Blogoversary #2… Comes with an Event and Giveaway!!!

“Your task is to start something good. To see it completed is the work of your Creator.” Abd Al-Qadir Al-Jilani (A notable mystic and a Hanbali jurist, 470-561 H)   I started this blog exactly two years back… on the lazy afternoon of January 17, 2013. From then it has been an exciting journey. For the past two years, I have Alhamdulillah been able to constantly post without breaks, despite the ups and downs of life. I have taken to food blogging as a way of unleashing my frustrations, of improving myself more and more, whether it is on a personal front or on the cooking front. This may be a food blog but more than that, it has been a reflection of my mental being and cooking has been a vital part of it. Whether I am in a good or a bad mood, I have taken to cooking… 

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Ahlan Ramadan ~ Event Announcement with Giveaway!

Assalamu alaikum dear friends… The blessed month of Ramadan is almost here. The month when the Quran was revealed to the Muslims as guidance… that is how important the month is. While we spend majority of our time in Ibaadah in the form of our Salaah, recitation of the Qura’an, pondering over the verses, giving Sadaqah, at the same time we give a lot of importance to our food served during the Iftar (fast breaking) and Suhoor (pre-dawn meal) to ensure that enough energy is provided to carry on during the long hours of fasting. As days pass by, the shift is towards healthy eating during the meal times, considering the hazards caused by deep fried and unhealthy foods after the fasting hours. We, Hasna, Humi and Rafeeda are proud to host a 6 week-long event on our respective blogs, looking at options for healthier cooking and feasting. Do you… 

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My first event – Story Telling with Food!

As I have been promising in my previous posts, finally I am announcing the event to all of you. I have always been amazed and humbled at the positive response that I have been receiving for my little blog. From the bottom of my heart, a big thank you to all of you who have been kind enough to keep coming, viewing my simple recipes and giving me some real good feedback. I am so grateful to the lovely friends that I have made in the process. A big thank you to the Almighty, who has showered a real blessing in the form of this blog! OK, a little into the event. I am sure everybody who reads my blog posts know that I just do not go directly into the recipe. I love to have some random ramblings, about anything before I actually go on with the post of… 

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