Recipes

Lamington Bites Recipe

Australian Lamington’s Recipe Lamington’s are an Australian cake made from squares of butter cake or sponge cake coated in an outer layer of chocolate sauce and rolled in desiccated coconut. The thin mixture is absorbed into the outside of the sponge cake and left to set, giving the cake a distinctive texture. This easy to make recipe is perfect to make for Eid day as a yummy treat! Let us see how you get on by tagging us in your…

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Nabeedh Recipe

Ramadan Kareem everyone! I can’t believe we are 10 days into this blessed month! I thought what better way to ease us into the next few weeks of Ramadan than sharing with you a recipe of this Sunnah drink which is definitely a forgotten Sunnah in these times! Nabeeth is a Sunnah drink which is so easy to make yet it’s tasty delish, its healthy, has Shifa (cure) from many ailments and full of nutritional benefits. Let’s revive the Sunnah…

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How to make a delicious Dalgona Coffee

The famous beverage that’s taking over all social media platforms, fluffy, tasty and whipped to perfection. Dalgona is unlike any regular old drink. Dalgona coffee, often known as whipped coffee, is a frothy beverage inspired by a well known South Korean candy, similar to a sweet toffee. As it’s one of the biggest food trends, why not try it out during this quarantine? It’s definitely worth it! It’s made from only vigorous whisking between equal amounts of coffee, sugar and…

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Ricotta Cheese Knafeh Recipe

What is Knafeh AKA Kunafa, Konafa Knafeh is a Middle Eastern dessert known for the infamous cheese pull (check out the video below). Its made with a thin noodle like pastry and a sugar syrup, layered with cheese. You may be thinking knafeh must taste weird because of the cheese and sugar syrup being together but there is actually a delicious balance, so it is definitely worth trying!Knafeh can be found with many variants and flavours. Knafeh is also know…

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Virgin Mojito Recipe

For a long time, I’ve loved Mocktails. I’ve tried so many over the years and eventually decided to make my own because hey what better way is there to make something the way you like it? So me personally I love a mojito (non-alcoholic of course) that is very minty with just enough lime and ice! I do like all the different kinds such as blueberry, strawberry and pineapple. Lots of people have asked how the mojito was made when…

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Date Smoothie

Another great idea using dates is this delicious smoothie made from (of course) dates, banana & peanut butter. It’s so simple to make, yet so good! Just blend all the ingredients below together: 5 Palestinian Medjoul Dates (or any other dates) 1 Banana 2 tbsp of peanut butter Some ice 3/4 cup of almond or semi-skimmed milk This is a great drink for Ramadan or any time of the year really! The ingredients offer a great source of energy, protein, fibre & many more benefits. It's amazing to think that our Prophet Muhammad (saw) was very fond of dates and when we follow his sunnah, we get reward Subhanallah. Make this smoothie with the intention of fulfilling a sunnah and reap double the reward in this blessed month! Let me know your feedback if you've made it! #HFGRecipe #ramadan2018

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Nabeeth Recipe

Check out this nutritious, sweet, chilled, Sunnah drink we made at home from Palestinian Medjoul Dates! It’s called Nabeedh & here’s you make it: De-seed & wash 5 Palestinian Medjoul Dates (you can use any dates, but be mindful different dates vary in sweetness) Put the dates into 500ml of water to soak in the fridge in a bottle overnight. The next day, using a sieve just pour it out into a glass & enjoy a sweet, Sunnah drink. The more dates you add, the sweeter it’ll be! Keep it in the fridge as it’s best served chilled😋 The longer it’s kept, the stronger it’ll get but any Nabeedh left over after the third day could get fermented, so it must be disposed of as narrated in various Hadeeth! This drink is not only delicious but a healthy alternative to fizzy/sugar loaded drinks, as only the natural sugars from the dates keep you boosted! You’ll also benefit your body with the well-known antioxidant properties which dates offer. Especially, during Ramadan when we often eat many acidic foods, dates serve a much needed alkalizing remedy for our stomach & digestion in order to keep us healthy! Ibn Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates, “Nabeedh would be made for the Messenger of Allah ﷺ & he would drink it on the same day or the next day or the third day & if there was any left he would throw it away, or give orders that it was to be thrown away.” (Ibn Majah) It’s also Sunnah to do the same with raisins but the Prophet ﷺ advised against mixing dates & raisins for Nabeedh. #HFGRecipes #SunnahFood #ramadan2018

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