Diriwayatkan dari Ummu Salamah radhiyallaahu 'anhu, Nabi shallallaahu 'alaihi wasallam bersabda,
إِذَا رَأَيْتُمْ هِلَالَ ذِي الْحِجَّةِ وَأَرَادَ أَحَدُكُمْ أَنْ يُضَحِّيَ فَلْيُمْسِكْ عَنْ شَعْرِهِ وَأَظْفَارِه
“Apabila kalian melihat hilal Dzilhijjah dan salah seorang kalian ingin berkurban, maka hendaknya dia menahan rambut dan kuku-kukunya (yakni tidak memotongnya,- red).” (HR. Muslim)
Then let's 'cut and cleanse" within this 2 days if we have intention to do sacrifice on this Raya Haji. This is not only the do and the don't by rules but it's symbolising a plant which is now seeding to be harvest in the thereafter.May all of us be blessed. Aminnn..
Let's celebrate! Let's cook! Let's bake. Try out this easy to make recipe, kid's approved and ..it's yummy...
Chocolate Rice Bar
375 g butter,
100 g castor sugar,
1 tsp vanilla,
1 tsb chocolate emulco
2 tbs milo
2 tbs cocoa powder
1 tbs condense milk
30 g nestum
30 g cornflakes ( blended)
1 tbs almond nib
100 g corn floor
2 tbs rice flour
400 g all purpose flour
Whisk A then add in B into it. Mix well. Blend in C, followed by D. You may knead it sofly by hand.
Spread into cutter pan. Place in cutter then bake for 10 mins. Take out from oven and remove cutter, then put back into oven until it is done
Strawberry White Chocolate Tart
125 g butter
1 tsp castor sugar
1 egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 tsp strawberry paste
1/2 tsp pink coloring
2 tsp ghee.
Flour: mix all together
90 g all purpose flour
100 g corn flour
50 g milk powder
Strawberry jam for roll tart.Easily available in bakery ingredient shop.
Whisk all ingredient except flour til fluffy then add in flour. Knead softly. Pipe out from mold and roll out with jam. Bake until done. Cool off until it is completely ready for chocolate glaze.
How to do chocolate glaze:
Chop the white chocolate chunk coarsely and place in a stainless steel bowl.
Put a hot water in pot -about the same size with the chocolate bowl -
Place stainless steel bowl on top of pot.
Stir until chocolate melt. Put into piping bag. Cut a small hole at the bottom of piping bag and you can start doing the glazing.