OCTOBER UK- Seaonal Produce

Going out of season in September Aubergine Beetroot Butternut squash Chicory Cobnut Damsons Elderberries Fennel Fig Globe artichoke Lamb Mackerel Pear Plum Radish Raspberry Rocket Sweetcorn Watercress  Seasonal ingredients October Apple Cabbage Celeriac Grouse Kale Medlars Mussels Oyster Partridge Pheasant Pumpkin Scallop Sea bass Sloe Swede Swiss chard Truffle Venison Wild duck Wild mushrooms Winkles…

The Clean 15 – Safest Foods To Buy Anywhere

Recently a good friend of mine told me about the Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen like it was something she thought I already knew, I felt bad that I didn’t.However the Creator is bountiful. I was searching my files to post a smoothie recipe on Facebook and came across this asparagus  recipe remedy of mine…

FOOD FACIST

Karimah Bint Dawoud, Muslim Chaplain, Qualified Clinical Nutritionist. Let’s leave behind the Lego Land mentality and take things to a more holistic level in all things, not just food, but it’s food my specialty, so its food I’ll speak with. I notice my metaphors normally are with food or cuisine cooking. Anyways as part of…

FOOD WASTE-LIVE BETTER GUARDIAN CHALLENGE

  LIVE BETER CHALLENGE Last year I was asked to take part in the live below the line global challenge where you have to eat and drink for a meager  1 pound aday, the benefits of it were amazing but seriously more like 3 pound would have been nicer, not luxurious but nicer, however it…

Flight of The Bumble Bee

I am fascinated by bees, they look so furry and cuddley and sweet and you can speak with them and they respond. There is a chapter in the Holy Quran name after the noble sacred bee. Surat An-Naĥl (The Bee) – chapter 16. Flight of the Bumble Bee I was intrigued to see how they fly when thinking about designing sky gardens…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, Day 3 Foraging

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, Day 3 Foraging Well, here we are at day 3 and this is the crux where forward planning would have helped some of us right now. I take a leaf  from superstar life coach, Saiyyidah Zaidi, who also stresses , “if you fail to plan then you plan to fail “….

FOOD WARS -Making millions out of starving millions

by GRAEME GREEN Banks make hundreds of millions by betting on the world’s food crisis while millions of people fight starvation. Metro takes a look at the workings of food speculation and what is being done to stop it… YOU can bet the farm of the fact that someone, somewhere will be making a buck out…

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…