Ramadan Explained !

Blessed Ramadan to you all.  Yep it’s that time of year where Muslims are truly tested on many levels …. And I am not only talking about the hunger games! In this blog post I want to try and clarify and explaining what is Ramadan. Starting from the basics and then I tell you how…

Iraqi Lentil Soup

This is a traditional Iraqi soup that is mainly cooked in Ramadan. Mainly because it is light and gentile on flavour. Lentils are full of iron, fibre, magnesium and they are good blood sugar stabiliser. Which is exactly what you need after a long fast. I have blogged two other lentil soups but this one…

Welcome Ramadan

Yesterday was the first day of the holly month of Ramadan. It is observed by millions of muslims across the world. Holly because  it is the month in which the Quran (words from God – Allah) was revlied to the Prophet.  Holly because it is a month of worship. A month were muslims dedicate time…