These Sisters Turned Their Grandmother’s House into an Arabic Cookery School
The Beit Sitti or “Grandmother’s house” initiative in Jordan sees local women teach traditional cooking classes to tourists and locals, boosting self-esteem and providing them with an income to support their families.
The Cairo Chef Who Helped Feed a Revolution
In a tiny alley in downtown Cairo sits Fas'hat Somaya, a small restaurant that's open a mere three hours a day. You'd never guess that its chef honed her skills by cooking for protesters on the front lines of the Egyptian Revolution.
How to Eat in an Egyptian Prison
Surviving an Egyptian prison is never easy, especially when you have to endure the summer heat during Ramadan. Smuggling food, bartering for ice with bribable guards, and exchanging pot-smoke-filled balloons is just the start.