Day: February 3, 2016

In Whose Hands Is The Rizq?

Feeding-the-birds-web

“WHILE I was heading outside the masjid in Basra, a very gruffly and rude looking Bedouin approached me,” said Al-Asma’i (d. 213H), one of the early scholars noted for his vast knowledge and piety and who tutored the sons of Caliph Haroon Rasheed. “Which tribe do you belong to?” asked the Bedouin man. “I’m from…...

A Taste Of The Past: Andalusian-Style Roast Meat

Andalusian-Style Roast Meat

WE present a recipe adapted from an Andalusian cookbook written in the 13th century. It is a small taste of meals in the past that shows the refinement of taste and the eye for detail that went into each recipe and its presentation. For instance, the anonymous author of the book prefaces the recipes with…...