QURANIC FOODS – is it a grain? no it’s a seed called Buckwheat

Grains are mention in the Quran is Surat Al Baqara, but buckwheat is not actually a grain but a nutritious seed that you can use like a grain and it gluten free! Alhamdulilah. BUCKWHEAT Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum), also known as common buckwheat, Japanese buckwheat and silverhull buckwheat but its not actually wheat, its not  a grass or even a grain,…

QURANIC FOODS – HONEY ASAL

English: honey Arabic : asal QURANIC REFERENCE Honey is mentioned at only  twice in the Quran but the context is vital, as it is mentioned as a drink of paradise. It’s quality is mystical ,this sacred viscous fluid flows from the bodies of  the formidable black and yellow bees. The medicinal property of honey is…

FOODS OF THE QURAN AND SUNNAH

as salaam alaikum, may The Peace of the All Peace be with us all, ameen. Alhamdulilah, I’m blessed that  I have a  passion for health and well being.  Over 40 years ago ,  I met Carol Caplin and she  was running a company called Holistix in the 80’s. Little blue bottles of Neals Yard essential…

QURANIC FOODS- HONEY AND THE BEES

As salam alaikum, may the peace of the all peace be with you. Praying for bees is not a new tradition but it is a forgotten tradition among the Muslims of the modern world, who now ,in this new conscious of trendy food are loving honey but need to be more connected in where it…

QURANIC FOODS – HONEY

as salam alaikum  The peace of The Allah Peace be with you Honey is this coming week’s Quranic food . It is mentioned twice in the Quran, which doesn’t seem  very much but its all about context.  Firstly there is a whole chapter called The Bees, wow! In this chapter  Allah not only mentions the…

FEED THE NEED LONDON JANUARY 2018

Alhmdulilah today is our first FEED THE NEED in 2018, due to sickness, tiredness etc we have had to have a break but we are back ! We cook healthy halal and vegan food, whole food,,cooked from scratch because Allah says in the Quran,in chapter 2, verse 67, “do not give in charity that which…

ISLAMIC NUTRITION – HALAL AND TAYYIB

THE TABLE SPREAD Post Graduate Islamic Studies Themes Of The Quran “The Table Spread” Halaal And Tayyib By Karimah Bint Dawoud QURAN, THE FOUNDATION FOR LAW The Quran is a divinely dynamic book; it contains historical adventure stories, facts and figures, auspices for morals and manners and universal themes for living running through its pages….

QURANIC FOODS GARLIC SALAD DRESSING

by Karimah bint Dawoud, qualified nutritionist   Raw food is really important, it gives us all the  vitamins and minerals in their natural states that often is destroyed by cooking. However salads and raw veggies can be  a bit bland if you are in transition into eating a lot more raw foods. Garlic is mentioned…

QURANIC FOODS – GINGER

GINGER is our featured Quranic food, important right now to address the virus that’s going round. Ginger is called Zanjibeel in arabic which means “horn shaped”. Surat Al-‘Insān (The Man) – سورة الانسان “And they will be given to drink a cup [of wine] whose mixture is of ginger” Ginger has been used for its…

QURANIC FOODS,Lemon Balm for Hormones & Cognitive Decline

Lemon balm I love the smell of lemon balm and have been using the aromatherapy oil from it which can sometimes be called Melissa which is the Greek version of the name Deborah, the Queen Bee that annually killed her male consort. What is interesting Islamically about this herb is that it falls under two…

Quranic Foods, Basil, Tricolore Salada

Basil Salada Tricolore…….. Basil Reyhan (Arabic) Tulsi (Hindi) Basil is the fragrant herb that flavours this salad.This amazing superfood has so many healthful benefits. HEALTH  Basil contains a unique combination of chemicals generally known as flavonoids.  The flavanoids in basil are called  Orientin and vicenin are two water-soluble flavonoids that have been of particular interest in basil, and…