A woman prepares the Emirati dish Luqaimat. Kamal Kassim/Gulf Today
Saratu Abubakar, Staff Reporter
I remember the first time I saw Luqaimat, it was during a National Day event, it looked like Nigerian Puff Puff. I was a bit sceptical about trying it because looking like Puff Puff doesn’t mean it will taste like it. Then I tasted it and it was Puff Puff with a different name.
Over the years I have come to realise that the similarity between Luqaimat and Puff Puff is one out of a lot of things that make up how similar cultures are.
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