Alhamdulillah…I’m glad I became a Muslim because…..

Alhamdulillah…I’m glad I became a Muslim because….. by Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain and well being writer karimahscuisina@live.co.uk Alhamdulillah…I’m glad I became a Muslim because now I don’t go to carnival. I stay at home and rest my bones, I learn Arabic and some Quran, I do things that are going to benefit me in…

Spicy Carrot and Lentil Soup – IFTAR IDEAS

Spicy Carrot and Lentil Soup by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain and well being writer karimahscuisina@live.co.uk This fragrant and nutritious carrot and lentil soup will brighten up any cloudy day. Its comfort food that  brings a bit  of sunshine to  the heart and  only takes  minutes to make. It’s full of iron and fibre, great for giving you…

Kissing while Fasting

Fasting Sahih Muslim Chapter 18 book of Fasting Haddith 591 of summarized English translation Narrated Aisha, radiahu anha,”the Messenger of Allah used to kiss and fondle his wives while he was fasting, he had the greater control over his desires among you.” (Bukhari 1927)

ALHAMDULILAH…I became a Muslim because……….

ALHAMDULILAH…I became a Muslim because by Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain and well being writer karimahscuisina@live.co.uk ALHAMDULILAH…I became a Muslim because when the wind of life’s troubles blows I stay on my deen, my prayers, my hijaab, trying to be patient and grateful. All praise is due to the Creator I embraced Islam for myself…

ALHAMDULILAH – I’m glad I became a muslim because………

ALHAMDULILAH – I’m glad I became a muslim because……… by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain and well being writer karimahscuisina@live.co.uk I’m glad I became a muslim because….now I have a wonderful and every day more wonderful relationship with my mum, maashallah. Westernised society sets women up against each other in the media, in soap operas and films and adverts. I remember seeing…

Alhamdulilah – I’m glad I became a muslim because……..

Alhamdulilah – I’m glad I became a muslim because…….. by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain and well being writer karimahscuisina@live.co.uk I am so glad I became a muslim because it has made me be a better example to my son, I stopped drinking alcohol, stop taking drugs and stopped having boyfriends. Stop smoking marijuana means that I don’t get paranoid  and now I think more clearly, the same goes for alcohol. Drinking alcohol makes you have blurry boundaries and makes you do things you wouldn’t normally do. The combination of alcohol and…

IFTAR IDEAS – RAMADHAN RECIPES

IFTAR IDEAS – Arabic samosas, the healthy option! by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain and well being writer karimahscuisina@live.co.uk   Recipes in forth coming book, “Heavenly Bites” http://www.amazon.co.uk/Heavenly-Bites-Karimah-Bint-Dawood/dp/1847740316 Dr Farouk Haffejee mentions in his book, Health Guidelines For Ramadhan, that baked samosas have 85 calories while the deep fried ones have 150 calories.Thats not so bad, you think but if you have 3 thats nearly 500 calories…

ALHAMDULILAH-I’m so glad I became a muslim because…………

ALHAMDULILAH-I’m so glad I became a muslim because………… by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain and well being writer karimahscuisina@live.co.uk ALHAMDULILAH-I’m so glad I became a muslim because I am glad to stay in on a Friday or Saturday night.Last weekend I was cleaning out my kitchen cupbards and my mum, who is not muslim asked me what I was doing, when I told her  she was surprised and a bit taken back…

SPICE GIRLS- making the mundane look easy

SPICE GIRLS- cleaning my spice jars by karimah bint dawoud, muslim chaplain and well being writer karimahscuisina@live.co.uk As salaam alaikum brothers and sistars Listening to Sheikh Tawfik Chawdry, speaking about depression on Ramadan TV, we decided to embark on cleaning the spice jars.Not a big deal you may think, but we have nearly 40 spice jars and that number is alwasy…

FOODS OF THE NOBLE QURAN AND SUNNAH – MELON AND DATES

FOODS OF THE NOBLE QURAN AND SUNNAH MELON AND DATES by Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain and well being writer karimahscuisina@live.co.uk WATERMELON, KIWI, BANANA AND PINEAPPLE SMOOTHIE.       Watermelon can be juiced, skin as well which is full of vitamins and minerals. Watermelon is not only great on a hot summer day, this delectable thirst-quencher may…

BENGALI MAGREBI CHICKEN- FINAL FOTOS

BENGALI MAGREBI CHICKEN- FINAL FOTOS by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain and well being writer. A completely contemporary, right on the edge, new twist on a  traditional Moroccan  recipe, from my forth coming book “Heavenly Bites”, published by Kube. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Heavenly-Bites-Karimah-Bint-Dawood/dp/1847740316   For the full recipe please look at previous posts on this blog. Alhamdulilah, the fusion of authentic Asian flavours with  subtle Moroccan cuisine takes Islamic cooking to another level .  

BANGALAH MAGREB DAJJAJ…… MOROCCAN CHICKEN WITH A BENGALI TWIST

BANGALA  MAGREB DAJJAJ…… MOROCCAN CHICKEN WITH A BENGALI TWIST by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain and well being writer karimahscuisina@live.co.uk   As salaam alaikum wa rahmtulaahi wa barakatu brothers and sistars!!! On a lighter note a succulent gorgeous recipe for tasty chicken that can be eaten with rice , cous cous or simply salad.  A version of  this recipe…