Misc.

How to Eat Halal While Traveling

Halal Cart Niagara Falls, NY | My Halal Kitchen

Traveling across the state or across the world can be exciting and a chance to re-charge your internal batteries, a welcome a change of pace and scenery. Finding halal food in the sky or on the road, however, isn’t always as easy. Even though the word halal is beginning to penetrate common everyday lingo across the United States and Europe, ... Read More »

What Exactly is a Persimmon?

If you’re wondering whether a persimmon is some type of tomato or if it’s even a fruit or a vegetable, let me tell you that the most I know is it’s a fruit that grows and is consumed widely in Mediterranean climates during the winter, although it’s also consumed widely in Asia, too. Hachiya Persimmon Fruit  As Mediterranean blooded as ... Read More »

Culinary and Cosmetic Uses of Argan Oil

Culinary & Cosmetic Uses of Argan Oil | My Halal Kitchen

Have you ever tried argan oil?  It is some really amazing stuff that is great for cooking as well as making yourself beautiful on a budget…not that you need any more beautifying, of course.  In the past year I’ve been using it in my cooking and even more so on my sensitive skin (the cosmetic grade) in a massive effort ... Read More »

‘Eid Mubarak! How We Celebrated ‘Eid ul Adha

Brownies for

‘Eid Mubarak to all of my readers who celebrate this holiday! I hope you’re enjoying the festivities and will continue to enjoy them for the next few days, insha’allah. We’re making the most out of the fact that the first day of ‘Eid (it is typically celebrated for three days) has fallen on a Sunday when so many people have the ... Read More »