Press

My Interview with Golden Room (UK Website)

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Recently I was interviewed via Skype by a British woman named Dr. W.J. Tuinstra who resides just north of London. She is the Editor in Chief of Goldenroom, an Online Journal for Cross Cultural Relations, and wanted to talk to me about how I started My Halal Kitchen and why. I love this topic and any opportunity to talk about things ... Read More »

My Chicago Cookbook Tour for Ramadan Cooking

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I am so incredibly excited to announce that I’ll be touring the Chicagoland area to talk about the recipes in my cookbook, Summer Ramadan Cooking! I’ll be making stops at various locations to do cooking demos, talk tips on Ramadan preparation and planning and answer questions on cooking and baking for the most special month of the year. Admission  is free ... Read More »

MHK Recipes and a Q & A Column in SISTERS Magazine

For several years now I’ve been working with the fabulous women of Sisters, a U.K.-based magazine for Muslim women.  I began contributing recipes at first, then articles on cooking basics (i.e. a cooking school on the monthly pages of the magazine). Now I’m contributing quick weeknight meal recipes, as well as offering answers to some of your most pressing cooking questions ... Read More »

Nomination for a Brass Crescent Award; Cooking Halal Radio Show

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I was simply stunned Wednesday morning to find out that I was nominated under the category of Best Female Blogger for writing My Halal Kitchen, in the 7th Annual Brass Crescent Awards. Deeply humbled and incredibly honored to be nominated among other talented writers, I wish everyone the best and ask you to please visit the voting site here. If you’re not familiar ... Read More »

Hummus Cups

Hummus Cups Your Guests Will Love

It’s been an eventful couple of weeks around here. I’ve been visiting farmers’ markets everywhere I can here in Chicago and back home in Ohio. Did you see all the lovely produce I was able to capture? Needless to say, I’ve been busy with travel, family and my work here in and on My Halal Kitchen. I’ve met some wonderful people and gotten to know about the work they’re doing on ... Read More »

Blogger’s Choice Awards- Please Cast Your Vote!

  Creating and building this blog has been a labor of love and one of the most rewarding experiences to date, alhamdullilah (thank God).  I pray that all you readers around the globe are benefitting from the recipes and articles here. As a result, I was so touched that My Halal Kitchen was nominated for Best Food Blog in the Blogger’s Choice ... Read More »

The Huffington Post Article on My Halal Kitchen

For halal food fans everywhere as well as those awaiting something unique in the food world, you might be interested to know that The Huffington Post contributor Naazish YarKhan thinks My Halal Kitchen could be making a difference. She wrote a wonderful piece about this website and the growing halal food industry (i.e. companies like Crescent Foods and Taqwa Eco-Food), as well as a rising interest in halal foods, ... Read More »

My Halal Kitchen Featured on Radio Islam

As many of you already know, My Halal Kitchen has had a pretty exciting couple of weeks. On June 10, we were featured on Radio Islam, a Chicago talk radio program that airs daily programs on topics particularly pertinent to Muslims but open for anyone interested in learning about events and people on the local, national and international Muslim scene. ... Read More »

Follow My Halal Kitchen on Twitter!

My Halal Kitchen is now on Twitter! You can follow us by going to the Twitter website, sign up and look for “MyHalalKitchen” and click on “follow” or go to: www.twitter.com/myhalalkitchen. If you don’t already have one, sign up, find us, follow us and then we’ll be able to ‘tweet’ each other! If you’re not familiar with Twitter, it’s one ... Read More »