Tips For Planning an Eid al Adha Party

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Eid is just around the corner! I am busy working on a guest post for My Halal Kitchen about what Eid preparations are like in Morocco.  The sheep have just started coming into the city and people are beginning to prepare. I’ve heard many butchers will close for the rest of the week and my […]

Creative Gift Ideas for Adults and Kids This Eid

Eid Gift Ideas

Gift-giving is a tradition in Moroccan, and most Islamic cultures. You wouldn’t show up at someone’s home for dinner without a small gift for the hostess or children.  For Eid-al-Fitr, and Eid-al-Adha gifts take on a more celebratory role.  In Islamic countries the practice of gift giving during these holidays is largely based on giving […]

Moroccan Eid Menu Planning

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This year I’ve been seeing so many great posts sharing Eid menu plans, like this one from Holly of Arabic Zeal or this one from Hollie of Common Cents Mom. In the past I have done a post after our big Eid celebration but as I started to plan it made sense to instead share […]

Sending Eid Wishes with Silver Envelope

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Who’s ready to party? We’re starting to get into the holiday spirit with Eid right around the corner. Last year I did a special giveaway with Silver Envelope, a great online store that offers Islamic stationary such as Eid greeting cards, Ramadan party supplies and everything that you need for a birthday party or other […]

Boulfaf – Grilled Lamb Liver

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I have been meaning to get this recipe up for sometime but kept having other things to put up instead!  This is generally made during Eid al Adha in Morocco.  While I have never eaten it (I don’t do organs) MarocBaba and even M do like it.  The first meal of Eid al Adha in […]

A Vegetarian Eid al Adha with Saffron Road Food

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Eid al Adha is right around the corner (Sunday) and is perhaps most well known as the “sheep holiday”.  Muslim families purchase a live ram and on the morning of Eid sacrifice the animal.  This is done as a remembrance of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son on God’s command.  At the last minute God […]