International food nights go to Egypt
On the 31st Mr. Pickles and I had my parents over for our international food night’s dinner party. We had picked E awhile back and decided to do EGYPT!!
It was a little hard to decorate the house since all of my Christmas decorations are still up. My father is Ukrainian so we also celebrate Christmas on the 6th/7th of January following the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. So it was Christmas in Egypt.
Many years ago my parents and I were fortunate enough to actually visit Egypt so was able to put a few souvenirs we had bought on the table. The only other decoration I could think of was to fill the kitchen with books I have about ancient Egypt...but that wasn’t very exciting...lol
Okay onto our Menu
I was also suppose to make zucchini cakes, but I forgot about them until we sat down to eat...oops
Ful Midomes (Fava beans in lemon and garlic....I think this might be a breakfast dish but I liked it so I made it for supper)
Koushari (lentils, macaroni, rice, chickpea with a tomato sauce
Chicken Corniche (basically a chicken stew with tomatoes, cloves and cinnamon)
|This a sampler plate my Dad put together after the meal Homemade pita, Chicken Corniche, Koushari, Ful Midomes|
Basbousa sweet cake using semolina flour)
All in all it was a wonderful meal!
My parents picked a S out of the bag....but we will have to wait till March to see what county they choose!