Category Archives: Caring

Ramadan and Futuur or Iftar

The necessity to fast is the fourth of the five Pillars of Islam that Muslims observe. The ninth month of the Islamic calendar is known as Ramadan, the holiest month of the year in which the fasting, known as sawm, takes place. Fasting is observed during the daylight hours of the twenty nine days that

Simple Food Ideas for a Luau

If you are holding a luau but don’t want to go to the trouble of digging an imu oven then you will need some simple but authentic recipes to create the luau experience. Here are a few ideas: Kalua Pork – cooked slowly this delicious roast is rubbed with sea salt and liquid smoke to

How to Make Tofu

Making your own tofu, the cheese of soy milk, is easy but it takes a lot of time. It’s a good idea, therefore, to set aside the better part of a morning or afternoon, at least 2 hours or more, to make it. Here’s what you’ll need: – dry soy beans: at least 2 cups

Cooking English Food Nutrition

There are a number of reasons why England is not known for its cooking. Eating is a necessity but also a sensual pleasure, something to be savored, discussed and mulled over.  This means a recognition of the sensual over the mere need to refuel. As the English are a stoic nation, the admission of a

Fasting in Ramadan how to Plan a Perfect Iftaar Meal

Ramadan is the ninth Islamic month, the month when Holy Quran was revealed. Muslims all around the world celebrate the holy month with great enthusiasm. In the month of Ramadan every Muslim is supposed to fast from dawn to dusk. “Seher” and “Iftar” are the most important parts of Ramadan. Seher refers to the time

College Students Pizza Pizza Delivery

Despite health trends among college students being on the rise, pizza has become an integral part of the college experience. Go to a college dorm party and pizza is sure to be on the menu. Visit a college town and you won’t have to look long before finding several pizza places just off campus. What

How to Make Split Pea Soup in a Slow Cooker

There’s something about split pea soup that just says home. It’s the perfect pick-me-up after a long, hard day at work. A slow cooker makes it easier than ever to pull together that wonderful, homey taste. Ingredients Classic split pea soup starts with a ham hock, or two if your slow cooker has the space

Using your Loaf

The sandwich easily qualifies as a British institution, which became so popular that it is now eaten on a daily basis almost worldwide. The sandwich was so named after the fourth Earl of Sandwich, John Montagu (1718-92) who according to popular myth was often too busy gambling to eat a proper meal. Apparently he would

Pizza is the Ultimate College Meal

Thin crust, thick crust, deep dish, by the slice, and frozen; pizza has many shapes, styles and sizes. It is the ultimate meal for college students because of several simple but important factors. Pizza is a complete meal. Bread, cheese, meat, and veggies combined into one filling meal cannot be beat. Pizza can be customized

How to keep Guacamole from Turning Brown

Fresh guacamole is a culinary delight, and almost required when preparing a Mexican themed meal, and many Spanish ones. Freshly made guacamole fairly pops in the mouth, with a luscious texture, creamy mouth feel, and often a lovely backdrop of lime and chilies. It’s the perfect complement to the crunchy tortilla, rich barbacoa, and bright