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 »
Although not necessarily a food-related product, I have a real affinity for Noor Kids books for seve...
The following post comes to us all the way from Doha, Qatar where our friend and partner in creating...
Since we’ve moved into our house and begun construction, it’s the simple things in life ...
This next post and giveaway comes to us from the online Etsy store, Salaam Cards. I’ve watched...
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Tiramisu, the quintessential Sicilian dessert, and the ultimate party food. Although I’m (hal...
I’ve been admiring the work of popular Australian graphic designer, Peter Gould, for a long time now. Actually, there are so many companies whose design work I’ve been admiring and didn’t even realize that Peter was behind their logos, website and brochure designs, masha’allah. What really prompted me to finally reach out to him was the free Kids of the Ummah Party Pack download ... Read More »
Photographing Ramadan traditions around the world is a genius idea- what a way to educate, inform and inspire. I’m so glad much of it was captured through a competition called ‘Capture the Spirit of Ramadan’. Have you seen? It took us on journeys to far away places where we could view amazing images of Ramadan traditions and Islamic culture around ... Read More »
Local food products are quite the buzz lately. Any time you shop at the supermarket and see products like local honey or local jams, they’re typically strategically placed where fresh produce is to give you the feeling of shopping at an outdoor market. Speaking of those, farmers markets are the place to be on a Saturday morning where local products ... Read More »
If you’ve been paying attention to the many giveaways we’ve brought to you this season, you know that Patchi has been spoiling us with some incredible chocolate offerings that showcase their delicious varieties catering to our Ramadan and ‘Eid season celebrations. In this fourth and last giveaway one person will receive 1/2 pound of chocolate in the amber vase pictured ... Read More »
This Ramadan has been so much fun. I’ve had a great time soaking up all the great ideas for home décor, party ideas for kids, and meeting the creative women and men behind design inspiration that caters to the way we Muslims celebrate and value our holidays in a colorful and beautiful way. Rana Bacaloni is one of those women. ... Read More »
This week’s giveaway from Patchi is the third out of four the chocolate company is generously offering My Halal Kitchen readers. How did they know we all love chocolate so much? Read More »
I was introduced to Silver Envelope, the Islamic Stationary Company, several years ago and am so happy to see how much it has grown since. Their product line is bright and colorful, kid-friendly and something I like to have around at parties (particularly the decorative cupcake holders). Creative Director and Founder, Raana Smith, brings us 6 Tips to Throw a ... Read More »
I’m delighted to introduce you to a local Chicago woman who is doing some fabulous and unique things to help people celebrate special occasions or take business branding ‘Up a Notch’. She ships her personalized party favors across the country in creative wrapping, and in this post Kiran Ansari offers tips on how to really bring life to ‘Eid ... Read More »
I am so delighted to bring you this article by Jomana Siddiqui, founder of modernEID.com who creates some of the most beautifully designed ‘Eid decor for the home, something I’ve been in search of for years now. I asked Jomana to give us some of her best tips on how to celebrate Ramadan in style and bring the beauty and spirit ... Read More »