Those who are entitled to receive the Zakaat

The people entitled to Zakaat are those places we can direct our Zakaat to. Allaah took charge of explaining for Himself what these places are, saying: _The charity (Zakaat) is only for the poor, the needy, those employed to collect (the Zakaat), those whose hearts will be inclined (towards Islaam, by giving them Zakaat), for…

Ramadan Special .. Fennel bread/naan

Naan but … not tandoori naan, it’s a yeast bread made that has a hint of yellow color and fennel…. so we will call it fennel bread, of course you can add dried raisins or cranberries if you want but I like it just like that. Back home this was one thing that was special…

السكر مادة كيميائية، ليس لها أي فائدة غذائية

🍚 من تعاريف السكر الأبيض أنه: – مادة كيميائية، ليس لها أي فائدة غذائية، تسبب مشاكل صحية 💉 – مادة مصنعة كيميائيا من مواد نباتية جرى تجريدها من كل العناصر الغذائية ⚗ – أكثر المواد التي تسبب مشاكل صحية للإنسان، بسبب اعتقاد الناس أنها مادة غذائية، وعليها رقابة شديدة في الدول المتقدمة تقنن عملية استعمالها…

Magliyaat.. New fusion Ramadhan treat

When you see a stall that has lineups,  you know there is something unique going on there.  So when I spotted this..  I knew it needed to be investigated further.  To my surprise, this is initiative by 3 Brothers who have take a popular sweet and turned it savory.  The ever popular lukamat (Yeast flour…

True Story of 12 found covered in ice. 

True life story, must read.  They were found frozen cold,  all 12 of them, covered in ice.   All the others ahead of them had left, they were the only survivors.  They heated them up in a bath with oils to warm them and heal the cracks in the skin. They took them out carefully…

Ramadhan delights.. 

One of the most frequented spots in Ramadhan are the batatis (hand cut potato fries.) stalls. They pop up almost at every corner across Jeddah.  The speciality is the sauces they have for the fries. Extra hot green chili, hot sauce, garlic sauce, tamarind sauce, vinegar, Arabic spice, pepper and salt.  A must try if…

Chicken curry in a hurry…

The name says it all… it’s easy but like everything else we need to have all the ingredients available. After reading it and trying it out, I think this would be perfect marinade for a grilled chicken too. The subtle chili flavour, the delicate flavor of saffron, the richness from the almonds makes this dish…

The feeling of being on clouds,or is it in clouds, is…

When you eat a cloud… but can you really eat a cloud? What is it really made up of? We fly through it and we drive through it but why can we never hold on to it?  Anyway I found something that is just my way of describing a cloud and actually eating it… the…

Cajun spiced burgers with homemade buns……

So it’s a usual story in my house everyweek when we decide to make a menu plan on what to cook for the whole week… what do we have in stock and what can we cook with it and what new can we try. Sometimes it just what I watch on tv… Abu ahmed remember…