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This Turkish Dessert Is SO Popular They Call It 'The Queen Of Ramadan Delicacies'

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4 June 2017

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Güllaç: The Rosy Turkish Dessert Of Ramadan Tables

The holy month of Ramadan brings an array of delicacies to various parts of the world: Atayef in the Middle East, Pakoras in South East Asia, Luqaimat in Saudi Arabia and Güllaç in Turkey.

This fluffy sweet dessert is SO popular among Turks that they often call it the 'Queen of Ramadan desserts'.

5 Irresistible Breakfast Toast Ideas For Suhoor Meals

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4 June 2017

 Breakfast Toast Ideas For Suhoor Meals

We all promised ourselves a healthy Ramadan — no fried pakoras, no fizzy drinks and no skipping suhoor meals. But let’s face it, so far all we’ve done is eat fried items, drink sodas and skip suhoor.

While the first two are still (somewhat) achievable, waking up for suhoor meals requires a lot more than self-restraint. Lack of sleep combined with post-iftar bloating makes it impossible to wake up in the in the middle of the night.

7 Mouth-Watering Iftar Snacks Totally Worth The Calories

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29 May 2017

Deep-Fried Iftar Snacks

The holy month of Ramadan is here, and by now, you must have skimmed through at least 10 articles/per hour — all of them telling you to make the right choices, adopt healthy eating, drink water, avoid carbs...well, you get the idea.

All these features (and people writing them) are 100% on-point. And we too, are on board (at least intentionally) with the idea of a healthier Ramadan BUT seriously, where in the world do we find the willpower to stop staring at these crispy, cheesy and utterly mouth-melting Iftar delicacies?

This Is How You Eat Pancakes In Ramadan - Middle Eastern Style

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28 May 2017

Atayef recipes

If you’ve lived anywhere in the Middle East, you probably know what we’re talking about, if not then you’re in for a sweet savoury surprise, normally referred to as atayef.

Atayef is the Middle East’s version of the pancake and that’s just the beginning of what this dish is all about. These thin, lacy and stuffed delicacies represent the holy month of Ramadan like no other.

6 Easy Ways To Feel Less Thirsty While Fasting

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28 May 2017

5 Easy Ways To Feel Less Thirsty While Fasting

Ramadan is a blessed and festive time but it comes with challenges — spiritual, religious and physical.

The selfless act to avoid any food/drink from morning till dusk is taxing for the body, that’s used to our regular eating patterns. And while hunger is somewhat bearable, it’s particularly demanding to deal with thirst, especially when the temperature goes above 30°C outside.

This Arabic Egg Dish Is The Reason To Wake Up Early For Suhoor

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23 May 2017

Shakshouka recipe

Let’s face it — waking up groggy and tired before dawn isn’t really the most satisfying part of the holy month but food, as always, makes it all better.

In Ramadan, Muslims around the globe wake up before dawn for suhoor - the meal that keeps you full for the rest of the day till iftar - the breaking of the fast.

If you’re looking to experiment with your suhoor menu then try then try Shakshouka — a rich succulent egg dish that satisfies.

It might look elaborate but it’s really not.

10 Heavenly Iftar Foods From Around The World

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21 May 2017

Iftar Dishes From Around The World

The blessed month of Ramadan is right around the corner. This means, every morning (for 30 days), one-fifth of the world’s population will unify to abstain from worldly pleasures. Almost 2 billion Muslims will wake up at dawn to observe a fast till dusk.

It’s almost mesmeric to see thousands of families and hundreds of nationalities to follow a single schedule of life. From their passport colour to their daily feast, everything differs YET the spirit of the holy month remains universal.

5 Delicious Make-Ahead Iftar Snacks For Ramadan

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21 May 2017

Iftar Snacks For Ramadan

Blessed and joyful as it is, the holy month of Ramadan can be a challenging time, especially when you have a hectic day. Hunger and thirst combined with a prevailing sense of restriction result in mood swings, arguments and boredom — things that are in total contradiction with the essence of fasting.

Food, as always takes up a great deal of time and effort not in just in our daily routine but in our minds too. So, instead of spending good hours trying to figure out what to cook in a cranky mood, it’s better to plan ahead.