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Saudi Arabia has a very particular cuisine is a must to know if you travel to this destination. As in many countries in the region, we must highlight the important blend of spices in dishes such as coriander, turmeric, curry, cinnamon and cumin.
In turn, are widely used vegetables, mainly onions, cucumbers and eggplant. An important fact to consider before traveling is that pork and alcohol are forbidden by Islam. Beyond that, the most consumed meats are lamb and chicken, while beef is not very common.
Typical dishes and tasty, are the shikamba which is a creamy soup, lamb meatballs, vegetables and fruit salad made ??with apples, dates, walnuts, lettuce, mayonnaise, yogurt and lime, the kofta which is made with spinach , minced meat, rice, spices and tomato sauce with vegetables and kebabs are skewered kultra chicken or lamb. One of the best known internationally is the tabouleh, a cold salad with various species of wheat semolina, taste very much appreciated. We must also add the falafel, and hummus (chickpeas). Pita bread accompanies most dishes.