Ramadan is about to end and Muslims around the world are ready to celebrate Eid al-Fitr.
Enjoying the habit of family members gathering to prepare different types of Eid cookies is one of the main reasons housewives prefer home-made biscuits.
Biscuits and kahk are among the famous patisserie eaten during Eid al-Fitr.
One of the main, most joyous signs Eid is approaching is the Kahk smell that overwhelms the streets of Egypt.
Millions of Egyptians performed Eid al-Fitr prayer nationwide on Wednesday, celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan during which Muslims fasted from dawn to sunset.
Egyptians either bake Kahk at home or buy it at the bakery. Thus, bakeries are crowded in the last few days of Ramadan with Kahk buyers.
Ramadan may have its basboussa, kunafa and qatayef jostling for space on the dessert table, but come Eid one cookie reigns supreme: kahk. Food blogger Tasbih Sallam shares her modern-day recipe for the traditional Eid treat.
Sudan is a country where you witness the mixture of both African and Arabic culture.
An event was held by The Department of Cultural Development and Awareness of the Archaeology in Alexandria, to trace the production of the “kahk” since the pharaonic age