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…

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…

WORLD HIJAAB DAY 2018 CE

WORLD HIJAAB DAY 2018 CE You say I’m oppressed but that stereo type actually suits you not me,I have seen how uncomfortable you get when I’m assertive because it really messes you up . That’s the Rant , here’s the Rub One of my Poems Why I wear the Veil by Karimah bint Dawood    …

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…

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….

YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE IS IN YOUR KITCHEN

What’s the point of paying out hefty sums of money every month just in case you need private health care as you age? For what? Because your mum has diabetes and your dad died of a heart attack? The health issues of our predecessors are signs for us , to show us what we can…

ADAB ETIQUETTE MANNERS OF ISLAMIC MEDICINE

Adab ETIQUETTE of Islamic medicine   I can see that I need to post this every day insha’allah… It is not Islamic to look for quick fix pharmaceutical solutions, there is an adab/manners of Islamic medicine, first we make duaa/prayer and ask Allah give help us, then we change diet and use natural medicine and…

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…