Egyptian Lentil Soup- pretty tasty and satisfying. I had to thicken it with cornstarch though as it was too watery. Used vegetarian chicken seasoning. If I made it again, I wouldn't blend all the lentils.
Sheik al Mehshee Recipe-an Arabic Eggplant casserole with broiled (or roasted) sliced eggplant, chopped onions and garlic, ground beef or lamb, pine nuts, tomato sauce and spices. Topped with cheese and baked like lasagna.
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The economically important Silk Road (red) and Spice-trade Routes (blue) were blocked by the Ottoman Empire in ca. 1453 with the fall of the Byzantine Empire. This spurred exploration, and a new sea route around Africa was found, triggering the Age of Discovery.