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Ramadan 2013

Muslims the world over have been preparing throughout the first half of 2013 for the holy month of Ramadan, the most sacred month in the Islamic calendar with dawn-to-dusk fasting, prayers and spiritual introspection. The fast, one of the five pillars … Continue reading

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30 Days of Gratefulness-Ramadan Part 14: Cake

Who can ever ignore a beautifully decorated cake? How the sight of one enchants us all and affords endless potential for discussion points! A friend of mine exhibits extraordinary aptitude for inventing spectacular designs in cake-decorating, and each time she forges another unique arrangement, … Continue reading

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Death by Baklava

Delicious, oozing syrup and nutty flavour, baklava is one of the oldest known flaky pastry desserts. Its popularity goes back to the 15th Century’s Ottoman Empire when Sultan Mehmet II set to conquer Byzantium and capture Constantinople. At the age of 21. In … Continue reading

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