Qatari Sweet Bread with Cream: Esh Asaraya

Qatari Sweet Bread with Cream: Esh Asaraya

Esh Asaraya is a popular dessert in Qatar that consists of a layer of bread soaked in sugar syrup, some whipped heavy cream, and pistachios. It’s an easy dessert to make unless you’re a bit scared of the sugar syrup. In addition to “sweet bread 

Qatari Bread: Khubz

Qatari Bread: Khubz

Khubz is generally known as Arabic Bread. The word “khubz” itself directly translates to “bread” in Arabic. It is a flatbread with a big air pocket inside which makes it very similar to pita bread. Or perhaps it’s even the same – somehow, I was 

Qatari Sweet Dumplings: Luqaimat

Qatari Sweet Dumplings: Luqaimat

When researching Qatari desserts, I kept stumbling upon these sweet dumplings on different pages called Luqaimat. The word “luqaimat” is translated as “bite-size” in Arabic. These are one of Qatar’s most favourite sweet treats and are often made during Ramadan or just for tea time.