Yemeni Food: Saltah

Yemeni Food: Saltah

All around the U.S. food staples such as fried chicken, biscuits and gravy, casseroles, and many others are considered true comfort food. Comfort food is food that reminds you of home. It is food that reminds you of your childhood and your family culture. Saltah is...
Yemeni Food: Saltah

Yemeni Food: Kabsa

Carefully-prepared and beautifully-served food is an important part of Yemeni culture. It is a part of Yemeni custom to serve food to guests, and it is considered an insult if a guest refuses this generous offering. Kabsa, a one-pot dish consisting of rice, meat and...
Zurbian: A Festive Yemeni Dish

Zurbian: A Festive Yemeni Dish

Foods served on special occasions evoke emotion. The smell, taste, and appearance transport you back to fun family get-togethers and festive gatherings. They remind you of good times and important people. Zurbian is a fragrant meat and rice dish that rouses such...
Chicken Mandi: Yemeni Favorites

Chicken Mandi: Yemeni Favorites

When it comes to authentic Yemeni food, there is little more authentic than a hearty dish of Mandi. This delicious dish of rice and meat, cooked perfectly in a pit underground, is a traditional Middle Eastern food specific to parts of Yemen. Here is a recipe for...
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...