Tag "Ramadan Eating"

Preparing for Ramadan: Focus on Food for the Soul Not the Body

“Ramadan is only a few days away and I haven’t even started preparations. What am I going to do?”  Most of us have heard similar frantic self-talk before the beginning of Ramadan.  Contrary to what one might assume, this anxiety is not about preparing the body and soul for Ramadan; it is about the Ramadan menu and all the iftari and sehri ideas and prep.  Every year before Ramadan, I

Ramadan Dukaan

Alhamdullillah, Ramadan is here again! The “Shalwar Kameez” and ‘Topi’ are out, the masajid are full, you can smell pakora’s everywhere in the evening and every single person knows the time for Fajr and Maghrib prayers… down to the EXACT second! Yes, Alhamdullillah, Ramadan is here again! But is it the same Ramadan that we are used to? Correct me if I am wrong but doesn’t Ramadan feel bigger, shinier