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Hanefra7 Biki Emta – Granville St. Disrupting the Industry

With a background in interior architecture, Sarah Khodeir’s venture into the food industry was quite serendipitous. She started by dabbling in recipe development in 2011. Sarah spent plenty of time in the kitchen working with food, experiencing this new creative and healing outlet. It was at that time that she also discovered a great tool:…

Love in The Air at The Marriott Mena House, Cairo

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Marriott Mena House, Cairo offers diverse settings for you and your loved one to pick your favorite ambiance. At the most romantic view of the city, 139 Pavilion offers what you need from an extravagant buffet to A La Carte menu with the chance to gaze at the…

 Celebrate, Eat, Love at The Marriott Zamalek, CAIRO

 Treat your loved one to a special Valentine’s with a royal twist. Intense aromas, rich flavors, and enchanting tunes dominate the dining scene at Torii. Be prepared for an “all you can eat” delicious array of sushi. Indulge in romantic luxury at Saraya Gallery with a selection of signature dishes and an open appetizer bar…

Valentine’s Day Highlights SEMIRAMIS INTERCONTINENTAL 2020

 Celebrate this international day of love with your loved ones and choose from an array of options at Semiramis Intercontinental. Fulfill your sweet tooth cravings at Café Corniche. Resto-bar and lounge, India along The Nile, brings you an exquisite Valentine’s set menu by Indian Chef Sanjib Kumar. Enjoy on Friday, February 14th Valentine’s Brunch at…

Lydia Schoonderbeek “the beauty industry is now beginning to see how powerful females in the industry are when they unite”

With over 15 years of experience in the fashion sector, Lydia was perfectly prepared to start Source Beauty, Egypt’s first beauty e-commerce website. This Dutch-Egyptian entrepreneur created the perfect space for all those on the lookout for Egyptian beauty products. We speak to Lydia about clean beauty, entrepreneurship, and women empowerment. You have created a…

Dina Naguib “I’ll get married when (and if) I want to. I’m pulling the whole spinster chic really well”

Dina Naguib is a designer extraordinaire, whose creative mind has brought us brilliant brands such as EHEM and Shibshibi. Through EHEM, Dina creates experimental, conceptual functional art; who can say no to one-of-a-kind artsy furniture pieces? She started out as an Art Director in advertising. Yet here she is now, producing art and inspiring many…

Fayrouz Nasser Eid “Every time a woman goes after her dreams, this empowers her and other women”

This brilliant wellness guru started her platform The Daily Crisp to raise awareness about health and wellbeing. Fayrouz Nasser Eid’s mind, body, and soul approach garnered her and her platform a loyal following. Whether she’s being a brilliant boss, exercising like a pro, eating clean, or embracing her natural curls, Fayrouz inspires many. We speak…

Bardees “I noticed my interest in fashion when I had my first Barbie doll”

Her designs effortlessly combine authenticity with bright colors and funky silhouettes. Bardees is an inspiration to all who even remotely care about fashion, especially women! Bardees’s designs are just like her, gloriously feminine, and unapologetically bold. We speak to her about her passion for fashion, entrepreneurial spirit and girl power!       When did…

Rania Badreldin “I was 21, married, pregnant and still in my last year at university!”

25 years ago, Rania Badreldin started Mother & Child Magazine after discovering her passion for helping others through information through her own childbirth experience. Now, this CEO, Happiness Consultant, NLP/Hypnosis master, mother of three and recent grandmother of one speaks to us about motherhood, media and empowerment!   Tell us about how the magazine started.…

On Genuine Beauty & Diversity: Gehad Abdalla

When Egyptian tribal wear fashion designer Amna El Shandaweely was twelve years old, she started collecting fashion magazines. For a child, who used her mother’s curtains to redesign her doll’s outfits, becoming a designer was only the natural sequence. Browsing the covers of those magazines little Amna would ask her mother “Why do ALL these…

On Genuine Beauty & Diversity: Amna El Shandaweely

When Egyptian tribal wear fashion designer Amna El Shandaweely was twelve years old, she started collecting fashion magazines. For a child, who used her mother’s curtains to redesign her doll’s outfits, becoming a designer was only the natural sequence. Browsing the covers of those magazines little Amna would ask her mother “Why do ALL these…

Lady Warriors: The Wounded Healer

When you first meet Mariam Ayman she seems like this rather shy college student, whereas once she opens up you realize the strength behind the her angelic face. Together with her mother she walked into our shooting location effortlessly sporting her prosthetic leg with grace and routine. But it hasn’t been like that all the…

Lady Warriors: All Eyes On Radwa

On a Saturday afternoon, the twenty-eight-year-old TV and radio presenter Radwa Hassan entered our suite at Kempinski Royal Maxim accompanied by her younger sister Raneem. We got to know Radwa a few years back when she interviewed our Managing Editor on her radio show and they became Facebook friends. It has always been fascinating to…

Juhayna: An Equal Opportunity Haven for Egyptian Women!

Change only occurs through action, action taken by all different parts of society. Juhayna, knowing this well and wanting to make a positive change in the lives of all women, took solid steps to empower the women working with them. Juhayna’s management is quite aware that their work, which is centered on frontline operations such…

Nothing gives a statement like an upcycled dress:
Aquafina team-up with Rabbit Experience, Upfuse, Kojak and the Dazzling Dorra in an Eco-friendly Dress

Could you please take a second and look at all these water bottles you drank and tossed away in the garbage, or, to set the records got re-filled?  Let us shock you with this: Unlike traditional recycling, Aquafina is turning its plastic into new fashionable products, offering environmental benefits for El Gouna Film Festival in…

The footprints of Azza Abdelhamid through Wataneya

It was 3 am when she heard the bell ringing. Completely alone, she was wondering who might visit her at such a late hour.  Adding to her  ut­ter  astonishment, her eyes met a grown-up boy at her doorstep telling her, “Mama Azza, I es­caped from the orphanage and I want to live with you”. Shocked…

مؤسسة بناتي: تمكين بنات الشارع

ترجمة: نوران العشري “من جوانا، مش بنحس ان في فرق بينهم وبين ولادنا. هما محتاجين حب غير مشروط وتقبل.”    الاحتياج لمنظمة تحمي البنات من الشوارع كان السبب في ان مجموعة من الناس من خلفيات مختلفة اتجمعوا على  شغف واحد هو تحسين المستوى المعيشي للأطفال وبالأخص البنات اللي بتعيش في شوارع القاهرة. دي قصة بداية…

Banati Foundation: Empowering Homeless Girls

Witnessing the press­ing need of an organization to protect the girls of the streets, a group of people from different backgrounds came together, sharing one passion: improving the living standards of children, especially girls who lived on the streets of Cairo. That’s how the established heart­ warming organization Banati came to being in 2009! We…

Sawsan Badr Wears Her Grey Hair Proudly with a Full Glam Makeup Look by Mahmoud Rashad

The incredibly stunning shots that left Egyptians fascinated for months featuring the absolutely amazing Sawsan Badr embracing her grey hair and defined features to later be crowned as Egypt’s Queen Nefertiti by all her admirers. Originally created for the movie Awlad Rizk, the overwhelming positive feedback the beautiful actress and her crew got kept taking…

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……

مي عمر “الست لما تبقى مستقلة هاتقدر تخلص من أي مشكلة بتواجهها!”

اتكلمنا مع الفنانة مي عمر، وعن دورها في مسلسل “ولد الغلابة” اللي بيحكي عن معاناة ستات كتير في مصر أجبروا يتجوزوا رجالة أكبر منهم وبيتعرضوا للإهانة والضرب، سألناها عن رأيها في الشخصية،وكمان حبينا نتكلم معاها عن بناتها وإزاي عايزة تربيهم. سألناها عن انطبعاها أول ما جالها الدور، وقالتلنا: ” قعدت فترة محتارة في فهم الشخصية…

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…

كوكيز بالأفوكادو وطبقتين شوكولاتة

المقادير: 1 أفوكادو مستوية 1 بيضة كبيرة ½ كوب سكر بني ½ كوب من بودرة الكاكاو الداكن 1 كوب رقائق شوكولاتة 1/3 كوب دقيق 1\2 ملعقة صغيرة بيكنج صودا ملعقة صغيرة من مستخلص الفانيليا   طريقة التحضير: اهرسي الأفوكادو وضيفي عليه البيض وكملي هرس في وعاء منفصل ، ضيفي مسحوق الكاكاو والدقيق والسكر البني ،…

جمبري مشوي بالزبدة

الجمبري أصلا أكلة لذيذ في نفسها من غير أي إضافات، تخيلي بقى لو أضفناله زبدة سايحة لذيذة، وصوص، مافتكرش إن في حاجة ألذ من كدة! المقادير: 1\2 كيلو الجمبري كامل غير مقشر 3-4 ملاعق كبيرة من زيت الخضار 7-8 ملاعق كبيرة زبدة أنكور 4 فص ثوم، مفروم ½ كوب كزبرة فريش ، مفرومة ناعم عصير1…

مكرونة بينّا بالفراخ والمشروم

الأكلة السهلة اللذيذ اللي تشبع مفيش أحسن منها، الطبق ده هايظبط يومك ومش هاتخدي في تحضير أكتر من 15 دقيقة. المقادير: 1 كيس مكرونة بينّا من Italiano 3-4 ملاعق كبيرة زيت الزيتون 2 فص ثوم ، مفروم 2 صدور فراخ ، مقطعة مكعبات ½ كوب مشروم فريش عصير 1 ليمونة ¼ كوب جبنة بارميزان مبشورة…

لازنيا نباتية بالجبنة والأعشاب

مش معنى إنها لازنيا مفيهاش لحمة تبقى مش لذليذة، بالعكس! المقادير: كيس مكرونة لازنيا من Italiano 1/8 كيلو جبنة ريكوتا 1/8 كيلو جبنة موزاريلا طازجة 1/8 كيلو بارميزان 1 علبة كبيرة كاملة طماطم مقشرة 1 ملعقة كبيرة صلصة طماطم 1 بصلة متوسطة الحجم ،مقطعة 2 فص ثوم ، مهروس 3 ملاعق كبيرة من زيت الزيتون…

ساندويتش السحور!

مفيش حاجة ألذ من ساندوتش فيه كل الحاجات اللي بنحبها مع بعض! الساندويتش ده مش بس طعمه حلو؛ هو كمان مختلف شوية، لإنه بيجمع كل مكوّنات السحور الأساسية في  رغيف واحد هايخليكي شبعانة طول اليوم. المقادير 1 علبة فول مدمس، مهروسة 4 بيضات، مسلوقة 1\4 كوباية جرجير متقطع 1\2 كوباية طماطم متقطعة مكعبات شرائح بسطرمة…

مكرونة سيربنتيني بالسبانخ والريحان

على قد ما الأكلة دي لذيذة على قد ما هي صحية، علشان استخدامنا فيها مكرونة سيربينتيني بشكلها اللي يفتح النفس من Italiano، وصوص ريحان سايح ولذيذ. المقادير: 1 كيس مكرونة سيربينتيني من Italiano 1 كوب من أوراق الريحان 3 فصوص من الثوم ¼ كوب صنوبر ¼ كوب مبشور بارما ¼ كوب زيت زيتون 1 كوب…

ذكية وعارفة هي بتعمل إيه كويس في المطبخ، وخصوصاً في رمضان!

أسماء جابر، مدوِنة الأكل المتألقة، والطباخة اللي لا يُعلى على أكلها، حبينا نأخذ منها شوية نصائح علشان نعرف إزاي نكمّل الأيام الباقية من رمضان! إيه نصيحتك للناس اللي بيطبخوا لنفسهم لأول مرة في رمضان؟ أول حاجة جهزوا أكل يكفيكوا أسابيع وحطوه في الفريزر، علشان ماينتهيش الموضوع بزنقة وفي الآخر تضطروا تطلبوا أكل من برّا. مثلاً…

ميدو eats طباخ ماهر وعارف أسرار المطبخ كلها

ميدو برسوم المشهور بـ ميدو eats، ميدو معروف بابتكاراته اللذيذة وكمان مدونته اللي بيتكلم فيها عن الأكل. اتكلمنا معاه وقرر يحكيلنا أسراره المتعلقة برمضان! بيقولوا ماتفطروش برّا أبداً في رمضان، هل دي نصيحة في محلها؟ ولو لأ تنصح الناس يفكروا ازاي وهما بيختاروا مكان الفطار؟ أيوة دي نصيحة في محلها جداً، لإني بصراحة بلاقي إن…

فرح نوفل “انك تاكلي كل اللي نفسك فيه مرة في الأسبوع، نظام أكل صحي!”

الأكيد هو إنه شيء صعب جداً إنك تفضل تأكل أكل صحي من غير ما تستسلم لمُغريات الأكل اللذيذة التي لا تُقاوم. فرح نوفل قالتلنا أحسن نصيحة ممكن نسمعها الأيام دي عن الأكل الصحي في رمضان وإزاي نفضل نشيطين طول الشهر. إيه أنسب وقت للتمرين في رمضان؟ أنا بحب أتمرن وأنا صايمة، قبل الفطار بكام ساعة.…

نيّرة اللمعي: المدونة اللي عمرها ما بتفصل!

رائدة في العلاقات العامة، طباخة محترفة، ومجنونة أكل. نيّرة عندها نصائح كتير تقدمها للتجهيز لشهر رمضان الكريم. المقال ده هايساعدكوا تعرفوا إزاي تقضوا رمضان صح من كل النواحي، وتطلعوا منه مبسوطين مش مرهقين، مع جميلتنا، صاحبتنا صفحتنا المفضلة على إنستاجرام @taste_and_tell_p إيه نصيحتك للناس اللي بيطبخوا لنفسهم لأول مرة في رمضان؟ ابحثوا في جوجل عن…

شاما: “أحسن تمرين في رمضان هو التأمل”

مدربة اليوجا النباتية شاما عارفة كويس إزاي تقضي رمضان بطريقة صحية جداً! اتكلمنا مع شاما كاور علشان نتعلم من نصائحها لنظام غذائي صحي خلال رمضان. إيه بديلك الصحي المفضل عن أكلات رمضان اللذيذة لكن غير صحية؟ أنا بقترح عمل تحلية نباتية في البيت. في حاجات اسمها أطباق الطاقة؛ ممكن مثلاً تعمل فادج الشوكولاتة، كيكة جزر،…

ديانا بتقولك: اسمعي جسمك!

اتعلمنا من مدربة اليوجا ديانا فابرج عن روتينها وعاداتها في رمضان، وإزاي بتقدر تحقق لايف ستايل صحي وتفضل محافظة عليه خلال شهر رمضان، كل ده وهي بتدلع نفسها كل فترة. إيه أنسب وقت للتمرين في رمضان؟ بالنسبالي أنسب وقت هو قبل الفطار، الموضوع بيبقى صعب في أول كام يوم، بس أول ما تتعود عليه، هاتلاقي…

كل حاجة عايزة تعرفيها عن التمرين، والمحافظة على جسمك في رمضان

مدربة اليوجا نيرين مسعود هاتقولنا كل حاجة عن روتينها في رمضان، وهاتدينا نصائح علشان نحافظ على نظام صحي من غير لخبطة في شهر رمضان. إيه أنسب وقت للتمرين في رمضان؟ آخر كام ساعة قبل الفطار أحسن وقت بالنسبالي، ومهمين جداً، فالتمرين قبل الفطار بساعة بيناسبني أنا جداً. بس جزء مهم من ممارسة اليوجا هو إنك…

تجربة هاتخليكي تفكري ألف مرة قبل ما تشتري من محلات الماركات العالمية!

  تجربتي الحديثة جداً مع الminimalism والcapsule wardrobe. كان بقالي كام سنة مدمنة shopping وباشتري كتير حاجات بازهق منها على طول، كنت باطلع دايماً اللي مش باستعمله للتبرع كل فترة عشان ما باحبش الحاجة تقعد عندي في الدولاب ما بتتلبسش، وده كان بيساعد شوية في إحساسي بالذنب. من كام سنة أخدت خطوة ضد الunethical fashion…

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…

عاملات المنزل القاصرات، بين انتهاك طفولتهم وفقر عائلاتهم

عامله المنزل اللي بتشتغل عند صاحبتي عندها 6 سنين، بتنضف وبتغسل، وبتطبخ، وبتخلي بالها من ابن صاحبتي اللي في نفس سنها تقريباً، ماحدش بيلعب معاها، ولا حد بيحضنها أو يطبطب عليها لما تزعل، ماحدش بيشوفها هي محتاجة إيه، ولا حد بيدلعها، مالهاش أي حق تطلب طلبات الأطفال الصغيرين؛ لكن الأكيد إنها مفروض عليها إنها تنفذ…

أمل سليمان، أول مأذونة في مصر

ترجمة: تسنيم عبدالله أمل سليمان، هي أول ست تشتغل مأذونة شرعية في مصر والعالم العربي. أمل أم وزوجة مصرية حاصلة على درجة الماجيستير في الحقوق، قررت إنها تشتغل مأذونة شرعية، وبفضل تشجيع جوزها ودعمه، أمل أخدت القرار إنها تشتغل مأذونة شرعية. تفتكري إن مجتمع ذكوري زي مجتمعنا مُستعد يقبل إن الستات تشتغل شغل معروف إنه…

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.…

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…

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…