Recipes

Halalnivore Gourmet Meat

Halalnivore Gourmet Meat

A few months ago I met the Halalnivore team at the London Halal Food Festival. The buzz around their stall and enthusiasm stood out from other businesses and as promised Halalnivore sent me a starter box for reviewing. What is Halalnivore? Halalnivore are a gourmet halal meat specialist who deliver […]

Beating Those Ramadan Hunger Pangs: Suhoor Snacks

Beating Those Ramadan Hunger Pangs: Suhoor Snacks

Seven days of Ramadan (holy month of fasting for Muslims) have passed already and I think most of us have got in to the swing of things. In these immensely long fasts of almost 19 hours, we need to give our bodies fuel that will keep us going throughout the day.

Recipe — Pesto

Recipe — Pesto

Who doesn’t love pesto? Actually I know one or two people, but apart from them nobody else. After realising that one of the main ingredients in shop-bought pesto may not be vegetarian or halal i.e. parmesan I thought it’s time to make my own. Whether […]

On The Blog — Smoothies

On The Blog — Smoothies

Having seen multiple photos and recipes on social media, I thought I would try my hand at starting a smoothie diet. By that I mean, substituting standard breakfast fare with smoothies. Due to many health reasons, mainly skin and hair issues I thought it’s time […]

Potato Gnocchi with Coconut Sauce and Dukkah recipe, from Stylist

Potato Gnocchi with Coconut Sauce and Dukkah recipe, from Stylist

This recipe is living proof that some types of fusion cuisine simply don’t work. The recipe featured in this weeks Stylist is taken from ‘Orient Express’ by Silvena Rowe and is described as a Middle Eastern and Italian cuisine fusion, under the banner ‘Gourmet on […]