This autumnal tagine recipe combines grass fed beef shin, butternut squash, chickpeas and sticky prunes. Inspired by Pink Jinn’s very-own Ras Al Hanout spice blend, this dish is the ultimate celebration of this complex and aromatic blend of spices used widely across North Africa.
Not only does it smell sacred and luxurious, but Frankincense is a natural remedy used to treat various ailments. In this post, we explore the multiple health and beauty properties of Frankincense and how this magical resin can be used to enrich your life.
It’s that time of year again! With Christmas just around the corner, here’s our ultimate list of our favourite products from the Middle East and North Africa, featuring gifts perfect for Arabic students and anyone interested in the region. There’s something for everyone on this list, so if you’re looking to buy thoughtful gifts from … Continue reading Pink Jinn’s Middle East & North Africa Inspired Holiday Gift Guide 2020
This is a list of essential books to read if you’re looking to gain a deeper, more nuanced understanding of Iraq – featuring a combination of both non-fiction and fiction written by a mixture of Iraqi and foreign authors. This ultimate Iraq reading list covers Iraqi history, politics and culture and gets to the heart of the country’s most complex and intractable struggles.
If you’re in need of a little inspiration to finish 2020 strong (or at all), here are 7 unstoppable Arab women who are achieving incredible things in their industries, which range from media, art, food and fashion to science, journalism, politics the humanitarian sector.
Ras al Hanout at its core is an incredibly complex and aromatic blend of spices. Across the Middle East and North Africa, blends such as za’atar, dukkah, chermoula and zhug are widely used in cooking, helping to create distinctive flavour profiles that enhance ingredients from aubergines, okra, chickpeas, to fresh sea trout and lamb.
In Yemen, the catastrophic impact of the war, a disastrous blockade preventing humanitarian relief from entering the country, multiple outbreaks of cholera and now Covid-19 have created a humanitarian disaster on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula.
Argan Oil – known as Liquid Gold of Morocco – is produced from the kernels of the Argan tree, which grows in the southwest of Morocco. Argan Oil that has been used as a natural antioxidant for centuries by the Berber people of Southern Morocco and the Sahara. In this post, we share 8 reasons why pure Argan Oil is amazing for your body, your self-care routine and the planet!
The Middle East has been heavily stereotyped and romanticised over the years. Stories of conflict, violence and religious extremism have bombarded the western media in recent decades, shaping a narrow view of the Middle East and its people. The following list contains 8 incredible places that shatter the traditional stereotypes and showcase the remarkable diversity of the Middle East.
Increasing your vocabulary is one of the most important things you can do when learning any language. But it can often feel overwhelming when there are SO many words to learn – how do you know where to start!? This list will give you 7 hints and tips to help you expand your vocabulary in a quick, efficient and – most importantly – sustainable way.