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  • Every Good Deed Is Charity – I

    Allah The Exalted instructs His Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) to enjoin his Ummah (Muslim nation) to practice goodness and make it their intrinsic quality and moral characteristic. He Says (what means): {Take what is given freely, enjoin what is good} [Quran 7:199] The prominent scholar of Tafseer (exegesis) Ibn Sa‘di, may Allaah.. More

  • Ramadan…with Baby!

    (Tips on making a mother’s fast last) Allah The Most High Says (what means): {To Allah belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth; He creates what He wills. He gives to whom He wills female [children], and He gives to whom He wills males…} [Quran 42:49] A mother lode of Ramadan blessings Children are God’s gifts to whomever.. More

  • Heavy Cream Baklava

    Ingredients: 1 package phyllo dough 2 cups heavy cream (geshtah) 1/3 cup milk 2 tbs. corn starch 2 cups butter Syrup Instructions: - Melt the butter. - Mix cornstarch with milk, cook on medium 5-8 min. or until you have creamy texture, add this mixture to the heavy cream, let it cool. - Divide dough to two parts. - Cut the part.. More

  • Mutton Biryani - II

    Ingredients: Mutton: 1 kilo 4 onions (finely chopped) 5 tomatoes (chopped into small pieces) Yogurt: one small cup 2 tea spoon red chili powder 2 teaspoon turmeric powder Salt to taste 1 teaspoon black cumin Hot spice powder: 1 teaspoon Few pieces of cloves, cardamom, cinnamon sticks Bay leaves, black cardamom (whole spices) Ginger.. More

  • Fataa’ir Bil-Jibnah

    Ingredients: 1 egg 1 1/3 cup of water 1/4-1/3 cup of oil 1/2 tbsp of salt 1 tbsp of sugar 1 full tbsp of yeast 4 cups of flour 1 box of cream cheese Dried mint (optional) Sesame seeds or black seeds Directions: Make sure cream cheese is at room temperature so it is easy to spread, if not place into microwave until softened. 1).. More

  • Tandoori Chicken

    Ingredients: 6 chicken thighs 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 small onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger 3 teaspoons coriander seeds 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 cup yogurt Pinch of chili powder Directions: 1) Remove the skin from the chicken and brush with lemon juice, cover and marinate.. More

  • Sun-Dried Tomato Dip

    Serves 4 - 250 g/8 oz sun-dried tomatoes - 250 g/8 oz cream cheese, softened - 60 g/2 oz pine nuts - 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese - 3 tablespoons chopped basil - Bagel chips or French bread, sliced - Selection of raw vegetables such as cherry tomatoes, celery sticks, carrot sticks, broccoli florets and green beans Place tomatoes, cream.. More

  • Middle Eastern Dip

    Serves 6 - 1 large eggplant (aubergine) - 1 onion, unpeeled - 2 cloves garlic, crushed - olive oil - 2 tablespoons lemon juice - 2 tablespoons chopped parsley - 1/4 cup/60 g/2 oz sour cream - 4 pieces lavash or pitta bread, cut into triangles Cook eggplant and onion on a lightly oiled preheated hot barbecue grill, turning occasionally, for.. More

  • Ricotta Custards

    Serves 4 - 4 sponge finger biscuits - 1/4 cup/60 ml/2 fl. oz almond liqueur 4 eggs - 1/2 cup/100 g/31/2 oz caster sugar - 200 g/61/2 oz ricotta cheese - 1/4 cup/45 g/1 1/2 oz icing sugar - 2 teaspoons vanilla essence Place a sponge finger in each serving glass. Drizzle with liqueur. Beat eggs and caster sugar until light and fluffy. Place.. More

  • Nougat Tartufo

    Serves 8 - 200 g/6½ oz nougat, chopped - 60 g/2 oz hazelnuts, toasted, chopped - 60 g/2 oz slivered almonds, toasted - 200 g/6½ oz dark or milk chocolate, chopped - 2 liters/3½ pt. vanilla ice cream, softened - 3 tablespoons honey - 45g/1½ oz shredded coconut, toasted Combine nougat, hazelnuts, almonds, chocolate,.. More

  • Beef with Peppercorns

    Serves 4 - 2 teaspoons vegetable oil - 2 cloves garlic, crushed - 1 fresh green chilli, chopped - 500g/1 lb. topside or round steak, sliced - 1 tablespoon green peppercorns in brine, drained, crushed - 1 green pepper, chopped - 3 tablespoons coriander leaves - 1/3 cup/90 ml/3 fl. oz coconut milk - 2 teaspoons Thai fish sauce Heat oil in.. More

  • Pink and White Mousse

    Serves 8 - 500 g/1 lb. mixed barriers of your choice, pureed - 1 cup/250g/8 oz sugar - 1 tablespoon orange liqueur - 1/4 cup /60 ml/2fl oz water - 6 egg yolks - 200 g/6½ oz white chocolate, melted - 2 teaspoons vanilla essence - 1⅔ cups/410 ml/13fl oz cream (double), whipped Press puree through a sieve into a saucepan. Stir in.. More

  • Cajun Barbecue

    Serves 4 - 4 cobs sweet corn, halved - 1 orange sweet potato, cut into 1 cm/½ in thick slices - 30 g/1 oz butter, melted - 4 rump or sirloin steaks CAJUN SPICE MIX - 1 teaspoon ground black pepper - 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder - 1 teaspoon ground cumin - 1 teaspoon ground coriander - 2 teaspoons sweet paprika Spice Mix: Combine.. More

  • Cassata Layers

    Serves 10 - 1 x 20 cm/8 in ready-made sponge cake - ¼ cup/60 ml/2 fl oz almond liqueur Cassata filling - 1 liter /1¾ pt. vanilla ice cream - 1 cup/250 ml/8 fl oz cream (double) - 125 g/4 oz glace apricots, chopped - 125 g/4 oz glace pineapple, chopped - 60 g/2 oz glace cherries, chopped - 60 g/2 oz raisins, halved -.. More

  • A Day in Ramadan

    This is a suggested program for your days during the month of Ramadan in order to help you better utilize your time in this blessed great month in a way that would get you closer to Allah Almighty. Respected sister! Your program starts before Fajr (dawn) during the last hours of the night. You should wake up, perform ablution and pray as much as Allah.. More