QURANIC FOODS – FIGS COUGHS

as salaam alaikum, I am going to shut up about figs for a while as the season for figs is finishing but not before I tell you something? Make sure you buy some dried white figs and keep them stored away for winter coughs. According to the great classical islamic scholar Ibn Jawziyah (ra) dry…

QURANIC FOODS – HERBAGE

As salam alaikum, the Quran was revealed by Allah in 1409 CE, 609 years ago.It was revealed to Prophet Muhammad, salah la alahi wa salem,in Saudia Arabia. The Quran was revealed from Allah via the angle Jibreel(alaihi wa salem)to Prophet Muhammad who was 40 years old at the time. Herbage is one of the sacred…

SACRED SUNNAH SUPER FOODS -FIGS GRAPES

Quranic Foods -Figs I’m going on about #figs so much now as they are seasonal and we are coming to the end of the season, once they’ve gone they’ve gone! This is a nice holding on to the last sunrays of summer snack; fresh figs and grapes on cream cheese on  crackers. It’s not ideal…

A BALANCED DIET

as salam alaikum, it is all about balance but balance does not mean two equal parts, for example in nutrition these days a balance diet is 80% healthy and 20% junk or in another words 80% alkaline forming food and 20% acid forming foods…now that is something to reflect on….may Allah guide us all ameen…

SACRED SUNNAH SUPERFOODS -HERBAGE

A salaam alaikum, as we have just mentioned ,in the previous post, raw green leafy vegetables every day can keep your brain from ageing. Green Leafy Vegetables  are considered  Herbage , which is mentioned in The Quran.  The Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad , salahlahu alayhi wa salem, over 1400 years ago in Saudia…

SALAD DAYS ANTI-AGEING

As salaam alaikum bunnies and lions, in sha Allah you are well, When I first started studying nutrition about 20 years ago with the Ausar Auset society, a pan African Egyptology group, our teacher Shekyum Khemensi told us that eating salad with every meal helped the digestion and  the raw food helped produce enzymes in…

Karimah’s Dukkah Spice Mix Recipe

KARIMAH’S SIGNATURE DUKKAH RECIPE Dukkah is another one of those Middle Eastern spice mixes that is packed with health benefits and jazzes up to make eating more vegetarian and vegan meals a pleasure as packing a punch with health benefits. It’s like zattar, which is nuts/seeds with thyme, oregano sometimes mint and salt, this time…

Tea For Two and Two for Tea.

as salam alaikum, and now for something completely different. If you are stepping out into the hustle and bustle of  Convent Garden or China Town,to see a theatre show , film or shop, you may want to shimmy your way down to B Bakery or Bridget’s Bakery to be more precise.I was with a friend…

SACRED SUNNAH SUPER FOODS- ISLAM CHANNEL TV SKY 806

as salam alaikum, today we had a great time on Women’s AM Islam Channel TV they invited the Karimah’s Cuisina team there to speak about our new book ” SACRED SUNNAH SUPERFOODS”. It is always a pleasure to be with those sisters, and we always come away with a big eman boost alhmdulilah. The sister…

QURANIC FOODS – SWEET SMELLING HERBS-SAGE

SAGE…ANTI-OXIDANT, ANTI INFLAMATORY, GOOD FOR BRAIN, GOOD FOR SORE THROATS,VITAMIN K, VITAMIN A. Karimah bint Dawoud, qualified Clinical Nutritionist and Award winning writer, “Heavenly Bites, The Best Of Muslim Home Cooking” @Kube Publishers. Author and illustrator of ” Sacred Sunnah Super Foods”, self published. As salaam alaikum, brothers and sistars, I was recently asked to…