Portuguese Cuisine: How to Cook Halal Portuguese at Home

Portuguese Cuisine: How to Cook Halal Portuguese at Home

admin | 23rd January 2018
Egg custard tarts, caldo verde, seafood stews.  It’s garlicky and often full of spice, from vanilla and cinnamon to the famous and fiery piri piri.  Eggs, potatoes, rice, beef, fish and seafood are main elements of Portuguese cuisine (pork…
January: Eating Seasonal Citruses as Part of a Halal Diet

January: Eating Seasonal Citruses as Part of a Halal Diet

admin | 16th January 2018
Brighten up a dull January with the golden, bittersweet, flaming colours of seasonal citrus fruits like blood oranges, Seville oranges, grapefruits, pomelos and mandarins.  (‘Mandarins’ is a general term that includes clementines, satsumas and…
Mindful Eating: Introducing the Concept of Eating Mindfully into a Halal Diet

Mindful Eating: Introducing the Concept of Eating Mindfully into a Halal Diet

admin | 26th December 2017
Being ‘mindful’ it to be conscious or aware of something.  Halal is in itself mindful in the sense that as Muslims we are mindful of what is permissible, and why.  We think about our food.  But do we think when we are actually eating…
December: Eating Seasonal Produce as Part of a Halal Diet

December: Eating Seasonal Produce as Part of a Halal Diet

admin | 19th December 2017
Lights, late-night shopping.  Chocolate and Christmas TV.  But do you know what foods are in season this month?  As Brits, polls show us we’re pretty bad at knowing what’s in season when.  Supermarkets offer us almost everything…
Mexican Cuisine: How to Cook Halal Mexican at Home

Mexican Cuisine: How to Cook Halal Mexican at Home

admin | 10th December 2017
When we think of Mexican food, we think of tacos, tostadas and quesadillas, right?  Unsurprisingly, Mexican home cooking is completely different from the food served in most Mexican restaurants outside of Mexico, which is either Tex-Mex or…