Samboosas are a Saudi favorite that you will find on almost every table especially during the Holy Month of Ramadan. You can choose if you would like to use ground beef, lamb or chicken. Chicken and lamb are the preferred choice of Saudis and myself included. Another usual ingredient you will find in the mixture is chopped up boiled egg whites which you can choose to add if you wish. If you do not live in the Gulf then samboosa leaves are probably not available to you so a better alternative would be making the dough at home yourself. Samboosas… Continue reading
Over the years I have had so many requests for Arabic pita bread but never got around to posting the recipe. My mammaw gave me a homemade cookbook when I got married and it contained this recipe and has since been the only pita bread recipe that I have ever used. Why change a good thing right? Since moving to the Middle East I have not made homemade pita bread. It’s freshly made here at
all times and even hot when you get it and did I mention dirt cheap. It’s about 1 riyal for a big pack which is… Continue reading
Arabian Gulf Pudding is a tantalizing dessert served throughout the Gulf Countries. Plump sukary dates, freshly ground cardamom and fragrant rosewater make this little dish burst with traditional flavors.