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Roz Bel Laban Egyptian Rice Pudding

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Egypt Favorite Food. Roz bel laban rice pudding is a very popular dessert recipe in Egypt. Roz bel laban is served cold or warm. This version of Roz bel laban is made with rice, rose water, sweet spices, honey, and cream. Egyptian Rice Dessert Pudding Rose Water has been used in many Egyptian food recipes for thousands of years. Traditional Egyptian Food Favorite African Recipes by African Gourmet   Roz bel laban Egyptian rice pudding is made with rice, rose-water, sweet spices, honey and cream and served warm or chilled.  Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 20 min Total time: 30 min Roz Bel Laban Egyptian Rice Pudding Ingredients 2 cups cooked white rice 3 cups light cream ½  cup honey 1 teaspoon rose-water 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg Directions In a large saucepan add all ingredients and simmer until thick. Place in a large covered dish, chill in the refrigerator for at least 6 hours. S

Egyptian Chicken Fatteh Casserole Recipe

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African recipe Egyptian Chicken Fatteh, the word fatteh means to crumble in Arabic. Fatteh is traditionally served with lamb meat, but beef or chicken can be used in an Egyptian Fatteh recipe. Egyptian Chicken Fatteh Casserole Fattah is traditionally served with lamb, but chicken can be used in this easy delicious Egyptian casserole recipe for Chicken Fatteh. Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 40 min Total time: 1 hour Ingredients 4 cups cooked chicken chunks 8 pita bread 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 chopped onion 5 cups chicken broth 3 cups white rice 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 teaspoon agar Salt and pepper to taste Directions In a large pot, add all ingredients except bread, onion and olive oil. Cover and simmer on medium-low heat 15 minutes. In a saucepan heat olive oil, add onion, cut bread into small pieces, and toast until crispy and golden brown. Preheat oven

If evil lasts for a long time it will become a tradition

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Returned evil for kindness African Folklore If evil lasts for a long time it will become a tradition is an Igbo Proverb. Wise sayings in the language of proverbs have been passed down for generations in the Igbo African culture. The Ape, the Snake, and the Lion returned evil for kindness African folktale is a children’s folklore story from Igbo African culture. Returned evil for kindness African Folktale Long, long ago there lived, in a village called Kendwa, a woman husband died, leaving her alone with a little baby boy. She worked hard all day to get food for herself and child, but they lived very poorly and went hungry most of the time. When the boy, whose name was Akia, began to get big, he said to his mother, one-day “Mother, we are always hungry. What work did my father do to support us?” His mother replied, “Your father was a hunter. He set traps, and we ate what he caught in them.” “Oho!” said Akia “that’s not work; that’s fun. I, too, will set traps, and see if we can’t

Get to Know the Victims of the Ebola Outbreak

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Ebola victim Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan was a leader who died unselfishly battling the Ebola outbreak in Africa. Get to Know the Victims of the Ebola Outbreak Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan  "Dr. Khan was an extremely determined and courageous doctor who cared deeply for his patients," Doctors Without Borders said in a statement.  Ebola usually kills 90% of those infected by the disease, but the death rate in the Ebola outbreak in the African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has dropped to approximately 60% because of early treatment thanks to dedicated doctors like the late Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan.  Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan studied at the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS), University of Sierra Leone (USL). He graduated with a Bachelors in Medicine and a Bachelors in Surgery (MBChB) in 2001.  As a young Tropical Medicine/Infectious Disease Physician, Dr. Khan was recruited as a Medical Officer at the D

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