3 Awesome Recipes using Leftover Ramadan Dates

3 Awesome Recipes using Leftover Ramadan Dates

It may have been a month since the holy month of Ramadan, but if you've still got boxes of dates piled up in your home, then look no further. Courtesy of The Halal Food Diaries, we've got the tastiest recipes to help you get through them. 

Saudi teen makes groundbreaking change to Emojis

Saudi teen makes groundbreaking change to Emojis

Women who wear hijabs are now represented in emoji form, thanks to a teenager in Saudi Arabia. Rayouf Alhumedhi, 16, was using Whatsapp group chat like teens all over all the world when it occurred to her that there was no emoji that looked like her.

40 Stylish Eid Gifts to give in 2017

40 Stylish Eid Gifts to give in 2017

We've searched far and wide to bring you the most special, stylish and unique Eid gifts that your friends and family will love to receive.

Here's 40 top gift ideas to inspire you this Eid and remind your loved ones ones how special they are.

Muslim Doctors Association explain the effects fasting has on your body

Muslim Doctors Association explain the effects fasting has on your body

The blessed month of Ramadan is almost over. During this time Muslims around the world have been indulging themselves in deep spiritual practice that not only purifies and reenergises the soul, but also teaches compassion by making us relate to and engage with those less fortunate than us through the acts of fasting and charity.
Whilst the spiritual importance of fasting is widely discussed, the physical aspects of fasting are gaining equal interest. This includes understanding the effects of fasting on the body and the benefits and potential complications of fasting on general wellbeing.
So read on if you want to discover what’s been happening to your body when you’ve been fasting.

BBC MasterChef 2017 Champion at London Halal Food Festival

BBC MasterChef 2017 Champion at London Halal Food Festival

Fresh from her huge success in this year's BBC Masterchef contest, Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed will be at this summer's London Halal Food Festival 2017. Sharing her advice and showcasing her expertise for the thousands of Halal food fans attending Europe's biggest event of it's kind Saliha joins the ranks of other celebrated BBC culinary experts at the festival such as Great British Bake-Off's Ali Imdad and BBC Masterchef 2012 winner Shelina Permaloo who also returns this year to the event at Tobacco Docks.

Watch this space to hear more from Saliha and discover what she has in store for us at London Halal Food Festival 2017. Til then have a browse through and be inspired by our selection of some of her other delicious Halal creations.

Create your own halal charcuterie board

Create your own halal charcuterie board

Thanks to The Ojos Foods, with their delicious range of artisan Spanish food, the halal charcuterie board is a thing of the future. Perfect for pulling together when you have guests over, or just fancy a fancy nibble for two.

14 Enticing Iftar Ideas from around the world

14 Enticing Iftar Ideas from around the world

The global population of Muslims is truly diverse.  Each and every community breaks their fast differently in some way, from one to the next, and in this post, we look at the various delicious ways global Muslims break their fast with their Iftar meals. From Bangladeshi Beguni to Maldivian fishcakes you need to try all of these!

6 Myths About Ramadan Fasting

6 Myths About Ramadan Fasting

Intermittent fasting - we help you separate the food facts from the fiction.

There’s a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings surrounding the ‘Ramadan-style’ of fasting and it’s impact on our health. However research has shown that this method, also known as ‘intermittent fasting’ in fact has considerable benefits both if you’re trying to manage your weight but also for your overall health.

3 Suhoor recipes Ideas from My Big Fat Halal Blog

3 Suhoor recipes Ideas from My Big Fat Halal Blog

Hello everyone! This is Ayesha from My Big Fat Halal Blog. I write halal restaurant reviews and the occasional recipe too. Ramadan is here and I thought it would be a great idea to share some of my favourite Ramadan recipes! Be sure to try them out and let me know if you do.

Beat hunger and boost energy during Ramadan with these 7 superfoods.

Beat hunger and boost energy during Ramadan with these 7 superfoods.

Stay fuller for longer! During Ramadan, staying energised throughout the day can prove to be a bit of a challenge.  In this post, we have scoured the Internet and looked at various health and nutrition resources in order to bring you the best pre-fast superfoods that can help you to get through the day. 

10 essential tips to stay focused when you’re hungry this Ramadan

10 essential tips to stay focused when you’re hungry this Ramadan

Keeping your mind on daily tasks  from dawn to sunset when you’re hungry can be hard, to say the least. The suhūr or sehri feels so long ago, and there are still many hours left until iftar.  In this post, we look at some of the top tips to help you deal with the urges effectively, so you can still be productive and get through the day without too much daydreaming about your next meal.

 

Chef Interview with Joe Mortell

Chef Interview with Joe Mortell

Joe Mortell is the Chef and owner of Notting Hill’s Zayane Restaurant, serving up modern Moroccan cuisine using seasonal British ingredients. With sophisticated and vibrant flavours on the menu, we wanted to find out what goes on behind the scenes.