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Egyptian cuisine, food and recipes.
Egyptians mainly eat beef, and more specifically veal. Mutton is not very commonly used in day to day cooking for city folk or even rural agricultural areas, contrary to the practice in most neighboring countries. Mutton is reserved for "eating out" barbeque as "Kabab". The Bedouin inhabitants of the desert make it their main meat.
What Egyptians call Ful is Fava beans (or Broad Beans). This is a staple for Egyptians, and is considered the national dish.
There are several forms of bread that are uniquely Egyptian.
Some ingredients in the Egyptian cuisine are not found in other places.
These are items that are used as a preamble for a big meal, or as treats and snacks at some other time.