Muslima on the Go? Tips on Choosing a Halal Food or Restaurant

In general, halal status of modern food is more prone than the traditional food because many of the materials used are imported and come from non-Muslim countries (especially the animal ingredients and its derivatives). Muslims  should be wary of Chinese ...

Comfort food the Muslima way.

So, I hope everyone has come back from having a great Idul Adha Celebrations.  I know I did.  Allhamdullilah! Great food, great company! Unfortunately, as the weather in the Northern hemisphere, specifically on the East Coast of the America’s the ...

Which Yeasts are Halal

Yeast (Gist)   Sallam, for the weekend cooks keep this in mind when In making bread, yeast is required so that the dough can expand. Yeast is usually added after the flour mixed with water and then stirred evenly. After that, the dough left for a few hours. Yeast itself is actually a microorganism, a small living creature, and usually of the type of Saccharomyces cerevisiae which is used in making the bread. Under conditions of adequate water and food ...

Is the ingredient Improving Agent halal?

Improving Agent Improving agents are food additives used in making bread and cakes to develop the dough so that the dough increase its volume, and also when the dough is baked, it can expand further. If the improving agent is mixed into the dough it will form carbon dioxide gas. The gas is then trapped in the gluten (the protein component of wheat flour), the longer time ...