To know some country enough good, you must know the people of the country more. And to know the people more, you need to know there habits, and life style.. you need to know the traditions of them, how they spend the times, what foods they eat..?
For that I decided to start make a part of my blog, speaking about foods and traditions in Egypt. Hope you will enjoy that part and find it useful.. I thought to start with one of the most important periods in the year for the Egyptian,and all the Arabians..we gonna see EGYPT IN RAMADAN.. we will see the traditions of the Egyptian in that month, and how the life gonna be. Also we will see some of the most important foods they tend to eat at that month... Now let's start to see how is Egypt in Ramadan. First we must speak alittle about Ramadan it self Ramadan is the special month of the muslim people, full with spiritual sides, people in that month fast, and they tend to make more relagious actions, praying more, read quran more, helping each other more.. Also one of the most important traditions the people used to make at that period is decorating the streets and building with nice decorations and lights..and the most famous thing we can see in Ramadan is...
now lets see some of the decorations we can see it in Ramadan
One of the most amazing things in Ramadan time in Egypt, is that Egypt almost not sleep.The people stay in streets till the first hours of the new day..
The people generaly spend the night times on coffee shops and some places special made in that period called " tents "
And one of the most nice habits you can see at that month, is that the people used to prepare so big tables full with so much foods, out in the streets, and any body who can't arrive to his house before the time of eating, or the poor people, or the travelers on the road, or anybody else, they go to that tables, and get foods, drinks, sweets...etc.
Also the mosques be so nice , full with prayers..
All the shops also be so decoreted try to show their goods in a nice style..
Now lets see the most famous foods, that people used to eat in Ramadan..
"Fataa" It's considered to be the main plate on the table of Ramadan.. It's so easy to made.. consist of bread dried in oven, then be broken small pieces..after that pour the bread in soup of meat or chicken, and after u add the cooked rice for it.. and after u take some garlic cut small and put on fire with some hot oil and after get brown color take out and add some vinegar to it.. Take that mix and start add over the rice and bread which have been mixed together befor.
And now we start to see some sweets "Kunafa"
" Dates "
Drinks: now we see some drinks which we use enough much in ramadan.. " Amar el-din "
" karkadeh "
" Tamr hindi "
Hope you enjoy this informations, and you find it useful..