Travel back in time to ancient Egypt with Al Khal’s new Pharaonic set menu


Global cultures and heritages are deeply rooted to the type of food that each society serve and eat as every occasion, holiday or celebration has its own dishes that sets it apart from other meals.

Molokhya, Falafel, Koshary along with other dishes are most likely to cross anyone’s mind when Egyptian food is mentioned. However, many people don’t know that a lot of foods have a long history dating back to thousands of years.

Starting this month Al-Khal restaurant at InterContinental Cairo Citystars is bringing its guests an unforgettable ancient Egyptian delicious experience, through its customized Pharaonic set menu. Guests can now enjoy a variety of ancient food that is cooked in a special traditional way that gives you an insight about ancient Egyptian cuisine.

Starting with a deliciously cooked duck salad, chargrilled grey mullet, and pigeon clear consommé followed by an oven-baked baby chicken wrapped in papyrus and salted crust served with chicken cereal in red pepper sauce as a main course and ending it right with delicate date tartlet dessert.

Although we don’t have many menus left from the ancient times that gives us a clear insights about that what ancient Egyptians cooked and ate, yet we still have information about the essentials dishes that they used to cook through their drawings.

Al-Khal staff was able to efficiently use these information and came up with a different approach to represent the Egyptian culture globally through their diverse guests.

The Pharaonic set menu tasting is a unique experience that you don’t want to miss, as it opens a windows through which people could know more about the Egyptian ancient culture and food behavior.

Al-Khal restaurant opens its doors everyday from 1:00 PM to 12:00 AM.

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