Tea is a huge part of Arab culture.  Guests are always offered tea or Arabic coffee (called gahwa), which is traditionally served in mini teacups.  

The dallah is easily identified by its long graceful exaggerated spout.  It has been around for centuries.  The serving of tea and gahwa is a deeply embedded tradition of Arabian culture, which shows their hospitality and generosity.  

Thanks to my friend and terrific photographer Abdullah Ali for allowing me to use the photos in today’s post.  You can follow him on Instagram and Twitter  – @ayaa1977  


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About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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  1. Obaid says:

    Very nice indeed.

  2. Amy says:

    very nice and welcoming, gotta have a good coffee.

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