CHRITMAS CURRY 2016

What are you doing today? Yesterday we were given a whole lamb cut into pieces, we are cooking curry with it and taking to a local hostel for vulnerable adults including muslims. SURAH AL BAQARAH CHPATER 2, VERSE 148 “Every one pursues his goal. Compete with each other in performing good deeds. Wherever you are,…

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…

We Have 2 Eids….Qurbani is Part of Hajj Eid

We Have 2 Eids….Qurbani is Part of Hajj Eid Just like the Queen of England has 2 birthdays Muslims have 2 Eids. Eid means celebration We have one Eid after fasting approximately 30 days of Ramadhan We have another Eid after the Hajj Pilgrimage rituals, that have been an ongoing annual pilgrimage to Makkah in…

KHEMETIC SUHOURI

KHEMETIC  SUHOURI I was taught this recipe years ago by an Egyptian brother before Allah guided me to Islam, he was a gentle man maashallah like many of the Egyptian men I have the pleasure to meet.The recipe has evolved over the years with my spicy touches and other brothers addition. Ingredients 3-7 dates depending…

DAFFODILS AND DRAGONS- St Davids Day

If you are wondering why Google has gone all daffodils and dragons, today is St David Day. I am not a sufi, contrary to common belief, nor do I have a shrine to St David in my front room but as we share the same name sake David/ Dawoud, I thought he was worth researching…

WHITE FLOUR WE ARE TAKING YOU DOWN INSHA’ALLAH

WHITE FLOUR WE ARE TAKING YOU DOWN INSHA’ALLAH…Over 1400 years ago the prophet Muhammad salah la alaihi wa salem knew that white flour was bad, over 100 years ago American scientists knew it was bad and some of us DUMB UMMs still think it is better than whole meal flour, lets break it down again……

HIJAMA – WET CUPPING- BLOOD LETTING THERAPY

After a number of dissappointing experiences with hijama practioners I decided to start studying hijama myself with the intention of self administering insha’allah. It’s a therapy recommended by the angels to prophet Muhammad,salah la alaihi wa salem, and as Muslims we strive to follow his example. I have found it to be a beneficial therapy…

NUTRITIOUS DEEN

By Karimah bint Dawoud, Islamic Nutritionist. Some religious and secular lifestyle paths look at the body as a temple that houses the spirit. As a temple and building, it should be maintained and not neglected. Islamic teaching compliments this view. Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith (volume 7, book of wedlock, hadith 127): Narrated `Abdullah, the son of…

The Good Heart Doctor

  “Modern medicine is in fact one of the leading causes of death in the United States”, Dr. Dean , author,Death by Modern Medicine, 2003. Please have good think and pray salat ul istikhara(guidance prayer) before embarking on a career in medicine, if you are doing it just for the money and prestige then an…