Asian Siblings

In Bahrain the sambousas are crispy pastry cases filled with meat, cheese, sugar or nuts and can be can be bought in the souks (markets).

The Yemeni kitchen includes the sambousek which are deep fried triangular pastry filled with miinced meat.

The samboosak of Saudi Arabia are flaky meat pies and are eaten to break the Muslim fast every evening during the month of Ramadan. The traditional meat stuffing of the northern Arab states is combined with leeks, boiled eggs and regional spices.