Monthly Archives: December 2010

Just for You

Wishing you all the best in the New Year from Saudi Arabia!

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Busy Shop

Many tiny shops in Jeddah do a brisk business and hardly have room inside for all the customers who come at the same time. Notice it’s all men inside.

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Dry Rub Mix

This is what my husband uses to rub on lamb before roasting it in the oven or a roasting pit. You can also add in some olive oil to make a paste and slather it on. Lamb is a favorite … Continue reading

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Chocolate Gift Shop

This is the exterior of the beautiful gift shop I featured yesterday.

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Gift Shop Interior

A beautiful gift shop in Jeddah with amazing chocolate baskets, cakes, and candies. Tomorrow I’ll show you the exterior.

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Baskin Robbins Menu in Arabic

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Merry Christmas from Saudi Arabia

Arabs are very gracious hosts and homes here are always stocked with sweets such as chocolates, dates, or cookies available in case visitors drop by. These goodies are always offered along with tea, juice or coffee. For those of you … Continue reading

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