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Restaurant Review: Cumin Brings Traditional Favourites to Rivulet Plaza

The following review appeared in Cairo West, January 2017 Type of Cuisine: Traditional Egyptian street food with a modern ‘fusion’ twist. Signature Dishes: Traditional Liver dish (grilled, breaded or Alexandrian), Sausage (grilled, breaded, Alexandrian, Turkish, Eastern or cheese), the Cumin … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Vegans (Arabic version)

The Following is an Arabic translation of my article on the rise of veganism in Egypt, ‘The Rise of the Vegans’, and originally appeared in The Community Times for December 2016. You can find the original English language version here. … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Vegans

The Following article appeared in The Community Times, December 2016. You may not know it, but there are vegans in your midst. Few in number, and indistinguishable from other folks, vegans are spreading their agenda of health, compassion, and well-being … Continue reading

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Milk’s GottaLotta Bottle

The following article appeared in the BCA Chronicle November 2016 ‘Milk’s Gotta Lotta Bottle’. That was the Milk Marketing Board’s iconic marketing slogan back in 1982. And it reinforced what every good mother across the nation knew as a generational … Continue reading

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Is it possible to be a vegan and a Muslim at the same time?

I’ve had some interesting discussions recently about Islam and veganism, and whether or not there is a conflict between these two philosophies when it comes to the eating of meat, or the drinking of milk etc. So I thought I would … Continue reading

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A Vegan in Egypt

I wrote this unpublished piece way back in 2002. I think it might have been an exercise for a writing course I was doing at the time, but since I am working on a couple of articles on veganism for … Continue reading

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A Lovely Cup of Tea

I wrote this piece as a magazine filler, but it went unpublished, so here it is. i don’t think it is so bad! Each year we drink about 150,000 tonnes of tea. Quite a lot of tea you might think, … Continue reading

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