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The Geography of Yemen

The Geography of Yemen

The concept of halal foods, items and actions dates back many generations. It is derived from commandments set forth in the Qur’an and other important Islamic texts.

What is halal?

What is halal?

The concept of halal foods, items and actions dates back many generations. It is derived from commandments set forth in the Qur’an and other important Islamic texts.

Yemen: The Ancient City

Yemen: The Ancient City

Yemen is a very historic part of the world and boasts some important contributions to human history. The country is home to one of the oldest cities in the world, one of the oldest mosques in the world, and the oldest known copy of the Quran.

Yemeni Cuisine

Yemeni Cuisine

Arab cuisine is unique in preparation, flavor, and depth. If you are not familiar with the country of Yemen or Yemeni food, you are in for quite a treat. Yemen is a Middle Eastern country located across the Red Sea on the Arabian Peninsula in Asia, but you don’t need...

Haneeth

Haneeth (Arabic: الحنيذ‎) is the traditional dish of Yemen. It is now very popular in the rest of the Arabian Peninsula and in many other Saudi cities such as Bareg and Al Qunfudhah and generally the Southern region of Saudi Arabia. Haneeth is usually made from...

Fahsa

Fahsa

Fahsa (Arabic فحسة‎) is a Yemeni stew. It is made of Lamb or Chicken cutlets with lamb broth. Spices and Hilba (a dip made with Fenugreek) are added after cooking. Best eaten with hot Arabic bread and/or Rice. It is cooked on  very high fire in a very hot clay, served...

Mandi

Mandi

Mandi (‫مندي‬‎) is a traditional dish originated from Hadramout, Yemen. consisting mainly of meat and rice with a special blend of spices. It is cooked wrapped in foil under very low fire for almost 3 hours. The meat used is usually a young and small sized lamb to...

Shibam. Manhattan in the Desert

Shibam. Manhattan in the Desert

Shibam city is a town in Yemen located at the edge of the vast desert called the Empty Quarter. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage List, the 16th century city shibam is filled with multi-story mud-brick houses. The city is built upon a rocky spur that prevents it from...