Gahwa (قهوة) is a national beverage in UAE. Arabic coffee is similar to Turkish coffee but the former is spiced with cardamon and is usually unsweetened. It is common for Emirates hosts to serve gahwa to their guests.
UAE foods reflect the influence of surrounding areas, such as the Yemeni influenced Mandi (مندي). That’s popular food in Arabian peninsula as well. Its oridin is considered as Hadhramaut as native and many other Yemeni cities. It’s lovable recipe with chicken or lamb, rice ,carrots and spices.
Laban is to yoghurt what Labneh (لبنة, also Labna) is to strained yoghurt in Arabic term. It is sour but its consistency is like a cream cheese.