We recently came across The Tiffin Box, a food, recipe and review website, with pictures so beautiful we had to dig a little deeper. Michelle Peters Jones creates original recipes and ones inspired by her family, and writes about East Indian, British and Canadian food, with a strong focus on using fresh, local and sustainable ingredients.
Ifar of the day: Chilled Watermelon “Chaat” Salad (click for recipe)
This refreshing salad incorporates cooling watermelon, cucumber and cilantro, with a dash of spicy and tangy chaat masala for a uniquely Indian twist. And with Ramadan in the middle of summer, nothing is more refreshing and hydrating than a watermelon. Be the hit of any iftar party with this juicy, mouth-watering dish.
Inshallah, Ramadan will begin tonight with the sighting of the crescent moon. Get your children excited with this AH-MAZING Ramadan song by Yusuf Islam. If you don’t already own the CD, I Look I See 2, order today! This CD is one of the few, if not only, Islamic CD’s we think is exciting for both your children AND you.
It’s the final countdown till Ramadan, and your child might be starting half day fasts, his first full Ramadan, or maybe even his fifth! Either way, keep Ramadan and iftar-time exciting and fun and something to look forward to with a variety of delicious meals, treats and crafts created with Eidway’s Islamic Shape Cookie Cutter Set.
It’s impossible for your child to over practice the alphabet, especially when they may be learning multiple languages at once, like English or Arabic. For a fun, and edible way, to explore how letters are formed, try this hand-on pretzel baking activity.