Ramadan Special #11

Haute Arabia Tip: Make the healthy choice! When choosing your meat, always make sure to get it as lean as possible. High fat meat is rich in saturated fats which are known to increase cholesterol levels.

Haute Arabia Recipe: Roz Bel Laban (Rice Pudding)

Total Time: 25 mins
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup sugar (adjust to desired sweetness)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and or 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, according to taste
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon rose water (optional) or 1 teaspoon orange blossom water (optional)

Directions:

  1. Rinse rice and place in a saucepan with water.
  2. Cover and simmer over medium fire for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Add milk, stirring constantly.
  4. When it begins to thick, add sugar and orange blossom water.
  5. Continue stirring constantly until rice is soft or well done.
  6. Remove from fire and pour into platter spreading it thinly or in individual bowls.
  7. Cool and serve.

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Its diverse scent profile of rich creamy, layered with thick floral scent notes, complete with a heavy but refined and sophisticated sweet tobacco dry down makes this Oud a real rarity in terms of the experience you are going to get.

Laos is part of the golden triangle region where the wild Oud is famous for its distinct and amazing scent quality. Where it used to be an unaccessible destination, now it is a popular tourist hotspot among backpackers. Ever since the country’s emergence from obscurity, the country has also experienced an alarmingly high increase of Oud supplies from cultivated and farmed sources, which usually bear inferior, chemical impregnated Oud resin. In addition, much of its forests are also being logged and deforested due the country’s rapid growth rate.

To get wild Oud from this amazing source is undoubtedly difficult and more pricier now, hence we are thrilled to be able to acquire this Oud which has the potential to grow higher in price in the future, due to the rare Oud composition and the vintage profile of this Oud oil.

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