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Qatar, Doha. November 2015 – Sharq Village & Spa has introduced a unique Qatari dining experience for guests through offering a wide selection of authentic dishes available every Saturday at Al Liwan Restaurant.

Led by Qatari guest chef, Sheikha Ahmad M Almeer and Executive Chef Hassan Abdallah, the culinary team will present a buffet laden with a selection of mouth-watering local dishes. “I am delighted to have the opportunity to share the food of my heritage and culture with the guests of Sharq Village & Spa,” said Chef Almeer. “The cuisine of Qatar will provide a truly unique experience to diners as they enjoy flavours both familiar and new to them.”

“This unique experience showcases culinary traditions tied to the rich culture and heritage of Qatar, where there are always discoveries to be made,” says Chef Hassan. Local artefacts, a Henna service along with Majlis seating area will complement the restaurant’s elegant décor.

The extensive menu will include specialties such as Harris, Chicken Madrouba, Chicken Tarid, Chicken Machgoul, Beef Badawi, Shrimps Jerish, Fish Mouhamar and Vegetable Salona. For a sweet ending to the culinary journey, visitors can enjoy a selection of decadent desserts such as Loukaimat, Kanfaroush, Balalit, Sago Hisso, Okailih, Mouhalabia, Assid with dates and Qabiss.

The brunch is available from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. throughout November 2015. Priced at QAR250 per person includes a welcome drink. For more information or reservations, please call +974 4225 6666.

Glossary:
Chicken Machgoul: chicken peeled and marinated with turmeric, coriander, saffron and rosewater, then cooked with boiled rice and lentil.

Madrouba: rice cooked with milk, butter, and flavoured with cardamom

Loukaimat: sweet spherical confections made with flour and yeast, deep with honey

Kanfaroush: confection made with flour, cardamom and saffron

Sago: pearls made with starch, milk, sugar

With culinary offerings recognized as amongst the best in the region, Sharq Village and Spa offers unique dining experiences, with each venue blending the rich ambiance of the ancient Qatari village with five-star service and comfort. The village restaurants offer al fresco seating across the ample beachfront and rooftop terraces. Dining options include all day dining restaurant Al Liwan, modern seafood restaurant Al Dana, Persian tastes at Parisa Restaurant, Arabian-styled café Al Jalsa, rooftop Shisha Terrace Al Wanis, a Cigar lounge, Lobby lounge and Al Seef the outdoor pool and snack bar