Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting from dawn to dusk, is in its fourth and final week. And as Ramadan comes to a close this weekend, many Muslims have spent the month enjoying nearly lavish family-style dinners. Makes sense: if you’re coming off a 16-plus hour fast, you’re going to want a home-cooked meal over a bite from the local greasy spoon.
So what have those fasting in Ramadan been treating themselves to come dinnertime? Morning Shift talks to Yvonne Maffei, chef and author of My Halal Kitchen, to get a glimpse into halal cooking and Ramadan cuisine.