A Taste of the Ottoman Empire

I had gone to a brunch restaurant in Toronto not too long ago with a few friends. We all ordered a different item from the menu so that we could share and get a taste of the separately unique dishes they had to offer. We love trying new and especially unique foods. Needless to say, I fell in love with one of the items we ordered and I was inspired to recreate it.

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Eid-al-Fitr is the most exciting time of the year for a Muslim family. It means that you can finally eat during the day and not question your Islamic morals or have others wonder if you’ve been excused from it (girls will understand). By it, I mean fasting. Jokes aside, Eid-al-Fitr follows the Islamic month of Ramadan. It is a month filled with the highest levels of spirituality and closeness to Allah (God). Many Muslims observe fasting during this month to reap the rewards of religious obligations and to practice patience, forgiveness and unity.

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