Sharmeen Z

Journalist & Blogger

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Coffee trends that are here to stay - Kohinoor Foods
Coffee. So rich and beautiful. Wonderful on it's own and yet explosive when combined with other desirable foods such as chocolate or ice cream. How we buy and drink coffee has...
Discovering the History of Andalusia
The Legacy of the Muslim Rule
The secret to an authentic curry - Kohinoor Foods
You can find thousands of recipes for different kinds of curries online or in cookery books. For novices, it's often hard to choose which recipe to use. In my earlier, more...
Indian influence in chocolate - Kohinoor Foods
Traditionally, chocolate doesn't feature highly in food in India or any of Subcontinental Asia. Most desserts are made from milk, butter, rice or fruit. However that hasn't...
Inspirations in Bali - Kohinoor Foods
Located in the Southern Hemisphere, Bali is a destination which aims to mesmerise everyone that touches its shores. Hundreds of kilometres of sandy beaches encircles mountainous...
For the love of food: Cocoa Hernando
To read more articles like this, download Halal Gems Magazine here. SHARMEEN ZIAUDDIN Sweet things aren't as simple as they used to be. Long gone are the days when a bar of milk...
Fairmont Sanur Beach Bali review - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by broadcast journalist and blogger Sharmeen Ziauddin. Sharmeen blogs at BritPakGirl and lives in Surrey with her husband and their three young children....
A Guide to Halal Tourism
Posted: What is halal tourism? What requirements do Muslim travellers have that differ from other travellers? Last week Europe's first conference on halal tourism took place in...
Woburn Safari Park - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by broadcast journalist and blogger Sharmeen Ziauddin. Sharmeen blogs at BritPakGirl and lives in Surrey with her husband and their three young children....
Ramadhan Routines
Cover Feature - Interviews with four well known Muslims about their fasting routines. Download free from App Store/Play Store to read. P17.
How an hour spent smoking trendy shisha pipes is as harmful as a HUNDRED cigarettes
By Sharmeen Ziauddin PUBLISHED: 12:01 EST, 14 March 2012 | UPDATED: 02:25 EST, 15 March 2012 Hubbly-bubbly, hookah or shisha - whatever name it goes by, puffing on a Turkish...
Are There Really Any Role Models for Our Girls?
After Rebecca Adlington's revelations this week in 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here', it got me thinking about role models. Rebecca became a national treasure after winning...
Halal Wine Anyone?
In a country like Britain where alcohol is drunk on most occasions, be it a wedding, funeral, party, football match, how hard is it to be a teetotaller? I've heard of people who...
Animals, rides and more at Drusillas Park - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by broadcast journalist and blogger Sharmeen Ziauddin. Sharmeen blogs at BritPakGirl and lives in Surrey with her husband and their three young children....
How Social Media Has Made Muslim-Bashing Completely Acceptable
I find it incredible that Islam and Muslims are interrogated and harassed on a daily basis over social media. It just doesn't happen to people of other faiths. There are people...
St Lucia Archives - Mums do travel
This is a guest post by Sharmeen Ziauddin. Sharmeen is a blogger, freelance journalist, and mum to three children aged seven, five and one. Sharmeen and her family travelled to...
The Shisha Smoke Screen
By Sharmeen Ziauddin A typical one-hour session of smoking shisha involves inhaling 100 to 200 times the volume of smoke inhaled with a single cigarette, according to a study by...
Boris Johnson Has Lost The Plot
Whilst Boris may have appeased some of the electorate by attacking members of the Muslim community, he's definitely lost me as a voter and possibly thousands of others. Social...
Why Muslims Don't Like Cartoons
When I hear the word 'cartoon' and 'Muhammad' in the same sentence, I cringe and prepare myself for a plethora of conflict and disharmony between Muslims and the rest of the...

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