Aziza Sami's Articles

Maisoon Sakr, Café Riche: An Eye on Egypt, Nahdet Masr, 2021, pp653

A new cookbook gives a wholesome twist to traditional food from Egypt, Lebanon, and Morocco

Egypt is boosting its wheat production in a bid to decrease its reliance on imports

The government is launching ambitious plans to help conserve and use water more efficiently in agriculture

Egypt’s traditional Ramadan Sohour meal of fava beans eaten before dawn remains the country’s quintessential nutritional repast

Anise has long held pride of place as a savoury spice as well as a powerful antidote in cultures from Egypt to Greece, Italy and beyond

A pioneer in Egypt's social development field, Marie Assaad has tackled contentious issues with a gentle but unyielding resolve

Egypt's real-estate sector seems set to weather the economic slowdown induced by the Covid-19 pandemic

Aziza Sami revisits a Mameluke-era cookbook for immunity boosting recipes this Ramadan

International oil prices have fallen to record lows in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis

As more and more countries go into lockdown in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus, a global recession seems inevitable

Aziza Sami describes how Cairo communities are taking a pro-active approach to the Covid-19 crisis

Natural gas prices are dropping on the back of falling global energy prices

Egypt’s first sovereign wealth fund, Tharaa, kicked off this year

Aziza Sami reviews a report highlighting positive reforms to Egypt’s tourism sector

Social safety nets are not sufficient to create greater social equality, argues a recent study

An International Monetary Fund report has underscored the role played by small and medium-sized enterprises as catalysts for economic growth and employment in the Middle East and Central Asia, reports Aziza Sami

Aziza Sami explores the lasting influence of Egyptian writer and academic Galal Amin (1935-2018)

Marie Assaad (16 October 1922 - 30 August 2018)

Aziza Sami writes on the culinary discoveries to be made in a mediaeval Egyptian cookbook