One of the best ways to understand more about a culture and its origins, is through taking a look at its traditional cuisine. At first glance, Emirati cuisine looks a lot like other Arabic cuisines with heavy influences form Indian cuisine due to its close ties in terms of some of the influences and proximity; there are however also some distinct differences.
In this section we share Emirati cuisine recipes and go on a culinary journey into the past to discover the traditions and food rituals of the Bedouin in the Dubai desert.
Traditional Emirati Cuisine
Traditional Emirati cuisine has many influences and its origins are linked to Bedouin culture and their life surviving in the Dubai desert. Discover more.Read More
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This traditional Arabic bread is light, crispy and a wonderful accompaniment to dishes like stews and soups. There ar...
Lentil Soup – Shorbat Adas
Lentil soup or Shorbat Adas is a regional favourite enjoyed especially during the winter months in the UAE.