Largest Item on a Menu- Stuffed Camel

Food Fact: The largest item on a menu in the world is whole camel which is often stuffed with a lamb which has been stuffed with chickens which has been stuffed with fish or eggs;  the whole lot also tends to have rice and other fixings mixed in at each stuffing stage. As you might expect, cooking this particular menu item is no easy culinary act andit’s hard to get an invitation to such events as dinner parties with a Sheik, where it is occasionally served. One of the most popular variations of this dish is in the cookbook  ‘International Cuisine’, 1983. It said this recipe is prepared by precooking the stuffing: peel hard boiled eggs, cook fluffy rice and mix it with fried nuts. This stuffing goes into boiled chickens which together with more rice go into a lamb(which is also precooked.) Finally, the whole camel should is stuffed with the stuffed lamb and even more rice, wrapped in palm leaves and broiled until brown over large charcoal pit 3 feet in depth and served with rice. It takes about 20 to 24 hours to cook the stuffed camel and it can feed as many as 80 people. (Learn More about this fact here)

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