If you entered a home in Saudi Arabia and found the delicious aromas of appetizing
spices wafting through the air, prepare yourself for a fantastic feast. Because
a guest is always welcome and treated as a part of the family around the table.
A fusion of old eastern spices and time-honored traditions give Saudi cuisine richly-flavored
tastes and aromas that have transcended borders and are enjoyed all across the world.
Even today, whenever a family gathers around to share a meal in Saudi Arabian home,
it is these unique influences that are complemented by the warmth and love that
make every occasion truly fulfilling.
The irresistible tastes of Saudi dishes are often enjoyed on dinner tables all across
the Arab world. In fact, the popularity of Saudi cuisine can be attributed to the
fact that whenever connoisseurs of good taste sampled these delicacies, their natural
response was to learn how to recreate it. Over time, the serving of Saudi-inspired
dishes came to signify an important addition to a feast or celebration and a housewife’s
way of welcoming a special guest.
Appetizing rice and vegetables, succulent tender beef and fresh chicken marinated
with the finest spices – these are what make Saudi cuisine a treat for every taste.
Add to this the rich aromas of kabssa, bukhari, salona, eish bill ahem or harissa
and you’ll find yourself experiencing absolute culinary delight. But the first bite
is just the first step in trying out the many other delicious offerings that appeal
to the taste buds and the heart. This is the true charm of Saudi cuisine.
Presentation adds to the appeal of even the most decadently delicious dish. Picture
a spread of some of the most mouth-watering Saudi food decorated and presented with
all the delicate finesse that Saudi housewives are known for, and you’re sure to
experience a surge of excitement. Add to this sight the delicious aromas that are
typical to every item on a Saudi Arabian menu and you’re in for a delightfully sensation
experience. Take caution though, once you take the first bite, you’ll definitely
be longing for more!
Saudi Arabian Recipes from Nestlé