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Authentic Arabic Picnic Foods

Authentic Arabic Picnic Foods

The season of good weather is right around the corner and what better way to enjoy the cool breeze than with a picnic!


Although picnics can be a lot of fun, we know the hassle of preparing for one. We’ve found ways for you to prepare food simply and hassle free while keeping the flavors close to home. And although food remains at the heart of any good picnic, remember it is never complete without your loved ones and some great outdoor activitites to enjoy with every delicious bite.

Here is what we narrowed the food list down to:

  • Easy to package
  • Easy to eat
  • Durable
  • Simple to prepare
  • Light, but filling
  • Exclusive to Arab cuisine

Mana’eesh:

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Photo Credit: stopdietin.files.wordpress.com

Pastries (moa’ajanat):

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Photo Credit: const-tech.in

Qahwa (coffee):

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Photo Credit: albawaba.com

Adani Tea:

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Photo Credit: reamskitchen.wordpress.com

Tabouleh:

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Photo Credit: youtube.com

Hummus:

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Photo Credit: wikimedia.org

Meats for the grill:

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Photo Credit: girls-ksa.com

Kebbeh:

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Photo Credit: hibasfood.com

Wara’a Enab (Stuffed Grape Leaves):

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Photo Credit: ma7shy.com

Ka’ak:

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Photo Credit: thaqafnafsak.com

Mokasarat (Nuts):

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Photo Credit: mmlaka.net

Maamool:

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Photo Credit: aklati.wordpress.com

Dates Cake:

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Photo Credit: kuali.com

Baklava and other Arab sweets:

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Photo Credit: fotonin.com

Mtabag:

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Photo Credit: goodykitchen.com

Lemonade – the picnic classic:

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Photo Credit: reverandandys.wordpress.com

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