Food / Halal / Ingredients / Issue / Non-Halal

9 Types of E-Numbers You Should Know by Now


Some time ago, there were rumours talking about how E-numbers indicate that a product contains traces of pork. So, whenever a product has an E-number on it, it will instantly be flagged as Non-halal for Muslims! However, Halal Buddy wants to clear this up once and for all. There’s no need to be alarmed about […]

Fashion / Halal / Non-Halal / Tips

3 Simple Ways to Recognise Pigskin Leather


Why is Pigskin Leather Haram in Islam? It’s a difficult task to recognise pigskin leather you don’t know what you’re looking for. For the fashion savvy in us, a little bit of leather can make all the difference in our outfit. However, the leather of said outfit could come from a variety of sources, be it synthetic, […]

Dining / Food / Halal / Restaurant / Travel

Halal Buddy Eats: House of Kambing


House of Kambing: Malaysia’s First Grillhouse Ranch House of Kambing is located smack in the middle of MAEPS, a lush green meadow in Sri Kembangan near UPM. Halal Buddy arrived at around 12.30 pm and it was already jam packed with people. Behind the restaurant was where they kept their fresh supply of live mutton… […]

Food / Halal / Ingredients / Non-Halal

7 Fatwa About Alcohol Use In Food and Drink in Islam

Alcohol use in food and drink in Islam is a popular topic to discuss among foodies and Muslims. One of the cornerstones of Islamic Dietary Laws is the  fact that Muslims cannot consume alcoholic beverages. These days, alcohol may be prepared from many sources, but it is still considered forbidden as long as it intoxicates […]

Food / Halal / Ingredients / Non-Halal

How to Tell the Difference Between Halal and Non-Halal Gelatin

Gelatin is used in chewy and fluffy sweets and desserts, but finding halal gelatin is not easy for Muslims around the globe. Halal gelatin is getting more attention these days since it makes sweets and desserts finer and fluffier. How can we tell the difference between what’s halal gelatin and what’s not? What is Gelatin […]

Food / Halal / Non-Halal / Travel

3 People Who Must Know About Halal and Non-Halal


Halal and Non-Halal is an important issue for Muslims worldwide. It’s not only  a religious significance, the commercial impact is now felt worldwide. Market for halal slaughtered meat and halal goods are soaring. In 2016, the global halal market was estimated at USD 5.73 trillion! That’s good news for Muslims and entrepreneurs alike. This means […]