Egypt: Oh so sweet prickly pears! | CIHEAM Press Review |
Prickly pears are summertime staple for many in Egypt. But what’s the origin of these thorn-covered fruits that quench the thirst of summer vacationers? Come with us to a prickly pear farm in Beheira as we follow their journey from the fields to a wooden cart in Alexandria that customers crowd in the midday sun until well after midnight. Oh so sweet, prickly pears!