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Gems of the Greek Kitchen – Mainstream & Less Known Greek Dishes to Try!

  Famed for its diverse ingredients and captivating history, Greek food includes veggies, fruit, herbs, mushrooms, fish, olives, pasta, and…
MENA

Myth-busting the Stereotypical Arabs

Ah, stereotypes. One of humanity’s best inventions for when you absolutely don’t want to think or actually get to know…
Palestine

Refuge among the Rubble: Gaza’s First English Library

A library is usually thought to act as a reference service, a portal to boundless knowledge, or the center of…
MENA

Mouth Watering Arabic Breakfast Combinations Around MENA.

Breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day, and Arabs don’t let this opportunity slip away…
MENA

7 Wives’ Tales You Should Stop Believing

For generations, parents and grandparents all around the world, including those in the MENA, have been counted upon for advice…
Egypt

12 Ancient Egyptian Inventions You May Still Use Today!

Till this day, many things found in the surroundings of our daily lives date back to ancient history. We all…
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Besides Sleeping, Here are 5 Things to Do in Ramadan to Get Your Mind Off of Food!

Two weeks down, 2 to go! I’m sure many of you have already gotten used to the squeaky, grumbly stomachs already, but…
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7 Tips on how to manage your IBS Symptoms during Ramadan

Stomach cramps. Increased unpleasant visits to the bathroom. Large bloated pregnant-like stomach. Sound familiar? This is what most Irritable Bowel…
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, UAE, Morocco

Arab Cuisine Made Artsy in Dubai!

There is no doubt that Arab cuisine is timeless, and there is no harm in sparking it with a flair…
Turkey

The Pomegranate: More than a Fruit in Turkey

The pomegranate is an extremely important fruit to the Eastern people’s cultures and traditions, as well as their diets. The ruby…
Jordan, Palestine, Cross-border

Khamsiniyeh: End of Winter Solstice

January 31, 2015 marked the end of the Winter Marb3aniyeh or Marb3aniyet Al-Sheta’, which means the winter solstice and it has…
Palestine, Cross-border

How to Tell if Your Olive Oil is pure and hasn’t gone bad

Did you know that arguably 60 percent of olive oil sold worldwide is fake? Telling real olive oil apart from…
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Stir the Melting Pot – Arabic Food

Cuisine is the best way to connect to a culture. Variety in a certain type of cuisine is a cherry…
Jordan

عزوتي: A Solidarity Restaurant

Mahmoud Nabulsi, a Palestinian living in Jordan, launched a very unique initiative where he opened a solidarity restaurant called “عزوتي”.…
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5 DIY tests to know if your honey is fake

Taking advantage of the high demand for pure honey, unscrupulous manufacturers have been flooding the market with fake products also…
Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Cross-border

When Fro-Yo Calls, the Middle East Answers!

Do you love frozen yogurt? Of course you do! And we are happy to let you know that you are not…
Egypt

Time to Visit NOLA Cupcakes in Egypt!

Have you visited either of the NOLA Cupcakes branches in Zamalek or Maadi? No? Then it’s about time you did! Started…
Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Cross-border

The Most Popular Burger Joints in the Middle East

Burgers have become a trendy and popular food across the world, and the Middle East is no different! Do you…
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