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There is something about Mutton; A Food Review.

Mashallah. Yummy nom dearest Ma’am. : )

Nadia Jamil

I’m picky about my mutton & just HAVE to share that Samar Ataullah has just fed me the quintessential perfect roast mutton leg!! Utterly divine!!

Slow roasted for over five hours on a low heat to get to that perfect tenderness, Samar makes a Mechouia Style Lamb Leg with Cumin Dipping Salt. It’s roasted in garlic, cumin & rock salt flakes for what seems like forever and ends up being this stunningly soft leg with the most amazingly crusty masala. It really is gorgeous, to smell, see and taste!
It’s a Moroccan speciality and we all fell on it like beasts at the Iftar table today.
The crust is slightly salty with the garlic and roasted salt flaked cumin adding a great kick to the soft, melt in your mouth meat. It’s all so pure, simple & perfectly cooked, extremely tender, quite beautiful. No smell, no fuss, no millions of…

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This is my pain.

She is ever inspiring. Phenomenal. God bless her.

Battling Crohn's Disease

This is my pain, there are many with it, but this pain is mine. My pain is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I master my life. Without me, my pain is useless. Without my pain, I am useful. I must embrace my pain. I must be stronger than the disease that is trying to kill me. I must conquer the disease before it conquers me. I will conquer.

I know that what counts in this war against my body is not the shots the disease fires, the noise of my cries, nor the burden I must bear. I know that it is the pain I must endure that counts. I will endure.

My pain is human, even as I, because it is my life. Thus, I will learn to live with it as a sister. I will learn its weaknesses and its strength. I will keep my diet clean and my…

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