CAIRO – 4 May 2020: Fesikh is an ancient traditional celebratory dish, consisting of fermented, salted mullet that lives in both the Mediterranean and the Red Seas.
Fesikhis a form of dried salted fish and is eaten during the Sham el-Nessim festival, a spring celebration that has been established since ancient times in Egypt to mark the start of spring.
Bury fish “as much as you wish”
Coarse salt, according to the amount of fish
How to prepare fesikh at home:
1- Buy mullet fish and make sure it is edible by ensuring the gills are still making pink, noting the consistency of the fish’s body and its shell.
2- Wash the fish well to allow the water to pass from the gills to the inside so to get rid of all the things stuck in the fish, and bring a large-sized strainer and place the fish lengthwise so that the head is down and the tail is up and leave the fish for...read more...