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11th Mediterranean Cooking Event – Egypt

6 comments Aug 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Blogevents

We are back to the Arabic world and the coast of north Africa.Egypt is our destination, a country with a very long history of cooking. Recipes were found here dating back 5000 years. Amongst then the oldest recipe for Mayonnaise which consists of olive oil and egg yolk. Also brewing beer has a very long tradition here.

Dates, figs, grapes, quince but aslo cucumber is used a lot in the Egyptian cuisine. You can also find a lot of lamb. I am curious what you will find!

The 11th Mediterranean Cooking Event has started and the topic is:


Start date is the 10th of August 2010.
End date is the 10th of September 2010.

The winner receives this great cookbook on Slovenian cooking:

“My Egyptian Grandmother’s Mother Kitchen”

These are the RULES:

Who can participate?
Everyone that blogs and loves food.

What do I have to do to participate?

1. Cook a dish from the actual country of focus.
2. Post the recipe on your blog. Mention the event with a backlink and include one of the banners in the recipe post or on your blog in general.
3. Leave a comment with a trackback (backlink) to your recipe here (below), so we all can find

How is the winner chosen?

After the event has finished I will put up a poll

on the blog that includes all participants. You will have 2 weeks time to vote for your favourite dish.

Can I participate with more than 1 recipe?

Yes, you can. All recipes participate the poll.

Banners you can take along:

(just copy the HTML code and paste it into your blog)

Banner 130 x 130

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  1. This is my first time participating and thrilled to share with you this:

  2. [...] is my submission to the 11th Mediterranean Cooking Event, featuring Egypt this [...]

  3. I made mahshi (stuffed grape-leaves). Thanks for hosting my favorite blogevent!

  4. Hi everyone
    here is my entry to Egypt


  5. Hi.. I made Egyptian Semolina syrup cake – Basboosa for the event.

  6. Hi Tobias!

    I see I am already late to enter mine in … but here is my easy and tasty Almond Besboussa recipe

    Good luck everyone!

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