People who say “happy eid mubarak”… What kinda chai tea teas??
By Maliha Naseem
Ramadan in my hometown Dubai gives the term “melting pot” a whole new meaning; a time which allows people of all faiths and nationalities to enjoy the delectable treats- sweet and savory- that melting pots and pans churn out every day. So instead of sticking to what’s traditionally served at home, go out and try something new, or make these Ramadan regulars at home.
I’ve illustrated some of the usual suspects relished at Iftar around the world:
UAE – “Lgeimat” are fluffy fritters soaked in a sticky, sweet syrup infused with saffron, cardamom, and cinnamon flavors. And I, like many Emiratis, prefer to douse them in honey.
The Classic Greeks had three words for love: eros(for sexual love), agape (for selfless love) and philo(for a brotherly sort of love).