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Wednesday, 31 March 2021 / 17 Sha'ban 1442 AH


Ramadan Preparation: Part 2

Ramadaan: An Important guest

If Sha`baan caught you off guard, then what are the chances that Ramadaan won`t do the same?

The greatest catastrophe is not preparing or not preparing adequately for an important event. Now the problem which we have is many of us do not deem it to be necessary to prepare for Ramadaan.

Reflect on the years that have gone by: how did Ramadaan reach you – were you prepared or unprepared? Procrastinating or well set? Full of regrets or happy that it has arrived? more

  • We are all tired!

    By Mumtaz Moosa Saley

    This past weekend was the first real long weekend we had, but it has proven to be the weekend that saw a spike in infections.

    Driving around Johannesburg many restaurants were packed beyond capacity, not many protocols were being followed and social distancing seemingly ignored. I am not sure what is it about restaurants that get our guard down, almost as if the virus stops at the door after you have sanitised and had your temperature taken. more

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Pan Seared Salmon

...for 2 salmon fillets

Add 1 tblsp olive oil to a pan on quite high heat.

Add salmon to the pan skin side down – then sear for 1 min.

Flip over – sear for a minute. reduce the heat to medium. add 1 tblsp soya sauce, 1 tsp garlic paste, 1 tsp fire sauce for @sugar_n_ice_by_rae or Tabasco, 1/2 tsp chopped green chilli, 2 tsp lemon juice, after 2 min flip over to skin side down – as the sauce reduces the skin will crispen up. remove from pan taking care not to overcook.

Serve with blanched asparagus or broccoli & corn.

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