Ramadhan FEED THE NEED

As salaam Alaikum I would love to say a massive Jazaakallah khayran to our amazing Karimahs Cuisina volunteers/ beloved ones, who have worked so hard over the last two days. Allah tells us via The Quran tells us, SAHIH INTERNATIONAL CHAPTER 76:VERSE 9 “And they give food in spite of love for it to the needy,…

Ramadhan Recipes, Fataya = Baked Samosa

As salam alaikum brothers and sistars, Let’s get straight to it…fried food is not doing you any favors during Ramadhan We need to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee and flex and bend and take the best form our treasure chest of cultures In  African Arab culture there is a finger food…

Ramadhan Get Ready Iftar Smoothies

BANANA PEACH ORANGE SMOOTHIE as salam alaikum, I saw a recipe and decided to make it more Islamic! How can you make a recipe more Islamic? According to classical hadith scholar and Doctor of the Hearts, Al Qayyim Ibn Jawziyyah(ra), diary and citrus are toxic, something western doctors would be well advised to remember. As…

RAMADHAN GET READY DATES

DATES English: dates Arabic: tamar ripe dates If we only knew the health benefits of dates we would eat them instead of biscuits and bread and jam and cakes. TAKE CARE WHERE YOU BUY YOUR DATES FROM, we usually buy Algerian ,Morrocand and Madinah dates It is significant that dates are mentioned over 22 times…

Trees are Vital Like Ital to Our Existance

I love trees and I’m very sad when I see those butchers…oh yeh tree surgeons, cutting away at beautiful noble tall trees. TREES ARE MENTION IN THE QURAN AND SUNNAH I live near County Kilburn in London and there is an avenue that amazingly high tall tress and in spring it was a sight to…

FEED THE NEED LONDON APRIL 2018

AS SALAM ALAIKUM BROTHERS AND SISTERS, MUSLIM AND NOT YET MUSLIMS.   FEED THE NEED   IT IS REALLY EASY TO FEED THOSE WHO ARE LESS FORTUNATE THAN YOU IN SHAA ALLAH   LET US SHARE WITH YOU A FEW TIPS   IT STARTS WITH AN ONION AND OLIVE OIL, YOU CAN USED VEGGIE OIL…

Salad Daze…Okra

I love okra and it has so many health benefits raw or cooked but you don’t want to completely kill it, so this salad from Mauritius  that just lightly steams the okra for 5  minutes, then dresses and refrigerates is perfect to accompany many meals  and add health benefits. Okra, also known as “lady’s fingers,”…

GRENFELL 10 MONTHS ON

I know that narrow minded mentalities love it when people stick to one thing but this is not Islamic. We have an Islamic tradition of polymaths;scholars who were good at various disciplines. So as well as blogging about food, nutrition and well being I will in shaa Allah we blogging about social issues as the…

Zero Calorie Drinks- no thank you

Any trainer or weight loss coach that drinks or tells you to drink ZERO CALORIE DRINKS, is not health concious. ZERO CALORIE DRINKS INGREDIENTS;- Carbonated water, caramel color, phosphoric acid,aspartame, potassium benzoate, natural flavors,potassium citrate, acesulfame potassium,caffeine. ACESULFAME I had to research acesulfame because it was unfamiliar, this is what i found:- Acesulfame potassium, also…

EXERCISE IS KING NUTRITION IS QUEEN

Jack LaLanne was an amazing man in the Western World .he was born 1914 on a ranch in America.As a teenager he became addicted to sweets and junk food, this habit was so bad it effected his eyesight and he became so sick that at the age of 15 , he got down on his…

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ISLAM AND GRANDMA MAASHA’ALLAH

  Alhamdulilah I’m mature, I’m a grandma, and I have seen enough feminism and girlpower to last a lifetime. My artwork featured in The Women’s Artist Diary, my written work is one of the stories along side Alice Walker in the book The Fruits of Labour, I made my Central St Martins Degree show art…