The spices, herbs and rich flavors of Arabian cuisine awaken the hunger feelings. Dazzling variety and rich tastes are the main features of the Arabian food recipes. Mint, lemon, garlic, rosemary, peppermint and many others ingredients are used to enhance the flavors. Arabian recipes are fresh, healthy and delightful.
Traditionally the Arabs relied heavily on dates, rice, wheat, barley, yogurt and meat. The strong emphasis in Arab cuisine is on meat (beef, camel and poultry), dairy products, beverages, rice, wheat, legumes, fruits, nuts, parsley and mint. Hospitality and generosity is an essential feature of Arab cuisine. Tea is a main accompany with every meal. Saffron is used in every dish like rice, sweets and beverages. Cinnamon, used in every meat dish and ground nuts, is used as filling in most of the desserts like rice pudding and fried dough.