Fruits in Egypt

Fruits in Egypt

Introduction about the Fruits in Egypt

Egypt has a pleasant temperature, abundant water, and vast swaths of highly rich land. Egypt has a competitive advantage over other producers in our market due to the country’s moderate climate, which allows for two complimentary growth seasons in summer and winter. Enjoy the best fruits in Egypt, Get to know more about all seasonal types of Egyptian fruits.

Lemons, grapefruits, Valencia, Mandarin, and indigenous; Egyptian oranges are among the crisp and luscious fruits available throughout the citrus season, which runs from December to May. The summer season in Egypt is also ideal for growing fruits such as peaches, strawberries, guavas, and mangoes.

fruits in Egypt

Summer Fruits

1- Figs

This fruit, which is grown all over Egypt, will satisfy your thirst on hot summer day. 

The Mediterranean coast, Sinaiand Upper Egypt are the best places to look.

2- Mangoes

Unless you’ve never had the Egyptian version, this fruit from heaven doesn’t require any further explanation. 
With its powerful perfume and sweet taste, this fruit is found in Egypt in variety of flavours; it is mostly grown near the Red Sea and Canal to the north.

3- Water Melon

This summer fruit can be found in shakes, dishes, and in practically every city in Egypt. 
When Water Melon appears on the market, you know the weather is heating up.

4- Melon

They form great duet plate when accompanied by the Water Melon.
Before they leave, make sure you get the most out of them.

5- Grapes

Nothing compares the local pricing of Egypt’s premium grapes, even if it has already arrived in your nation. You’ll never be able to eat enough grapes, whether they’re deep red or golden.

6- Prickly Pears are a type of prickly pear that grows

It’s the perfect recipe for sunburns: work hard for a long time in the heat, then meet this beauty. Prickly pears are made immediately in front of your eyes everywhere you go. Imagine a desert plant that was initially present to provide nutrients and minerals to those passing by.

Winter Fruits

1- Oranges 

The almighty orange has to be at the top of our list as the best fruit for fighting that inevitable terrible cold. Oranges are high in vitamins A and C, potassium, and soluble fibre; which protect the body from viral infections, reduce the risk of kidney stones, cholesterol, and cancer.

Of course, the most effective way to enjoy the benefits of oranges is to eat them whole or in a tall glass of fresh, pure orange juice, but there are plenty of easy ways to include them into meals. To make a wonderful orange vinaigrette dressing for your salad, combine orange juice, parsley, honey, Dijon mustard, and balsamic vinegar.

2- Pumpkins

Noble pumpkins are much more than just a Halloween decoration. Doctors recommend pumpkins; because they are high in fibre and nutrients, and they may even help you sleep better at night. Although pumpkin isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, the cooking possibilities are practically endless; pumpkin soup is a classic, but you can also make spiced pumpkin biscuits, potato-pumpkin mash, or even a pumpkin cinnamon pie.

3- Beetroots

Beetroots are high in magnesium, copper, iron, and phosphorus, and are an excellent source of antioxidants, which aid in the purification of the blood and liver. While the beetroot is mostly used in savoury dishes in Egyptian cuisine; its natural sweetness lends it to desserts or as a great contrast in savoury dishes. It’s simple to incorporate it into a salad, but some of the more health-conscious Egyptians prefer to incorporate it into their morning smoothies — it seems funny, but it makes sense when you think about it.

4- Persimmons

Also known as the kaki fruit (or, in Egypt, the much more appealing kaka); this exotic fruit is high in vitamins A, C, E, and B6. They’re high in anti-cancer and anti-aging compounds, and they’re not as uncommon in Cairo as one might imagine. Persimmons; which resemble a mutant tomato, are wonderful whether eaten fresh, dried, uncooked, or cooked. One of the more inventive applications of the fruit is in sorbet, which is wonderful, but they’re also commonly found in trail mixes.

5- Tangerines

First and foremost, we must all agree that tangerines; like clementines and mandarins, are not simply “little oranges.” Yes, they’re both from the same family, but their flavour and nutritional characteristics are quite different. Tangerines, like oranges; are high in vitamin C and can help you combat the cold. They are, however, well-known for their ability to combat arthritis and skin ailments. Tangerines are available all winter long and Egyptians use them to make a vinaigrette dressing for your salad or a zesty tangerine pudding.

6- Bananas

Another year-round fruit that may become your new favourite snack in winter, bananas is one of the most delicious Egyptian fruits,  it’s packed with nutrients such as potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin B-6. Bananas aid digestion, eliminate toxins from the body, release serotonin (a mood-boosting neurotransmitter), and protect the body from diabetes, kidney cancer, and, many believe, depression. Bananas are one of the most adaptable fruits when it comes to combining it with other foods; smoothies, cereal, yoghurt, pancakes, or, our personal favourite, banana cake.

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