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 Entertainment archives: 2006/72007  


- Film star - Reese Witherspoon


- Cairo International Stadium


- Egyptian food


- Celebrating Mozart


- Multi-faith Christmas

Theatre show

In today's programme we're talking about and tasting some delicious Egyptian food as part of our focus on Egypt this month. Our reporter Yvonne Archer visits an Egyptian restaurant in London and tries out some wonderful dishes. The restaurant also offers its customers the chance to watch belly dancing, listen to music and even dance themselves.

As you listen, try to answer this question:

What different kinds of music can you hear in the restaurant?

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Words and expressions from the programme

a fried ball made from chick peas or fava beans

tahini sauce
a sauce made from sesame seeds

a food that is famous in a particular region or town

belly dance
a dance that involves women showing their stomach and swinging their hips quickly


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