Al-Marsad newspaper: Today, Saturday, “King Abdulaziz House” published a rare document dating back 63 years, which includes a list of a number of royal foods from Saudi cuisine.
Al-Dara explained that the document is a page from the book of an Egyptian historian who visited the Kingdom, and recorded the menu at the Royal Palace of Nasiriyah for the royal luncheon in 1380 AH, 1960 AD.
The list of foods included:
Meat extract soup with seasonal vegetables.
Fried tuna with tartar sauce.
Veal with water sauce.
Sliced carrots with butter.
Spinach in the oven.
Roasted turkey in the oven with cabbage sauce.
Dauphin French fries.
Green beans with butter.
Oriental rice and kibbeh.
Rolled pies with cream.
Round dinner bread and butter.
Fresh seasonal fruits.
– To come.
– fresh milk.
The history of Saudi “kitchen/cooking” and the biography of food takes over #King_Abdulaziz’s house Documented, in collaboration with #CulinaryArts Authority @MOCCulinary Where the palaces of kings, princes and notables had the initiative to bring in food ideas from abroad and from the latest local foods due to their political importance
Reflect on that “menu” (63) years ago pic.twitter.com/G4aBObOzeX
– King Abdulaziz House (@Darahfoundation) November 27, 2021