as-Salamu `alaykum! Some steak or chicken that is served in restaurants is cooked in wine. So, is it haram (unlawful) to eat food that is cooked in wine?
As-Salamu `alaykum. I often go out for lunch and dinner with professional and personal friends, and I often find myself in an awkward position of stressing over what to order. I only eat halal, but at most restaurants, the only thing I can eat are either vegetarian and fish dishes, which are not to my taste at all, or chicken and beef items that are non-Zabiha (not slaughtered according to Islamic rites). Is it okay for me to eat the non-Zabiha chicken and beef on such occasions only? Jazakum Allah khayran.
As-Salamu `alaykum! My question involves the use of vinegar in cooking. To my understanding, vinegar is made from alcohol. Certain types of vinegar have a residual alcohol content. In other kinds of vinegar, you do not know whether any alcohol is left in it or not. Which kinds of vinegar acceptable in Islam?
Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum. Is it allowed to sell food in the daytime of Ramadan? Jazakum Allahu khayran.
As-Salamu `alaykum. Is the income of employees who work in food stores that sell alcohol considered halal (lawful)? Also, is it permissible in Islam to eat from "halal" restaurants that also sell alcohol? Jazakum Allah khayran.
Dear scholars, As-Salamu `alaykum. I was told before that while fasting, a person who is preparing food for iftar is allowed to taste the food in order to see if it is seasoned properly. This is under the condition that nothing is swallowed and just a little bit is placed on the tongue. Is this correct? Jazakum Allah khayran.
As-salamu `alaykum. The second argument posed by the Christian group, which caused much perplexity to Muslims in California, is related to the following hadith in which the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) is reported to have said, “A believer eats in one intestine whereas a non-believer eats in seven intestines.” The author of the flyer posed this question: Do Muslims have one intestine while non-Muslims have seven? Can Dr. Muzammil Siddiqi refute the above claim?
Dear scholars, As-Salamu `alaykum. Should I eat food containing meat that is sold in non-Muslim stores and stamped "Halal" by some organizations? Jazakum Allah khayran.