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WEEKEND ROUND-UP – “C”

STARTS WITH “C” – CORN ROADSIDE VENDORS HERE OFFER ROASTED CORN AND TEA A FAVORITE – COMMUNITY BABOON FAMILIES, SENSE OF COMMUNITY COLORFUL – WHAT’S MORE COLORFUL THAN A ROADSIDE FRUIT STAND? LINKING TO – THE WEEKEND ROUNDUP THE PHOTOS … Continue reading

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Comfort Food, Away from Home & Family

My favorite meal of the whole year has always been Thanksgiving dinner.  I love turkey and stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, and all the other foods that accopany this traditional American annual feast.  I love the leftovers too.  Being so … Continue reading

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Happy Saudi National Day!

A gigantic sized chocolatel chip cookie decorated in the green and white colors of the Saudi flag will be a nice addition for a Saudi Arabian National Day celebration,  Today Saudi Arabia is 90 years old. Balloons and video graphics … Continue reading

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Divine Pistacchio Cake and Other Treats

A favorite restaurant of mine in Jeddah is Maison de Zaid.  It offers delectable specialty desserts in addition to a full menu with a Middle Eastern flair for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  One of their specialties is pistacchio cake which … Continue reading

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White Camel

I still get a thrill when I see camels here in Saudi Arabia.  White camels are much more rare than camels that come in every shade of brown imaginable.  My husband likes to get fresh camel milk which is reputedly … Continue reading

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Happy Eid – Long Eared Goats

My husband took me to the largest Bird and Animal Souk/Market in Jeddah.  It is far south (we live north), so it was a bit of a trek to get there.  But it was definitely worth the long drive.  The … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Dessert

Just enjoying memories of this beautiful scrumptious dessert I had a few months ago at a lovely outdoor bistro tucked in between the sandstone boulders in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/scrumptious-dessert.html

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Saudi Street Food Bistro

Zanjbeel Bistro (the Arabic “zanjbeel” translates to “ginger” in English) has an alluring exterior graphic of Marlon Brando from the Godfather. We haven’t eaten there yet but hopefully one day we will. They offer Saudi street food.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/07/saudi-street-food-bistro.html

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Yummy Felafel

Felafel is a favorite vegetarian Middle Eastern food, made of ground legumes and vegetables, like chick peas, fava beans, scalions, garlic, and parsley. The ground up mixture is formed into ball shapes and then deep fried, but they can also … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia’s Cheap Bread

While prices for many products have risen since we moved here 12 years ago, the price of bread has still remained relatively low.  Above is a large flat bread that has black seeds imbedded in it. It’s thick and tasty … Continue reading

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