The Farmer Market

The Farmer Market, by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain& well being writer. I am a country girl at heart that has been urbanized, but praise God, not to the point of no return. I have foodie friends and one such honey, who regularly, come rain or shine, goes to our local farmers market. She has invited me many times and today I…

An Apron – Do you know what it is?

THE  APRON   by Karimah Bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain & well being writer. I was sent this delightful post my by Auntie, Mum number 2. I remember my grandma’s, both wearing aprons and hanging cups from hooks in the kitchen and cotton hankies tied around steam puddings.As  I keep telling you, I am old school and have had for years a selection of aprons before I even became grandma. I have fotos of me in aprons and high heels…

Salmon With Spicy Sauce – Finished Fish

Good for your Heart,Salmon With Spicy Sauce, Beetroot And Avocado Salad , Also Good For Your Heart. Salmon With Ginger, Garlic, Basil Sauce.   Salmon Fish is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids that protect your heart by reducing both inflammation and the risk of blood clots. These fats also work to keep your cholesterol levels…

Good For The Heart – Egyptian Falafel

EGYPTIAN FALAFEL TWIST by Karimah Bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain& Well Being Writer Falafel are  small crunchy fried chickpeas patties usually sold in Middle Eastern fast food shops, wrapped in pitta bread with salad. They are usually made of chickpeas but in the Arab World other pulses are  used including black eyes peas and fava beans….

Good for the Heart-Spicy Salmon Marinade

Salmon With Spicy Sauce   You can prepare this now for later Serves 2 Persons This garlic ginger salmon recipe is a great example of how Asian flavors really enhance this fish. this is a quick healthy recipe that’s good for your heart Makes 2 Servings Ingredients:  salmon fillets 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger (I’m cheating using…

Heart Felt Love Food

Oatmeal & spicy  pancakes, by Karimah bint Dawoud, muslim chaplain and well being writer   These pancakes get texture and flavor from rolled oats and flavour from spice. Top these delicious pancakes with fruit coulis and honey and know that they are good for your heart. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 cups milk 1 teaspoon ginger…

WUDU WITH A JUG OF WATER

Hadith – Bukhari 1:161, Narrated Humran (The slave of ‘Uthman) I saw ‘Uthman bin ‘Affan asking for a tumbler of water (and when it was brought) he poured water over his hands and washed them thrice and then put his right hand in the water container and rinsed his mouth, washed his nose by putting…

Spicy Carrot and Lentil Soup

SERIOUSLY SLAMMIN Spicy Carrot and Lentil Soup This fragrant and nutritious carrot and lentil soup will brighten up any cloudy day. Its comfort food that brightens the heart and only takes minutes to make. It’s full of iron and fibre, great for giving you an energy boost before venturing out to face the elements. Seasoned…

Pakistani Floods…..Spiders in Trees

An unexpected side-effect of the flooding in parts of Pakistan has been that millions of spiders climbed up into the trees to escape the rising flood waters.   Because of the scale of the flooding and the fact that the water has taken so long to recede, many trees have become cocooned in spiders webs.   People…

ALTERNATIVE VALENTINE MENU PREPARATION

BREAKFAST you can make fruit coulis in advance and put in fridge it will make it easy in the morning Fruit Coulis to eat with oat pancakes Ingredients Serves: 6 300 g soft summer fruits (such as strawberries, raspberries, blackberries or stoned cherries) 1 tbsp lemon juice icing sugar, to taste METHOD wash fruits chop and place in saucepan add…

Carrot Salad

Carrot Salad It’s a Creole thing, no its an Asian thing, no its an Arab thing to eat carrot and onion salad with curry or tagine, over the years my version have become more delightfully enhance , praise The Creator for the access to new seasoning  and method and influences Ingredients 1 red carrot, grated,…

FAST FAST FOOD -Tuna Curry

TUNA CURRY Its quick and keeps in the fridge a few days once its made, something hot and handy to come home to. INGREDIENTS 1 tin tuna in oil 1 onion cloves of garlic optional green chilies chopped optional curry powder ready mixed, you choose how hot, it says on packet 1 tin tomatoes optional potatoes or frozen okra salt…