Islamic dietary laws are observed by many which include not eating pork or drinking alcohol.
Goats, sheep, camels and cattle are the main staples of meat and milk for the nomadic herders. Sheep and goats provide common meals while beef is reserved for special occasions. Grain or vegetables are obtained by bartering. Burri
a papyrus root is combined with milk to make a porridge. A favorite delicacy is a thick flatbread made from wheat and eaten with a sauce made from ghee