This was shared on The Muslim Vibe…..beautifully written and he has done justice to the topic, may Allah SWT bless him…. I have shared the link and the write-up. It is long but definitely worth a read, specially by our youngsters….. A Sunni’s Muharram lamentation A Sunni’s Muharram lamentation OBAID ZIA I am a … More an extension to my previous blog about Moharram…..written by a brother in the US
“I don’t know much about religion, nor do I claim to be any kind of a theology researcher. If anything, I am just a plain simple human being, one amongst you. If any Muslim (or anybody who knows about Islam) is asked: “Who is the most significant or principal….personality in Islam?” Simple and straight, the … More Commemoration of Moharram: a simple and “humanist” approach….
A few days back, I accidentally opened a tin of caramel. Accidents do happen, right? Anyway, it was sitting in my refrigerator and at the back of my mind. Was wondering what to do. A whole tin would have been too much for desserts unless I had friends over. At the moment, people are away … More Chocolate Fudge
I am very frustrated as I write this. What has brought this on? A letter in the post this morning from the council. Contents: Farhan’s school transport is being stopped. Reason: He is capable of travelling on public transport. Decision made by some fool sitting in his / her office having no idea about Farhan’s … More This is just the beginning!!!!
Whenever I experiment with food and the results are good, I try to note the recipe on a piece of paper…..and…..yes, you guessed right, I lose the paper. So, now, I have decided I will blog it as soon as I can, with or without pictures….. So, here I am. Hopefully I will remember all the … More Chilli – Garlic chicken for a “milder palate”
Sometimes (read mostly) you really enjoy the simple things in life. It could be somebody’s smile, a joke, surprise visit or foooooooooooddddd!!!!! Here, I am sharing with you a simple and traditional recipe. I have been meaning to try this for a long time. I enjoy the store-bought stuff, sure, but doing it yourself gives … More Simplicity is the spice of life!
Okay folks, so, here I go again. Sometimes, I feel like the blue cow, ….you know how they say, “oh, here she goes again!!”. For the uninitiated, here is a clip from the show. You will know what I mean…… So, this time, I was off to the Algarve in Portugal. A beautiful and … More Algarve: my way……