guilty pleasures? I would recommend making raw vegan desserts at home. There are things called…

Mido Eats his Way through Ramadan

Mido Barsoum, better known as his online persona Mido Eats, is known for his delicious creations as much as he is for his food blog. Here he spills the tea on all things Ramadan-related! They say never have Iftar out in Ramadan. Is this advice valid? If not, what are your tips for choosing the…

The Devil Wears An Apron… Even in Ramadan

Asmaa Gaber, fabulous foodie and cook extraordinaire, gives us her best tips on surviving Ramadan! What are your tips for people cooking for themselves for the very first time this Ramadan? First, prepare frozen meals ahead so you don’t end up ordering junk food (marinated chicken, cubed veggies, ready stuffing like spinach and cheese, or…

Naiera El Lamie: The Foodie who Never Takes a Break!

PR girl, professional chef and food freak Naiera El Lamie has plenty of advice to give in preparation for the Holy Month. Check out how to navigate Ramadan like a pro with the sweet one behind our favorite Instgram blog @taste_and_tell_P What are your tips for people cooking for themselves for the very first time…

Extremely Flavorful Grilled Shrimps with Butter

Shrimps are perfectly delicious on their own, but with a hearty butter sauce, it can only get better. Ingredients ½ kilo whole unpeeled shrimps 3-4 tablespoons vegetable oil 7-8 table   spoons    Anchor    butter 4 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup fresh coriander, finely chopped The juice and zest of  1 lemon Salt and pepper to taste…

Mouthwatering Butter Noodels

The ultimate comfort food that is so easy to make, it’ll be a staple on your menu! Ingredients 1 Pack fettuccini pasta 4-6 table spoons Anchor butter Garlic powder ¼ cup parmesan Salt and pepper to taste Method Cook pasta in heavily salted boiling water until al dente. Strain and gradually add butter one spoonful at…

Succulent Butter Burger

A rich, delectable burger is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and this recipe does burgers justice! Crunchy, juicy, flavorful and extremely rich, this burger will easily become your favorite. Ingredients Patties: ½ kilo minced meat 1 small onion minced   Handful of bread   crumbs   Salt and pepper to taste Burgers:   Burger patties   Sharp red cheddar sliced  …

Rich Italiano’s One Pot Penne Pasta with Chicken and Mushroom

Delicious comfort food that is also light does exist! This one pot recipe is as easy as it is succulent and filling. Ingredients: 1 pack Italiano penne pasta 3-4 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 chicken breasts, cut into cubes ½ cup fresh mushrooms Juice of one lemon ¼ cup grated parmesan ½…

Save Precious Time this Ramadan Thanks to Kheddma!

 Ramadan, while being one of the most deliciously festive seasons, also happens to be a tough time in terms of housework; meaning, there’s just too much of it! Between cooking succulent Iftar meals every day, and preparing lavish Iftar gatherings, we find ourselves too swamped to do the much-needed cleanup. This is where Kheddma comes…

Tasty Italiano’s Serpentini with Spinach and Pesto

As delicious as it is healthy, this pasta makes use of the smooth spiral shape of Italiano’s seprentini pasta, by combining it with a succulent, silky pesto sauce. Ingredients: 1 pack Italiano serpentini pasta 1 cup basil leaves 3 cloves garlic ¼ cup pine nuts ¼ cup grated parmesan ¼ cup olive oil 1 cup…

Enjoy Italiano’s Vegetarian Lasagna with Cheese and Herbs

A hearty vegetarian lasagna that is just as delicious and decadent as the original. Ingredients: 1 pack of Italiano lasagna 1/8 kilo ricotta cheese 1/8 kilo fresh mozzarella 1/8 kilo parmesan 1 large can whole peeled tomatoes 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 medium sized onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 3 tablespoons olive oil…

The Earthly Paradise of Relaxation at InterContinental Semiramis Spa

Stressed, overwhelmed with all the duties bombarding, and desperately in need of zero thought? We know just the right place for you! It’s InterContinental Semiramis Spa or we may just call it the earthly paradise of relaxation. From the moment you step a foot inside, all the worries and stressors seem to vanish! They definitely…

Children Doodles Fund Community Service Cases

Drawing and children are the typical match, but adding real life products and an online store to the equation is certainly unconventional. The extraordinary idea brought together by two ladies was to use the designs of unprivileged children to create products and sell them to fund the children’s medical, educational, and basic needs. Co-founded by…

4 Inventive Ways Misr El Kheir is Promoting Community Education

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mdj7nncKkdE&feature=youhttps://youtu.be/Mdj7nncKkdE )tu.be   Whenever charity work is mentioned – at least for most people – food, shelter and clothing are the first things that come to mind. Education, however, is a vital aspect if one wants to make a real impact. The best way to truly help a community, is by tackling education. Misr El…

Azza Fahmy Jewellery from Youssef Chahine’s Point of View

The iconic Azza Fahmy revealed in the memorial of Youssef Chahine at El Gouna Film Festival this year a hidden fact, by showcasing all of the collections that were used in styling the actors and actresses in the films Al Mohager (The Emigrant), Chafika and Metwalli and Al Maseer (Fate). Let’s take you on a…

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The Best Ways to spend Quality time with your daughter!

I take her for a swim three times a week, and we have a little paddling pool for the weekends.   She loves pretending to make food and feed anyone around, especially the dogs.   Another favorite of hers is a bead roller, as she loves to identify colors and shapes. She would sit and…

Cook them their FAVORITE Italian Dish within 10 minutes!

Ingredients to serve 4 portions 1 pack of spaghetti, cooked al dente 500g of pre-washed clams 2 finely chopped onions 5 finely chopped garlic cloves 2 tbsp olive oil 250g cherry tomatoes cut into halves 2 lemons, juiced 4 tbsp chopped parsley leaves   Method Heat the oil in a deep pan over medium heat.…

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Cairo Capital Clinic, The First Integrated Polyclinic Center in Zamalek!

Interviewed By: Farah Ahmed Written By: Eman ElDoghry For ages, Zamalek has been known for its sophisticated beauty and unique environment; but unfortunately, trouble was facing its residents for the past period. Due to the geographical location, there was a lack in medical services. But now, the issue has been solved, by implementing the first…

Are You Likely to Have a Preterm Birth? What to Expect If You Are.

Something going wrong during a pregnancy is every woman’s greatest fear. Even though we all hope that nothing bad happens to us, being informed about the potential problems is the best way to be prepared in case anything does go amiss. As preterm birth is one of the most common issues affecting childbirth, here is…

Are Egyptians Really Friendly with Newcomers?

Friendly Egyptians: A statement you hear all the time, and that I partially agree with. ‘Friendly’ in what sense? With whom, when and why? Are they friendly to foreigners? To other fellow Egyptians who moved back home? Are they supportive and warm? Egyptians, and by that I mean the rich and poor; sophisticated or simple,…

Beach Body? Yes, Please! Destination Fitness Programs for this Summer

    You should be able to hit your favorite summer destination while still keeping your fitness and workouts on point! This summer, many of our favorite places have spread on to the beach. Now, you have no excuse to get lazy during the summer. BeFit at Hacienda Bay BeFit has launched an impressive fitness…

Home Alone? Here are 10 Places to get Home Style Iftar!

  Many people have moved out and live away from their parents. Those people know that there comes a time when they must eat alone in Ramadan. When this happens, you’re faced with one of two options; either to eat out, or make food for yourself. If you live alone, you probably don’t have the…

Bean Tagine with Goulash

    Ingredients: Can of fava beans 2 Tbs. olive oil 2 Tbs. tomato paste 2 tomatoes, chopped I green pepper, chopped I yellow pepper, chopped Green onions, chopped 2 lobes of minced garlic l teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/2 roll phyllo (Egyptian goulash) Olive oil for frying How to…

Say Cheese or Plain Cheesy? The Mother-in-law Manual

When we brought all ladies on the table, matters were extremely visual. I could smell Aunt Widad, grate Aunt Eman’s rough structure off, spread Aunt Zainab’s hilarious stories on all available toast, and taste Edith just for the experience. The cheese platter turned into a bunch of women staring at me!   Blue doesn’t go…

When Life Gets Thrown in your Face, Throw a Boob!

We all handle life differently. We respond to the situations that life throws at us in unique ways based on our personality, mood and upbringing. We are as unique as our fingerprint and DNA, yet still connected to and sometimes similar to the family and friends we associate with.   My grandma was a wild,…

An Apathetic Nation! A Woman Slapped in the Metro and No One Intervenes

Yesterday, a video captured by Al Watan news agency went viral. In the video a woman, who is already screaming hysterically, is slapped by a policeman and then escorted rather violently, while being cursed and roughed up, out of the metro. The description of the video stated that the reason for the “fight” is that…

A Woman in Science! Nashwa El Bendary

This year, Egyptian scientist Dr. Nashwa El- Bendary won the regional L’Oreal – UNESCO Fellowship for Women in Science. Nashwa is not the first Egyptian woman to win this award. In fact, there have been 13 women who have won overall since it started in 1998. This award is meant to fund and support women…

A Prophet and a Gentleman! 6 Incredible Love Lessons by Prophet Muhammed

Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) is known as a role model and a guide for many people. Although it seems impossible to reach his level of kindness and gentleness, we can at least try to follow in his footsteps. Being a gentleman is something that never goes unappreciated, and it’s something we should teach our children; you…

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Everyone is talking about Berry Man and Peach Man! Can you guess who they really are?

The past couple of weeks witnessed a social media flood of “Berry Man” and “Peach Man”. The hashtag #DaWalaDa combined all their journeys from being spotted in feloukas, cinemas, clubs, family parks to fruit markets and public transportation. They were dressed in colorful peach and berry costumes and made everyone curiously chasing them to know who…

Foodies, Prepare Thy Selves! Otlob is bound to get even Better after its Acquisition by Hello Food Middle East!

We were surprised to know that Online Food-Ordering Marketplace Hello Food Middle East announced that it has acquired Otlob.com from previous owner, the entrepreneurial company A15. Hello Food, which was founded in 2012, is an online food delivery marketplace in the MENA region. Hello Food enables restaurants to gain more visibility online and in mobile…