Wednesday, September 14, 2005


This is one for Nasira - did you get the email I sent you?? Hope so.


1 cup of water
1 tablespoon vege oil
1/2 cup salt
1 tablespoon cream of tartar
food colouring
1 cup of flour

Combine water, oil, salt, cream of tartar and food colouring in a saucepan and heat til warm. Remove from heat and add flour. Knead until smooth. Don't be tempted to omit the cream of tartar - it makes it last for ages. Can be found in the bakery section of supermarkets. Keep pladough in airtight container/freezerbag when not in use.


6oz plain flour
1/2 tsp bicarb
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
2oz butter
2oz caster sugar
1 tablespoon black treacle - warmed
1 egg - beaten

1. mix flour, spices and bicarb. Rub in butter. stir in sugar
2. mix warm treacle and beaten egg together
3. pour into flour mix
4. knead til smooth
5. roll and cut
6. cook on GAS mark 5 for 12-15 mins

Latest news: SIL had a baby girl this morning after a 24 hour labour and eventual intervention with forceps. She weighed 7lb 4oz. Keep them in your du'a. Ta.

PS Merry - you were in my dream last night and you were talking about du'a and Islam. Hope you are OK. Haven't seen you for ages. You are someone I always wanted to get to know better. Oh well.


At 7:32 pm, Blogger merry said...

*Shriek* I'm not dead! Lots of time to get to know you better, all sorts of things i'm still keen to talk about to you. :)

At 7:47 pm, Blogger Qalballah said...

*giggle* No i mean in light of your desire to leave this godforsaken hell pit....

At 10:52 pm, Blogger LMM said...

Aisha wanted to buy some books from you Debbie.Have you still got some and how much are you charging?

At 7:42 pm, Blogger Qalballah said...

I have technically 9 left and if she wants them for friends and family then she can have them for nothing. If it's business then £4.95 each


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