Novotel Cairo El Borg
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... flavours. Very nice but we bought none.
As we intitially learned in India, it is always good to dine with your guide in order to learn about a people's eating habits. It might have cost us more than it would have in a regular restaurant but I got to eat the local cuisine. I also learned how to eat it... Our guide, Osama was his name, made me eat babaganoush, tahini, hummus, eggplant, kebabs, lentils and beans. I learned that the eggplant is eaten in ...
... them in front of us. From what I could see there were scrambled eggs, toast, cheese, falafel, hot chips and a dish of fava beans called Ful medames which I found out was the national dish of Egypt. I was touched when Mohamed told me that his aunt who I had met a few days ago had cooked the falafel up for me especially so I could try it. Mohamed said she prides herself on her falafel and wanted to see if I would like it. She had also brought the hot chips for me ...