Tag: food

  • First Prize for a Fantastic Cake!

    Ladies and gentlemen, my 8yo entered his first ever baking competition and (after 5 hours of back-breaking work with his sister’s supervision!!) he came out with this masterpiece!! (MashaAllah!!) Then won FIRST PRIZE!!!! It was so important for me that he did everything on his own, to truly experience the bliss of making something awesome […]

  • Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love is Available on Amazon!

    Finding Peace Through Prayer and Love is Available on Amazon!

    Part 1 Chapter 1 Today I’d like to introduce my first chapter to you. It covers how my life changed after 9/11, how I came to practice Islam more seriously and how my identity has helped shaped my faith, and ultimately, my relationship with Allah. I kickstart this short and snappy audio series with the […]

  • A Recipe: Curry – A Cold Remedy

    A Recipe: Curry – A Cold Remedy

    Salaams, This is a recipe that I’ve written down a few times and each time I’ve managed to lose it. It’s a family home made natural recipe for a cold and as far as I know it doesn’t exist on the internet. I just want to say thanks to my lovely sister in law who […]

  • A Recipe: I made Jordanian Mansaf 😋!

    A Recipe: I made Jordanian Mansaf 😋!

    Many moons ago when I first got married, my husband took me on a trip to a foreign land. It was the first time I’d been anywhere apart from Pakistan or Saudi Arabia (I was very lucky to have made my first umrah trip just a year before) and I was really excited. I didn’t […]

  • Book coming soon!!

    Book coming soon!!

    Are you looking for an inspirational book that will help you to navigate the ups and downs of life a little better? Buy my book here!

  • Forest School Update

    Forest School Update

    Hello and Salaams (peace!), This is a post that I will try to regularly update with all the excellent work we’ve been doing at our primary school to increase the awareness of the benefits of Outdoor Learning. We have already managed to make a huge difference in the land next to our school. The story […]

  • A Recipe: Dhaal or lentils…

    A Recipe: Dhaal or lentils…

    This is one of my favourite go-to recipes when I haven’t cooked and I need a substantial meal for the seven of us. The most difficult thing is getting the children used to it as a main meal. I do this by serving it with paratha- buttery fried chappati- and also offering scrambled eggs as […]

  • A Recipe: Meatballs In Rice

    A Recipe: Meatballs In Rice

    This is a wonderful special-occasion recipe that never ceases to amaze guests. The only reason I am now comfortable with it is that, following my mum’s example, I tend to make a big rice dinner at least once every week and now, after a little practice, it’s a variation of rice we enjoy regularly aH. […]

  • A Recipe – Shami Kebabs

    A Recipe – Shami Kebabs

    Hello my dears, You lovely people seem to be reading these recipes and I’ve already had some great feedback so I guess I’ll carry on posting these until you guys lose interest 😁…hehehe. I’m a little hesitant sharing this recipe with you because my mum shared it with me about ten years ago and it’s […]