Karimahs Qurbani Curry

I am so sorry that I can’t give you the recipe, we were so busy cooking and adapting our usual recipe t hat we had no time for thinking about recipe writing ,we were recipe doing! Hajj Eid is a really busy time for us as a faith based charity, who regularly feed the homeless…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, DAY 5

Alahmdulilah I’m so glad Is tarted this challenge from Sunday night, I am so tired, lack energy, concentration and my body hurts more than usual. had my kiwi/banana/water smoothie, looking forward to my pancake, half banana and yoghurt, a friend of ours is coming to stay , so we will probabley have  the last of the fish soup for lunch and…

Live below the line, day 4 REFLECTION

Day 4 of living on one pound a day for food and drink, no tea , no coffees, nothing fried, nothing sweet, truthfully its not nice, and inshallah I’m so glad that tomorrow is the last day, so glad I started the night before and looking forward to a fundraising dinner tomorrow night, inshallah, it…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, DAY 4 Lunch & Supper,Salmon and Nettle soup

This LIVE BELOW THE LINE is a team effort from Karimah Cuisina’s members and VIP volunteers, this recipe comes from an idea from one of our older, wiser mature members, she reminded us of the fish heads that we buy in White chapel market  in the east  end of London.  A pound a day in the UK is not…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, Day 4, breakfast

When you are used to eating healthy, this LIVE BELOW THE LINE is a real challenge. However it makes you think, I thank the Most High Creator, Allah, Gd, for those of us at Karimahs Cuisina and MADEin Europe,Islam channel,. Eco Muslim and Meriemme’s sistar, the will power to take this challenge and persevere till the end inshallah. If anyone…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, Day 3 , Lunch

Today was a day where plans went out the window slightly because  we forgot to make the fish stock before we went out foraging, so that good ole stand by, curried beans came in handy, with wild garlic and cucumber salad and pancakes  well it filed a while and hopefully did some good, but i know we are more tired than usual, alhmdulilah  praise the Creator,  probably keeping us out of some trouble…

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 “….

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, Day 3 breakfast

Having adapted the diet yesterday to include more salad veg, we decided to take it a step further today but no fotos. We decided to place the kiwi with a cup of water and blend, to make a drink, fruit first  drink, then have the banana and pancake and yoghurt Thinking we might do the…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, DAY 2 REVISED LUNCH & FOTO

What was really getting to me yesterday was the lack of fresh veggies, then I remembered we had done some plating a few weeks ago and the pea sprouts were coming along nicely. The LIVE BELOW THE LINE Rules say, “You can use food sourced from your garden as long as you can account for…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE, DAY 2 LUNCH

 RAW Salad,  33p Half salad 16p   We decided to research the LIVE BELOW THE LINE Rules “You can use food sourced from your garden as long as you can account for the price of production! “ Hmmm, we have some pea shoots coming and are thinking,  “beetroot, pea sprout, chick peas salad” Peas seed…

LIVE BELOW THE LINE DAY2 BREAKFAST

Hmmmmmm, where do I start, I’m feeling tired, headache, probably some de-tox reaction going on from not having my daily one cup of coffee after breakfast. I also know the tiredness is because I’m not having my usual fruit and vegetation start to the day  As I moozied through yesterdays beans in assorted flavors and refine carbs and  yoghurt, I realized that I seriously need…