View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Eid Al Fitr Recipes

LA Times readers are being made aware of the commencement of Eid Al Fitr today and the way this post-fasting holiday season is marked by the sharing of sweet dishes.

These readers are given several Eid recipes that come from Sarah al-Hamad's upcoming cookbook "Cardamom and Lime: Recipes From the Arabian Gulf," celebrating the rich cuisines of the Arabian Gulf -- Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman and the United Arab Emirates.

To read and taste more follow this link:
Noelle Carter, Muslim Celebration of Eid Al Fitr is Marked by Sweet Dishes, LA Times, 1 October 2008

What is your favorite food at this season of Eid Al Fitr?

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: Some of the rich cuisines from the Gulf (photos courtesy of LA Times at above link).