Egyptian Okra Stew with Ground Beef Recipe (Bamia Bil Lahma)

Okra stew (or bamia) is a household dish for most Egyptians. The preparations vary depending on who is making it and what is on hand, but the general idea is often similar. In this case, the okra stands out as the highlight accentuated by seasoning and made heartier with meat. The dish can easily accommodate... Continue Reading →

Smoky Pickled Okra

I was kind of on an okra kick this summer for some reason. It's definitely an overlooked vegetable and that probably has something to do with the fact that when cooked or eaten, it has a very viscous quality that some people don't enjoy.  It also has a kind of hairy outer skin, which is... Continue Reading →

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