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).
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