ROOTS MANOEUVRE…….Sri Lanka inspired potato curry

By Karimah bint Dawoud. Sweet potato, potato, parsnip curry,  rice,  beetroot and chicory salsa and mint and cucumber riata. Many moons ago I had a friend, a wonderful photographer called James D Hipkiss who used to travel a lot of Sri Lanka and one year he brought cook book back. Even then I was foodie,…

SATURDAY BRUNCH – POACHED EGGS

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Food Writer and Muslim Chaplain. Poached eggs are great for Saturday morning brunch; they’re light and easier to eat than boiled eggs. They are one of those things even a culinary genius like me 🙂 has to call their significant elder, my mum, and ask her how to make them. My…

APRICOT, GOGI & PEACH SMOOTHIE

By Karimah Bint Dawoud, Food Writer. This peach, apricot and gogi berry smoothie is a follow on from our healthy Moroccan peach/carrot smoothie . INGREDIENTS 5 apricots 10 ml gogi berries   1 big peach METHOD Soak  apricots and gogi berries in 500ml of water overnight or a few days in fridge in  a sealed container, then chop peach…

BABA BRUNCH- Aubergine Dip

By Karimah bint Dawoud, food writer   If you have left over aubergine, egg plants that are looking at bit shrivelled, this middle eastern dish is just for you! Wash the aubergines and drain and turn the gas hob on, place the aubergines one at a time on the hobb , using tongs turn after…

HOW GREEN IS YOUR DEEN?

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim chaplain and ECO Warrior  Just reading back ECO Warrior, well in my small way but its small consistent ways that Allah loves. “Aisha (Allah be well pleased with her) narrates that the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace) said, “Perform your deeds properly and in moderation, and know…

VEGGIE BURGERS

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain & Well Being Writer,   So many things have been building up to a major change, I have for weeks been under gentle veggie pressure from friends and family to invent some new veggie recipes. Having been Rasta for 7 years and a pan African Egyptologist for 2 years, I have been through the stages of pescatarian, vegetarian, and…