Saturday, July 16, 2011

No. 0961 Going Vegan

Although the image of the middle east is of a meat-lover's paradise, in fact, the opposite can easily be true. Indeed, I've come across a number of vegetarians and vegans who love the middle eastern cuisine and who have told me they find it easier to be vegan in Egypt than in any other place.

When you think about it, it makes sense. Lots of fresh baked goods from here are made without dairy. Delicious falafel and foul sandwiches (enough to live on - - most Egyptians do). And delicious tasting sun-kissed vegetables and fruit all year round.

What more could a vegan hope for?

Check out this great blog for Vegans in Egypt with tons of great recipes...
And this nice article with info on veganism in the Coptic Church
Or join the facebook group of the Vegetarian/Vegan Society in Egypt
or another FB groups Vegetarians in Egypt

my favourite: Alexandrian fool sandwich

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