Memories and the Meaningfulness of Ramadan

As we draw to the end of the month of Ramadan; a period of time considered most holy on the Islamic calendar, we invite two Muslim friends to share their perspectives on what Ramadan and the ensuing festivities of Eid-ul Fitr mean to them. Firstly, we introduce you to Ibu Hani, who is most likely familiar to you as we featured Ibu Hani's inspiring life Continue Reading

How to Make your own Putri Salju Cookies

The Holy Month of Ramadan on the Islamic calendar is a period marked by the Five Pillars of Islam including Faith, Prayer, Charity, Fasting and Pilgrimage to Mecca. The Fasting Pillar refers to abstinence from food, drink smoking, gossip, swearing, sex and other sinful acts from sunrise to sunset. When the sun sets, the evening call to prayer is heard and Continue Reading

How to Make Nita’s Black Sticky Rice

In todayโ€™s blog post, we head to the ajb kitchen as our gorgeousย friend Nita Strudwick shares her recipe for Black Sticky Rice (Bubur Ketan Hitam). Some time ago Nita served us up this delicacy - which was met with lots of sighs of wonder and delight. Of course, in her true modest style, Nita insisted that it was very easy to make, however, we knew it was a Continue Reading