If you’ve been itching to experiment with those beautiful turnips currently in season, this Shaljam Gosht (Meat and Turnips) recipe is the perfect reason to get cookin’! My mom’s Shaljam Gosht recipe is one of my dad’s favorites without a doubt. In our house, Shaljam gosht is always served with basmati rice. Shaljam gosht isn’t […]
This year marks my 25 year hijab anniversary. Wearing hijab for 25 years has never limited me. It has empowered me. It has taught me how to become a brave, unrelenting force against Islamophobia.
Nazma Khan, founder of World Hijab Day started this movement back in 2013 and it’s become a global phenomenon ever since, with thousands of non-muslim women donning the hijab to stand in solidarity with their Muslim friends who wear Hijab.
I’m sharing my grandfather’s insanely popular recipe for Paya which is a traditional Pakistani bone broth. Paya bones are slow cooked with aromatic spices for 12 hours to create a nourishing winter staple.
There is wisdom in traditional cooking. Our grandmothers knew about food! That’s why i’ve decided to share some traditional recipes from Pakistan with you in a new series on the blog called Stories From Our Kitchen! In this series, I hope to share everything I learn with you so that we can collectively keep our food […]
Asalaamulaikum! Today, i’m excited to introduce a new series on the blog called Ramadan Stories. In these stories, mothers, from around the world, share their most beloved childhood memories of Ramadan. This is the first story in the series. Yasmin Begum is a 55 year old Islamic school teacher with 3 beautiful daughters. Originally from Indonesia, she shares some […]
Asalaamualaikum and Ramadan Mubarak! I’m extremely grateful to Allah (swt) for the opportunity to witness another Ramadan! Alhumdulillah! May Allah swt guide us to what HE loves and shower us with His Mercy. May we find ourselves closer to our Rabb at the end of this blessed month. Ameen As we approach Ramadan, I wanted […]
I have a confession to make. I haven’t done anything to prepare for Ramadan! Nothing! I haven’t written down any goals. I haven’t made a fancy ramadan planner. I haven’t bought any cute decorative items for the house to create that “Ramadan vibe” for the kids. Please don’t get me started on those Pinterest worthy arts […]