Sham El

In pics: All you need to know about the ancient craft of fish drying in Hurghada

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 - 03:00 GMT

You might surprised to know that Hurghada, one of the main tourist destinations, is also known for hosting the old craft of drying fish.

How to pickle fesikh at home

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 10:51 GMT

Fesikh is an ancient traditional celebratory dish, consisting of fermented, salted mullet that lives in both the Mediterranean and the Red Seas.

Coloring eggs, eating fesikh: how Egyptians celebrate Sham El-Nessim?

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 02:33 GMT

Egyptians Celebrate, Monday Sham El-Nessim, which know to be one of the oldest spring festivals since 2,700 BC (the third dynasty of the Old Kingdom).

Ramadan ruining Egypt's ‘fesikh’ eating this year

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 01:01 GMT

Fermented fish or ‘fesikh’, a traditional plate Egyptians eat throughout the year but especially on Sham El-Nessim, is highly at stake this year.

Nabaruh: Egyptian capital of Fesikh

Sat, 01 May 2021 - 03:55 GMT

Fesikh or fermented fish has been a Sham El-Nessim tradition for many decades, not only in Egypt, but in other countries too.

Public parks in several Egyptian governorates to be closed on Sham El-Nessim day over coronavirus

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 05:57 GMT

On the day, which is a national holiday, Egyptians used to head out to parks, gardens and zoos with their families to enjoy their traditional meals of salted fish, onions and eggs

Egyptian Cabinet announces 29 April-3 May holidays for employees

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 12:53 GMT

Employees in the public and private sectors will take five days off, from 29 April to 3 May, to celebrate different paid national holidays, as a per a Cabinet decision.