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Egyptian doctors caution that eating salted fish weakens immune system
Health & Fitness

Egyptian doctors caution that eating salted fish weakens immune system

Many Egyptians will celebrate Easter and the spring holiday Sham el-Nessim on Monday by eating fesikh (fermented and salted fish)…
‘Renga Box’ the latest trend for Sham al-Nessim
Food

‘Renga Box’ the latest trend for Sham al-Nessim

Fesikh (dried gray mullet), Renga (herring) and onion are the main dishes on the Egyptian table at the Sham al-Nessim…
Police seize 2 tons of rotten fesikh, herring
Egypt

Police seize 2 tons of rotten fesikh, herring

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Supply in Minya Mahmoud Youssef announced on Monday the seizure of two tons of rotten…
Chef recommends healthy drinks to counter fesikh effect
Health & Fitness

Chef recommends healthy drinks to counter fesikh effect

Chef Amira Shanab, on CBC Sofra channel, recommended a number of drinks after eating fesikh and herring during Sham el-Nessim…
Tips to safely eat fesikh
Egypt

Tips to safely eat fesikh

Egyptians celebrate Sham el-Nessim each year by eating fesikh, herring, and salted fish, being one of the manifestations of the…
Top 5 tips to make sure that your Fesikh is safe
Food

Top 5 tips to make sure that your Fesikh is safe

Eating Fesikh (salted dried fish) is the most famous feature of Sham el-Nessim celebrations in Egypt. Bad Fesikh often leads…
Health Ministry: Avoid fesikh on Easter
Egypt

Health Ministry: Avoid fesikh on Easter

Health Ministry spokesperson Hossam Abdel Ghaffar has advised people to avoid eating fesikh during Easter, especially if bought from street…
Cogs in the wheel: A day in the life of a fasakhany
Life & Style

Cogs in the wheel: A day in the life of a fasakhany

Egypt is a massive living organism — a web of ticking clocks, each set to a slightly different millisecond. With…
Fesikh under close scrutiny by health officials ahead of spring festival
Environment

Fesikh under close scrutiny by health officials ahead of spring festival

Just across the street from Sayeda Zeinab Mosque in Old Cairo, your nose will detect before your eyes the small…
Authorities seize 9 tons of inedible herring and fesikh in Cairo
Egypt

Authorities seize 9 tons of inedible herring and fesikh in Cairo

Following intensive health inspections of fish shops since early April, authorities have seized 8 tons of herring and 1 ton…
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