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Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016 06:42


1 big packet sweet chilli pepper Dorritos

1 big packet lightly salted Lays

Feta cheese (crumbled)

Gouda cheese (grated)

Bottle of pepperdews

Mixed herbs

Chopped tomatoes

Cubed green pepper

Green chillies

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“Dear Parents”


Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016 16:11

(Submitted by a Subscriber)

How do you expect kids to listen to their parents when…

* Tarzan lives half naked,

* Cinderella comes home at midnight,

* Pinocchio lies all the time,

* Aladdin is the king of thieves,

* Batman drives at 200 km/h,

* Romeo and Juliet commit suicide out of love,

* Harry Potter uses witchcraft,

* Mickey and Minnie are more than just friends,

* Sleeping Beauty is lazy,

* Dumbo gets drunk and hallucinates,

* Scooby Doo gives nightmares,

* and Snow White lives with 7 guys.

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A Good Home


Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015 16:17

(Transcribed from a talk given by Mufti Ebrahim Salajee [daamat barakaatuhum], on the completion of Mishkaatul Masaabeeh at Madrasah Islaahul Muslimaat, Sherwood) 

Parents are generally not consistent in making du‘aa for their children; yet their du‘aas are readily accepted. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said: “There are three such people whose du‘aas are accepted instantly: the du‘aa of an oppressed person, the du‘aa of a traveller, a parent’s du‘aa for his/her child.” (Sunan Ibni Maajah #3862)

Hazrat Moulana In‘aamul Hasan (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) had mentioned that there is one simple du‘aa which will be a means of great goodness for one’s children. The du‘aa is, “O Allah, grant my child a good home.”

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A Healthy Lifestyle


Last Updated on Thursday, 26 November 2015 09:25

Health is the expression of harmonious balance between the components in a person’s body, the environment and the lifestyle of the person. When a person is healthy, by all these factors being in balance, his body will be able to heal itself and fight sickness on its own. The goal is thus to assist the body maintain its balance by having a healthy lifestyle.

Some guidelines to a healthy lifestyle are:

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White Chocolate Ice-Cream


Last Updated on Saturday, 14 November 2015 16:25

2 cup cream

2 tbsp. sugar

¾ cup milk

Pinch of salt

Heat the above but do not boil.

Whisk together 5 yolks and 2 tbsp. sugar

Whisk +/- ¼ cup hot milk mixture into the yolks.

Pour it back into the pot and mix.

Cook over medium heat till it thickens (it will cling to a metal spoon when you dip it in).

Strain mixture into a bowl.

Add 1 ¼ cup melted white chocolate and ¼ tsp vanilla essence.

Chill overnight.

When churning, add ¾ cup roasted almonds or ¼ cup raspberry puree.


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