Recipes

Mutton curry and dumplings by Rashida Padia

Mutton curry and dumplings by Rashida Padia

Written by on April 1, 2014 in Easy Recipes with 0 Comments

  Mutton Curry : Braise 2 onions ( finely sliced)in oil till gold. Add 2tsp ginger garlic paste, 1tsp chilli pwd, 2 tsp dhana jeero, 1/2 tsp tumeric, 2 cinnamon sticks, 3 elachie cracked open slightly and 1 tsp salt, Add meat and braise till water burnt out. Add additional water till meat is soft. […]

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Veg Pilaf by Faaizah Asmal

Veg Pilaf by Faaizah Asmal

Written by on March 31, 2014 in Easy Recipes with 0 Comments

A Pilaf a dish where rice is cooked in a seasoned broth. The rice takes on a beautiful brown colour by being stirred with bits of onion, vegetables, meat (if you prefer) and a large mix of spices. Although a traditional pilaf uses uncooked rice, i prefer giving my rice a ‘slight’ boil in unsalted […]

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Nanima Projects

Surviving book Launch and Purple Heart ChariTea

Surviving book Launch and Purple Heart ChariTea

Written by on March 31, 2014 in Projects with 0 Comments

Surviving by Asmaa khan book launch Speeches by Asmaa Khan, Taahira Rubidge Sayed and Saaleha Idrees Bamjee When I read Asmaa’s blog post the first time I never thought it would end like this. I enjoyed reading the post and the Nani character attracted me to the book instantly. It was well written and although […]

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Directory: Nizamiye Nanima Home Industry Expo 2014

Directory: Nizamiye Nanima Home Industry Expo 2014

Written by on March 28, 2014 in Projects with 0 Comments

Nizamiye Nanima Home Industry expo 2014   Nizamiye is my favourite place in Jozi. My kids and I are regulars there on Jumuah. We attend the Friday prayer and thereafter we picnic there with the dish of the day with our Simit and slush. It has been my dream to have an expo at Nizamiye […]

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Lifestyle

Decor Dramas – Ask Zakkiya Khan

Decor Dramas – Ask Zakkiya Khan

Written by on February 20, 2014 in Lifestyle with 0 Comments

      Have any decor drama, need advise ask Zakkiya Khan in our forum - http://bit.ly/NaniDecorDramas If you recall Zakiyya was part of our Lunch Date competition. To see her entertaining lunch date episodes – Zakkiya Khan Lunch Date   About Zakkiya Khan Your home is a place of solitude. It is the place you […]

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Healthy Habits – Ask the experts

Healthy Habits – Ask the experts

Written by on January 23, 2014 in Lifestyle with 0 Comments

  Health Habits Our bodies are a blessing to us and we need to look after it. Let us together go on this journey to healthier happier lifestyle. Great news Dietician Faaizah Asmal, Nabeela Mohamed life coach and Dr Faatima Ahmed Akoon will be assisting us once a week to answer some questions you may […]

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Parenting

Peter Rabbit – Mystery Thief and Peter Rabbit Sticker Activity Book

Peter Rabbit – Mystery Thief and Peter Rabbit Sticker Activity Book

Written by on November 21, 2013 in Book Club, Parenting with 0 Comments

Peter Rabbit is a timeless classic. I remember these stories from when I was younger. My 7 year daughter bachoo read the story to us, my 4 year old son favourite character was cotton tail. The book was well written and I really happy to see that my 7 year old managed to read it […]

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Ramadan Fasting Chart for Children

Ramadan Fasting Chart for Children

Written by on July 21, 2013 in Parenting with 0 Comments

  Are you little ones fasting?  1000 good deeds has created a fasting colouring chart for the smallies to colour in as they fast. designed by Eeman Designs right click and save image as to download Chart  

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Book Club

Book Review: Bear Adventure by Anthony McGowan

Book Review: Bear Adventure by Anthony McGowan

Written by on January 14, 2014 in Book Club with 0 Comments

Book reviewed by Hanna Essop Amazon Hunt and her cousin Frazer are members of the TRACKS an organisation formed to protect the worlds critically endangered and rare animals. They are now in the forests of Canada with Amazons uncle, Hal Hunt, looking for her parents who were lost in a plane crash. Suddenly they come […]

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Book Review: Disney Junior and Princesses Annual Activity Book 2014

Book Review: Disney Junior and Princesses Annual Activity Book 2014

Written by on December 14, 2013 in Book Club with 0 Comments

My 7 year old daughter really enjoyed these books. When we received them, it was school time. I told her she can’t play with them until holidays. It really kept her busy during the holidays. Being our little princess, she really enjoyed the princess book. Her little brother who is 3 years old is to […]

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Baking

Tutti Frutti by Fatima Bulbulia

Tutti Frutti by Fatima Bulbulia

Written by on April 8, 2014 in Baking with 0 Comments

  Drain can of koo fruit salad, reserve juice. Slice strawberries, kiwi and add to fruit salad, add in any fruit juice that you like. Boil the reserved can juice with half cup sugar, half cup water and 1-2tsp ghas. Pour this into fruit, mix, thereafter pour into mould. Serve with condense milk mixed with […]

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Ice cream cake by Chuckaloo Ismail

Ice cream cake by Chuckaloo Ismail

Written by on March 19, 2014 in Baking with 0 Comments

  1packet woolies choc muffins crumbled 1 n half to 2litres soft vanilla ice cream 1fresh cream unbeaten Simply mix all together in a bowl add a little sugar if u feel its not sweet enough,pour the mixture into a baking tin lined with foil,cling wrap and freeze overnight.take out on day of serving remove […]

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Charity

Tears Foundation Rape Hotline gets help

Tears Foundation Rape Hotline gets help

Written by on August 28, 2013 in Charity with 0 Comments

Sometimes to help others you need help yourself. Due to the generosity of  Dr Wentzel, Tears Foundation, the Rape Hotline have received office space making them effective to assist Rape and Sexual Abuse victims. TEARS RAPE SEXUAL ABUSE HOTLINE Rape, sexual abuse and HIV/AIDS are challenges facing all South Africans. Unfortunately, many victims of abuse […]

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Make a difference, become an UP Care Clown

Make a difference, become an UP Care Clown

Written by on July 18, 2013 in Charity with 0 Comments

  They say that laughter is the best medicine. The Up, an organisation that brings joy to humanity is proving this to be true. Nikki Jackman, the founder of The Up explains how it all got started, “I started the UP in 2003,” she says, “After choosing to use my talents for greater purpose, I […]

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News

Oscar Trial Songs and Videos

Oscar Trial Songs and Videos

Written by on April 11, 2014 in News with 0 Comments

While Oscar is leaving an #oscartrail of snot and trane and sometimes vomit here are some songs associated with the #oscartrial. Some questions I have, of Oscar’s bizarre version is right. If there is an intruder in your house, don’t you gather your loved one and try and get out of the area. Also why […]

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Lift Azan Ban

Lift Azan Ban

Written by on April 2, 2014 in News with 0 Comments

I went to the Nizamiye Masjid on human rights day. The South African flag flying.  A beautiful masjid and a tourist attraction.The biggest masjid in the Southern Hemisphere. I was standing right out side the masjid and I missed the prayer. A major sin. Why did I miss the prayer? The Azan is not allowed […]

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