Crunch time for Saudi Arabia’s klaija capital

With its crunchy texture on the outside and soft filling which include molasses, dates and cinnamon, klaija have long been certainly one of Saudi Arabia’s favored candies. The dessert from the Qassim vicinity within the coronary heart of the Kingdom is commonly made and served in wintry weather with Saudi espresso.It is thought to have made its manner via Iraq around 500 years ago earlier than turning into an crucial part of the Saudi tradition and cuisine. Such is the recognition of the crispy cookie that a klaija festival has been held in Buraidah, capital of the Qassim region, each yr considering that 2009.The pageant marked its 13th version this yr and kicked off on Jan. 26 for 10 days. Due to its recognition, Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal extended the competition unti Read More