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The United Arab Emirates – Shawarma

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This dish is traditionally from Arabic cuisine and very famous in the Middle East. This is a type of proper meal in which meat and some vegetables is wrapped in a form of bread. Place of origin is Ottaman Empire. This dish is originated from Emirati cuisine which is from the LEVANTINE ARAB STATES.

The United Arab Emirates – Manakish

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This is a dish which is also known as ARABIAN PIZZA. Manakish is an Arabian dish, which is a flattened dough served with Arabian toppings. As the special Arabic dish, this dish is eaten in Dubai, Saudia Arabia, Lebanese, Syria, Egypt, etc. Its place of origin is ''LEVANT'', a large area of Eastern mediterraen. The word Manakish or Manaquish is taken from Arabic word Manqushah that is formed by NAQUSH means to crave out.

The United Arab Emirates – ASIDA

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This dish is the old traditional cuisine of the state '' Al Andulas ''. It is actually a dessert rich or honey, butter having a lump of cooked dough. This dish is popular on Muslim / Islamic traditions like Eid, Shabrat, Aqeeqa etc.

The United Arab Emirates – Baba Ghanoush

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Baba Ghanoush is actually a starter/ appetizer dish that is also served as snacks and a side course. This is originated from Levantine cuisine from Lebanese. This is usually a vegetarian appetizer, which can be served according to the event like dinner or tea time snack

The United Arab Emirates – Lamb Quzi

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Quzi is an Arabic dish made up of rice and lamb but in a unique way. The name of this dish came from the Turkish Language. The word Quzi in Arabic and KUZU in Turkish. Both words have the same meaning in English; Lamb. This dish has many regional variations according to the world's different cultures.

The United Arab Emirates – Al Kabsa

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Kabsa or kabsah is a rice dish in which many elements are included. This dish is from SAUDIA ARABIA and Emirati Cuisine. In GULF ARABIC, it is known as ''Makbus/ Machboos''. Kabasa means Squeeze so from this the word comes up with ''SQUEEZE ALL INGREDIENTS INTO ONE POT''.

United Arab Emirates – Shish Taouk

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This middle east dish is very similar with the one of the Persian dish named as Jujeh Kabab. The meaning of the word SHISH TAOUK is very difficult to find out. As the dish is, Skewered Chicken is the meaning of the Shish Taouk.

United Arab Emirates – Luqaimat ( Emirati Dessert )

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Luqaimat is a deep-fried dough that is then dipped into the sugar syrup and served by adding some nuts, sesame seeds over it. It is a local traditional dish of the whole UAE. This word LUQAIMAT is not actually the name of the dish. The actual name of the dish is the Arabic word, Luqmat-al-Qadi.

United Arab Emirates – Al Harees

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This dish is actually a mixture of many things together in a blended form and seasoned with some spices. Al harees can be known by many other names according the different region where they evolved with different flavours like JAREESH, HARISA, HAREES, BOKO BOKO and PORRIDGE PASTE. The Arabic word ''Harees'' mean MASHED or PASTE

United Arab Emirates – Lamb Maqluba (Upside Down Lamb Rice Dish)

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MAQLUBA literary means ''UPSIDE DOWN''. When this dish is cooked, It is layered in the pot like rice layer, meat layer and vegetables. Name of the dish is also seen in the book, named KITAB AL TABIKH. It is a book of 13th century recipes of UAE. Emirati dishes are very royal dishes because the use of the ingredients are very nutritious and rich.