5 Food Accounts You Need To Follow During Ramadan (Or Perhaps not?!)

Are you planning on inviting your friends and family over for iftar and do you want to show off your cooking skills? Are you craving for some yummy nibbles and delicious meals, or are you just lacking inspiration and you don’t know what to prepare this evening? Then maybe you need a helping hand. We listed 7 food accounts you have to follow during Ramadan. Take a look! At least, if you can handle al those mouth-watering pictures… 

Most of us are probably familiar with those foodcomas we get after dinner.
Both food blogger Layla Atik and dietitian Myriam show how to prepare a healthy and well-balanced meal.

Layla Atik – IG: gimmedelicious

Next up in line is Hasina. On her instagram account she shares family recipes and recipes that have been found along the way. From homemade burgers with potato wedges to Maqlooba (a typical middle eastern dish).

Hasina – IG: recreatingrecipes

Cookinwithmima – IG: cookinwithmima

In a rush and looking for easy recipes? Mima shares her recipes with pleasure!

Chinese SHRIMP Fried Rice . A real deal restaurant version by @recipe_tin, I ❤️ @recipe_tin recipes!! . INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp peanut oil, separated 2 eggs, lightly beaten ¾ cup bacon, excess fat trimmed, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tsp ginger, minced or very finely chopped ½ onion, finely chopped (about ¾ cup) 1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine or dry sherry ½ tsp sugar 5oz/150g small shrimp/prawns, cooked and peeled 3 cups cooked long grain white rice, refrigerated overnight 3 scallions, thinly sliced Sauce: 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce 1½ tbsp soy sauce ½ tsp sesame oil . DIRECTIONS 1 Mix together Sauce ingredients, set aside. 2 Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok (or heavy based skillet/fry pan) over medium heat. Add eggs and cook until scrambled, then remove onto plate. 3 Increase heat to high and add bacon. Cook until golden, transfer to plate, drain fat from wok. 4 Add remaining 2 tbsp oil, garlic and ginger. Return wok to stove on high heat. Stir fry as it comes up to heat, don’t let it burn. Add onion and stir fry for 2 minutes until golden. 5 Add Chinese wine and sugar and let it simmer rapidly, stirring, for 20 seconds, until mostly evaporated. 6 Add prawns/shrimp and stir fry for 1 minute to heat through (if pre-cooked, cook longer to cook if raw). 7 Add rice, Sauce, eggs, bacon and all but 2 tbsp of shallots/scallions. Stir fry for 2 minutes until rice is hot – around 2 minutes. 8 Transfer to serving plate, sprinkle with remaining scallions and serve.

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Nargisse is a Moroccan girl based in London who likes to celebrate the greatness of food with a Moroccan twist.


Craving for some (chocolate) desserts? Have a look at dessertmasters. Although, I feel/guess this is probably one of those food accounts you have to avoid while fasting. *heavy breathing*

Written by Imane Boujdaini

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Imane Boujdaini is a 20 year old student of Finances and Assurances who has a strong interest in the Middle Eastern and North African culture. She is always down for a good laugh (and a cup of tea).