Many people in the UK follow strict Halal guidelines when it comes to cooking. Halal guidelines are those created by Islamic law that state that certain foods should not be consumed by people who follow the Islamic faith. Many caterers in the UK, including those in the Midlands and London, recognize this and are working with a variety of different Halal processes. These Halal catering companies are great companies for people to see.

Halal catering companies in the UK cater to the general dietary needs of Muslims. This comes from the general dietary rules that have been established in the Quran, the main holy book of the Islamic faith.

There are many different foods that you will not find in the kitchen provided by a Halal supplier. These are the ones that are specifically listed in the Quran as foods that Muslims should not eat. No pork or carrion will be served. Nor will any meat be served that comes from animals that were not slaughtered in the name of Allah.

Food containing blood will also not be served. In fact, when preparing meat for a meal, the blood must be completely drained from the meat. This is because blood is considered harmful. In addition to this, making sure the blood is drawn will help ensure that the meat will stay fresh for a longer period of time.

Also, alcoholic beverages will not be available from a vendor. This comes from how 5:90 of the Qur'an declares that all things that can be intoxicating to oneself are harmful ("Alcoholic beverages ... are just an infamy of the work of Satan"). Nor can food be prepared with any alcoholic material.

Indeed, Halal caterers in the London and Midlands areas will work with a suitable method to handle all the animals that will be used for the kitchen. The Dhabiha process of sacrificing an animal in the name of Allah will be used. This works because all the animals used will be cut with a knife deep into the neck of the animal. This is used in the sense that it will kill the animal without causing any pain by cutting vital veins and arteries without damaging the spine. It is a clean and humane way of handling an animal making sure the meat is pure.

Caterers will avoid any other meat consuming process for Halal meals. This is because meats that have been slaughtered by other animals in the wild are not Halal. Meat that has been handled in this way will not be considered pure meat.

All foods will also be those that have been pronounced under the name of Allah. This is in conjunction with 6: 121 of the Qur'an ("And do not eat of that in which the name of Allah has not been mentioned, for behold! It is abomination").

With these factors in mind, one of these caterers will prepare all kinds of different foods. These foods will be prepared with variety in mind due to the many palates that diners may have.

There are many different vegetarian and non-vegetarian starter meals that a Halal supplier can work with. Shami kebabs, which are lamb chops coated in egg, are very popular with caterers in the UK. You can also use Paneer Tikka, which is cubed cheese marinated in tandoor. Even vegetable balls that have been fried in a batter can work.

Sandwiches can also be made for large parties. A vendor may offer different Halal sandwiches in the London and Midlands areas, including sandwiches made with turkey breast, roast beef, chicken, beef, and salami. All meats will be prepared according to Halal guidelines. Vegetarian sandwiches can also be enjoyed, including those made with cheese and lettuce options.

The garnishes that a supplier can provide can work with many different options. Yogurt that has been properly grown can be served alongside a variety of different chutney spices. Salads are also available through many Halal caterers.

Rices are some of the most popular side dishes Halal caterers can make, as the cooking needs used for these dishes can work in a number of ways. Rice can be boiled or cooked with meats. Peas and cumin seeds can also be used during the cooking process.

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