Halal Info

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 »

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 »

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 »

What’s a Good Substitute for Dry White Wine?

Lemons as substitute for dry white wine

Here’s a reader question I thought everyone everyone could benefit from by answering on the site. Thank you, J. for asking! Question: There is a recipe that I am trying/going to make.  The recipe for the dough has “dry white wine” in it.  How can I substitute? MHK Answer: Dry white wine usually doesn’t have any sugar (it’s been fermented so ... Read More »

Two (Non-Halal) Things That Could Be On Cheese Rind

Cheese is probably my most favorite food, next to bread. I know, it’s more like an ingredient but I grew up on cheese and carbs, whether it was mac ‘n cheese, cheesy pasta, pizza, grilled cheese sandwiches or some other type of sandwich that had meat and cheese- there had to be cheese or it didn’t feel like a complete ... Read More »

Crescent Foods Shows Us Where Our Halal Poultry Comes From

Beautiful birds at Crescent Farm

If you follow me on Instagram and Facebook you probably remember me tweeting out photos before Eid ul Adha of my trip to a facility and hen house right here in the Midwest where the folks at Crescent Foods raise and process their chicks for Halal poultry products that are widely distributed across U.S. supermarkets and stores like Wal-Mart. I had the honor and pleasure ... Read More »

A Fascinating Glimpse at the Crescent Foods Plant Tour

workers on production line

Growing up in small-town Ohio I had a lot of opportunities to see how things were made, whether they were apples into apple cider at the local orchard, fruits into jam at a small nearby farm or potatoes into potato chips at the area’s largest food factory, it was all part of the things kids did on a field trip ... Read More »

Ramadan Recipes App is Now the My Halal Kitchen App!

My Halal Kitchen Recipes App for iPhone

It’s hard to believe it’s  almost been a year since we started working on the Ramadan Recipes app for iPhone and iPad. Batoul Apps, the super talented developers and technological brain behind the app, have done an amazing job to lay out the recipes I developed, tested and photographed. In the past year, we’ve been working on some updates, including the ... Read More »

The Story Behind Patchi Chocolates

Last year during Ramadan I introduced you to Patchi chocolates because I fell in love with their quality and taste. I had all but given up on ever finding the taste of real chocolate mixed with real nuts like hazelnuts, pistachio, and almonds that I grew up enjoying whenever someone in my family came to visit from Italy bearing gifts of ... Read More »

5 Important Things to Do Before Opening a Halal Restaurant

5 Things to Know Before Opening a Halal Restaurant | My Halal Kitchen

I’ve recently seen friends of mine open up {halal} restaurants and for many years considered opening up one of my own. Running any business is a challenge and the restaurant business is one of the most unforgiving and most rewarding at the same time. Through their experience and consulting with others on how to follow steps to open up a restaurant ... Read More »