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Wednesday, 13 January 2021 / 29 Jumadal Ula 1442 AH


Redefining Modest Wear in the Modern Era

By Naadiya Adams

For decades Muslim women have struggled to balance culture and religion with their love for fashion and expression, now in the modern world, influencers are blazing trails to merge the two.

Hijabi super Model Halima Aden retired from the catwalk late last year for that very reason; citing the complexity modesty plays in the fashion industry at large.

Hijabi Fashion, or modest fashion has so many interpretations but in its most basic form it is clothing which conceals rather than accentuates the body. It includes hijabs and burkas, but also loose-fitting tops or jackets. As well as dresses with high necks and ankle length hems. read more

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Steak Express Recipe

½ kg rump steak cut in strips
Marinate with a tsp of each of the following:

  •  salt,
  • black pepper,
  • steak and chops spice,
  • barbeque spice,
  • mustard powder,,
  • lemon juice,
  • garlic flakes,
  • garlic salt
  • dry ginger

Warm ghee and oil in pot and add above ingredients with steak and cook until halfway done. Then cube one large onion, one large tomatoe and one large green pepper. Add to steak and cook till veggies are cooked. Lastly add 2 tblsp  each of chilli garlic sauce, tomatoe sauce, crystal sauce, and worcester sauce. Cook for awhile  and serve with potatoe chips. Spice chips with  salt vinegar and red chiillies. Put chips at the bottom of the platter and steak on top of chips and serve with pitas.

Courtesy: Khatija Ebrahim

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