Yvonne Maffei is a graduate of Ohio University in the United States. She has lived and traveled abroad throughout Central America, Europe, the Mediterranean and North Africa as well as the American foodie cities of San Francisco, Washington, DC and Chicago. Yvonne grew up with a true passion for healthy living, cooking, understanding global culinary traditions and writing about food and travel. Today she publishes the blog MyHalalKitchen.com, has written a cookbook, Summer Ramadan Cooking, and gives lectures on halal cooking and healthy eating. She also talks to schools on how to source healthy, halal ingredients for school lunches. She lives near Chicago in the US with her husband.
1st July 2014 by Yvonne Maffei
The traditional month of fasting would be hard to get through without delicious dishes in the post-fasting hours after sunset, says US-based food writer Yvonne Maffei