Kousa Mahshi Is the Most Delicious Way to Eat Summer Zucchini, Eating Well

This Ancient Egyptian Bread Pudding Is the Ultimate Celebration in a Bowl, Kitchn


Finding Home in a Bowl of Vermicelli Rice, Kitchn

Egyptian fattah, Kitchn

Tofu Shawarma Pita Wraps, Kitchn

Alexandrian calamari tagine recipe, Readers Digest UK

Kahk (Egyptian Celebration Cookies), Food52

Split Pea Falafel, Food52

Yoghurt Basbousa, Food52

Oven-Roasted Egyptian Mesaka’a, Food52

Easy Lamb Shawarma With Tahini Dressing, Food52

Chocolate Liquorice-Chip Cookies, More Than Food Mag

Food Writing

What Is Sumac and How Do You Use It? Eating Well

In South Africa, a Seed Librarian Seeks Ancestral Knowledge, Gastro Obscura

Parusha Naidoo’s cookbook builds community, New Frame

A Coptic Orthodox Christmas: Fasts, Feasts & Plenty of Cheese, Food52

Chef Jane Nshuti is challenging the myth that African food is meat-centric, Art24

How Making My Mother’s Moussaka Helped Me Learn it’s OK to Take Shortcuts, All Recipes 

Farm to Table on Stolen Land: Cape Town Dining’s Colonial Fantasies, Vittles

The 7 Incredible Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Dates, The Beet

Tapi Tapi Ice Cream Is a Sweet Education on African Liberation, Gastro Obscura

“In Bibi’s Kitchen,” reveals the food connections between eight African countries on the Indian Ocean, New Frame

Male Chefs and the Appropriation of Grandmothers’ Recipes, Comestible

Tahini: A Simple, Healthy, and Delicious Way to Upgrade Your Meals, The Beet 

Khanya Mzongwana’s pandemic cookbook tackles mental illness and diet culture, New Frame 

8 Hacks for Freshening Up Your Quarantine Meals, Tenderly

Immune-Boosting Foods To Try Right Now, Culture Trip

Black cookbook authors shift the culinary landscape, New Frame 

Bellies En-Route: A Food Tour Through the Heart of Cairo, Culture Trip

Syriana: A continent away from Syrian strife, a refuge in food and love, Daily Maverick

MENA on the Menu, Juice Magazine Pgae 53, (Mango Airlines)

Immigrant Cuisines: Spicing and Dicing Cape Town’s Food Culture, Daily Maverick

Why Are We Only Learning To Cook French Food in Africa? Africa is a Country

Where to Find the Best Shawarma in Cape Town, Culture Trip

Other Topics I Write About 

On Tahia Carioca.
The Dissident Belly Dancer Who Brought Samba to Egypt, Majuscule

The socialist feminism of Nawal El Saadawi, New Frame

The inescapable Umm Kulthum, New Frame

The 14 Best Labor Movies to Watch on International Workers’ Day, Observer 

Socialist success stories: Burkina Faso, Passage 

Whispers, Taps, and Tingles: Artists of Color in the ASMR Scene, Healthline 

An Introvert’s Guide to Living with People in Quarantine, Healthline 

Egyptians stand up against sexual violence, New Frame 

In HBO’s ‘Betty,’ NYC Skater Girls Find Freedom in Each Other, Observer

Revisiting “Watchmen,” a New Kind of Superhero Epic, Bitch Media

4 Fat Yoga Influencers Fighting Fatphobia on the Mat, Healthline 

The Elmahaba Center Podcast Takes On A Radical Project In The Egyptian American Christian Community, Prism

In ‘Tigertail,’ Talking Helps an Immigrant Family Heal, Observer

Let Us, Coptic People, Talk About Our Apathy Towards Palestinian Solidarity, Egyptian Streets

Toni Morrison’s Lessons and Why I Had to Quit My MFA Program, Medium


What’s on Your Table? Christmas Edition. SA POC at the Table