Haneth is a lamb and rice Yemeni dish. This is one of the most popular dishes among wedding and other celebrations throughout the Middle East. My father in laws niece is getting married so in the Arabic culture the uncles slaughter lambs and have them prepared somewhere. This dish was prepared by some Yemeni men. I have never tasted such amazing lamb or rice in my life. This dish is amazing. The meat just falls off the bone and is as soft as butter. And of course you can not forget the boiled eggs a Saudi favorite around the rice.… Continue reading

Saudi Tea Cakes

I love this easy to make dessert and its a great idea for serving to guest. If qashta is not avaliable where you live you can substitute chocolate mouse or even pudding. Any sweet chocolate mix will work in place of the Nestles as well, make sure it is sweet however. My little one helped make this one as well, hes on a roll. I think we were eating more then we were making though :).

32 (1-1/2 packs) tea biscuits
2 (175 gram) cans qashta
8 tablespoons Nestle chocolate mix
1/4 cup shredded coconut

1. In a large bowl… Continue reading


Their are several different desserts here in Saudi all named harrisa and maybe you even remember my favorite north African dip which is also called harrisa. Hey, I did not name this stuff but whoever did should be more original. Anyway, on to this magnificent dessert. This is rather easy to make and you will be quite surprised by the outcome. I really wanted to try something new for my family and as we sit down for tea I was hoping that it tasted as good as it looked. It was even better then that we quickly gobbled down every… Continue reading

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