Veggie Tajine

Veggie Tajine for Three This tajine is not only super easy to cook and delicious, but also perfect for social settings. It must be cooked in an actual tajine; this determines many of the flavours. Buy yourself a tajine and enjoy the oriental flavours that accompany it. Ingredients 4 Potatoes…

Lecture on Inspiring Female Muslim Thinkers

Anne Dijk, religious scientist and theologian, is the founder of the Fahm Institute. On October 2nd, she will give a lecture on the importance and influence of the role of Muslim women in history and to what extent their contributions still affect today's modern society. What do we actual know about such female…

Book Exchange

On September 2nd, we organized a book exchange event with Wieke Vink at the oh so amazing and fabulous bookstore Savannah Bay in Utrecht that was established during the feminist movement in the Netherlands in the 1970s. Today, the bookstore has expanded its audience to include literature for all genders,…

New York City

Who has never heard of one of the biggest cosmopolitan cities that is New York?! One of the many things my best friend Tara and I have in common is our love for New York City. From the  first time we visited the Big Apple, it captured our hearts. The…

Good Ol’ Apple Pie

This traditional Dutch pie has become underrated, undeservingly. The rich combination of apple, cinnamon and nuts is brilliant. Enough said.   Ingredients: Dough 300 gr flour 150 gr (full-cream) butter 100 gr (caster) sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt 2 tbs water Filling 700 gr apples Lemon (for zest and…

Oreo Chocolate Cake

You can never go wrong with a classic chocolate cake. But this one is on another level of deliciousness. It is thick, moist and simply amazing. Imagine that plus Oreo to add that extra umph.  Diabetes. Yum! It is my personal favorite cake I have ever eaten and so, I…

Consumerism & Sexism

I am allergic to outdated stereotypical gender roles and societies that enforce such roles through sexism and consumerism. You might have not read these two ‘isms’ in the same context before, but I find these two concepts to be one all-encompassing issue. And here’s why: Let us first start with…

Lemon Shrimp Pasta

Ingredients 4 ounces of spaghetti Shrimp 2 cups of spinach Olive oil 1-2 tablespoons of butter 3 cloves of garlic Half of a red pepper Parsley Salt and pepper Ras al-hanout (optional) Dried oregano Parmesan Lemon (The ingredients are on the basis of one-two servings.)   Preparation Cook pasta and set…

Legribiya (Moroccan Cookie)

Every year with Eid-al Fitr (the holiday that marks the end of the fasting month Ramadan), my mom and I bake various cookies. Today I would like to share this delicious and easy to make cookie recipe. We often call them zand koekjes in Dutch (sand cookies) because it's a soft, crumble cookie! Let’s…