Cooking & Baking

[Video Q & A] How to Make French Cuisine Halal

Q & A Video French Cuisine Halal | My Halal Kitchen

One of my favorite types of food hails from French cuisine. I’ve traveled all over France and had the real deal from Paris to Provence- many years ago- but that means I can recognize the depth of flavor that comes from the authentic flavors of cooking with bones, butter, animal fat and so on. I don’t advocate cooking with substitutes for ... Read More »

What’s the Best Way to Store Herbs?

Q & A Video French Cuisine Halal | My Halal Kitchen

As part of my new Q & A video series, this time I address the issue of storing herbs. As always, I’d love to hear what you have to say in the comments section below.   Read More »

Simple Ideas for a Formal Table Setting

Simple Ideas for a Formal Table Setting | My Halal Kitchen

Whether it’s Eid or any other special occasion, it’s a nice feeling to have a beautiful table setting for your guests. It’s even nicer to not have to spend too much time or money to do just that. Here are few ways you can make that happen this Eid or during your next formal affair. 1. Keep formal tableware in ... Read More »

How to Find Out If The Meat You’re Buying Is Truly Halal

How to Find Out if Your Meat is Really Halal | My Halal Kitchen

Do you ever wonder if what you’re eating at local restaurants or the unmarked meat at a butcher shop is truly halal and how you can ask to find out where things are really coming from? Check out my latest video update where I address this issue and hopefully answer those questions with tips on how you can find out ... Read More »

How to Find a Culinary School That Will Accommodate for Halal Cooking and Baking

Q & A with Yvonne of My Halal Kitchen

I get this question so often and find myself answering the same thing over and over so I finally realized it was time to share with so many of you who are wondering “how in the world can I go to culinary school when everything in the classes touches, contains or deals with pork or alcohol in some way, shape ... Read More »

Don’t Miss Yvonne’s New Quick Tip Video Series on the My Halal Kitchen YouTube Channel

Q & A with Yvonne of My Halal Kitchen

I’ve received so many wonderful questions from readers about cooking and baking halal that I’ve decided to start presenting them to everyone via my You Tube Channel. I hope you’ll all enjoy and benefit from the answers and if you have any of your own that you’d like to ask, feel free to email me with “Q & A” in ... Read More »

Beef Samosa Puff Pastries

Beef Samosa Puff Pastries | My Halal Kitchen

If you’ve never tasted keema, or that wonderfully spiced Indian-style ground beef, you’re totally missing out on some great flavor. Surely every family makes it a little different- even I have a few different versions, but for samosas I like to recreate a certain flavor. The first time I ever had it was at a suhoor in which I was ... Read More »

9 Easy Things You Could Be Doing Right Now to Get Ready for Ramadan Cooking

very chopped ingredients

Caution ahead: There’s a lot of chopping on this list, so let’s talk about what can get chopped away first. And yes, it is easy to do a little extra when you’re already chopping at mealtime now, anyway. If not, set aside a little time over the weekend or on a weeknight after dinner.  CHOPPING Chop away, it’s good therapy. Trust ... Read More »

Ramadan Tips from My Halal Kitchen [VIDEO]

ramadan tips from my halal kitchen

This video was prepared in 2012, but I don’t recall whether or not I shared it recently, so I thought it was worth a re-post. Enjoy!   Read More »

How to Enjoy the New Korean BBQ and Chipotle Crunchy Chickpeas by Saffron Road

Saffron Road, a company that makes a nice line of high quality, convenient halal food products, has come out with two new flavors of Crunch Chickpeas: Korean BBQ and Chipotle.  As the labels indicate, I’m also so happy to know that they’re made with organic chickpeas, they’re Non-GMO verified and gluten- free.  I love snacks just as much as the ... Read More »