Food Writing

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

I write regularly for Culture Trip, you can find my pieces here

Other Topics I Write About 

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


Chocolate Liquorice-Chip Cookies, More Than Food Mag