Posts by Selina Bakkar

Wedding Favours, make your own!

I D E A S Love me, Love me more. Love grows. Keep it Eco! Keep its Popping! Don’t forget the little guests. Love the idea. Mint to be. Tea favours Cheeky Chocolate. Yay, family favourite. Simple and Sunnah Which team are you? Match made in heaven S H O P   F A V…

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Nadiya’s British Food Adventure: New book coming soon

Nadiya has always put fun into creating recipes and reviving old ones and much of it has been done through being inspired by her surroundings as we saw on  the documentary where she took us to Bangladesh and previously on the Great British Bake off most of her inspiration came from her Bengali heritage and creating…

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Dress up your home this Eid

Get the Look: Eid   Perhaps it’s the first Eid with your children, married or your old enough now to start lending your help and wants for Eid this year. Here are a few ideas on how to decorate your home and give it that Eid feel.  Fresh flowers always add an uplifting look and…

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Love knows no religion #grenfell

  The tragic and shocking events which played out last night in West London at the Grenfell Tower estate have left us all affected in some way. Whilst we all do what we can and continue to pray for those affected we see that once again Londoners come together in a time of need for…

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It’s time to start baking Eid cookies and Biscuits!

Let’s be honest we all have someone who likes to bake in our families, I for one can bake a potato and that’s as far as it goes. Even for amateur/non-bakers like me there are a couple of tools and pretty decorations to make even a shop bought cake pretty! I will be getting my kids…

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Eid Decorations with Etsy!

The last few years we have seen a rise of mainstream brands catering to/capitalising on Muslims, whatever you want to call it. A positive outcome is that Muslim Businesses can use mainstream platforms, like one of our favourites; Etsy. Whilst your local supermarket or craft shop may have Eid bunting, remember to keep supporting these…

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Eid bakes for your family & friends!

When it comes to Eid in our house we celebrate with lots of traditional food. We also have a few desserts at hand for the mid-day slump to accompany our tea. This year we will be baking embarking on Eid Bakes so I thought I would share the inspo with you.   Some of the Eid…

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Shakshuka, perfect for a light healthy meal

Feature Image from nourishatelier.stfi.re Shakshuka is a healthy and hearty combo of eggs, tomatoes, and spices. Everyone seems to have their own take on it, so do I and I’ve turned my Shakshouka into a bit more of a treat by creating a bit more of a rich sauce by only using fresh tomatoes as opposed…

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Dear #RamadanMama – Put yourself first when you can

Piles of plates and crumbs everywhere. Oh how Ramadan has changed for us.  Long nights at Taraweeh turn to long nights with the baby, a full nights sleep has always been a distant memory, breastfeeding and wondering will they ever unlatch so you can catch Fajr, 30 minutes pass and so you pass out too, wake…

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