Does food have to look good?

8 days into a month of fasting. Just over a quarter of the way through. 22 left to go. Not that I’m counting or anything. The past three days have been exhausting. The lack of a full night’s sleep due to waking up before sunrise to eat, the full on heatwave and a hectic workloadContinue reading “Does food have to look good?”

Ramadan: Day One

I penned some thoughts on the first day of Ramadan over on the Huffington Post. Check it out… Day One in the Big Ramadan House The headline only works if you say it in Marcus Bentley‘s Big Brother narrator voice, so apologies to you if that’s one cultural reference too far. So here we are; day one ofContinue reading “Ramadan: Day One”

The Call to Prayer: Channel 4’s Call to Arms?

Channel 4 this week announced that the Muslim call to prayer, the adhan, is to be broadcast on air throughout Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. It’s been decided as a deliberate act of “provocation” aimed at viewers who associate Islam with terror and extremism and quite frankly it has been a long time coming. You canContinue reading “The Call to Prayer: Channel 4’s Call to Arms?”