I am the author of the following books:
- Tulip of Sinai
- Fun Cookbook
- Kitchen Management
- Its all about entertaining your guests
- My Life, My Stories
1. Tulip of Sinai
Allama Iqbal’s Tulip of Sinai – selected verses from Message from the East. Illustrated and Published by Shireen Gheba.
Allama Iqbal’s Tulip of Sinai ‘A Message from the East (Payam-i-Mashriq) has been illustrated and published by Shireen Gheba Najib which is her latest publication. This book is to bring Iqbal’s message to the youth in English so it’s easy for them to understand. It’s a great effort from her side to understand the message of Allama Iqbal. He was called ‘Poet of the East, The thinker of Pakistan, Artist of Pakistan and the Sage of the Ummah’. The Pakistani govt officially named him as our National Poet. She believes it is vital for us to be able to understand his writing as its beautiful and our young generations can benefit from it. This book is dedicated to the youth of Pakistan and to the English speaking world. Following is a video and photo tour of this book via Instagram:
It is available in Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar. You can order it from Saeed Book bank in Islamabad. It can be delivered anywhere in Pakistan. Its price is $12 or Rs. 1200 and is available worldwide. You can message this page for orders/details.
Her interview by PTV World on this book
2. My Life, My Stories
This book written by my Shireen was published in USA by Rose Dog publishers. It is a collection of her selected articles which she wrote between 1990-2011. This book is available on Amazon here. This book is also available for online reading here. The response of this book has been amazing and it is a must-read.
3. Fun Cookbook
This is one book that I personally cannot live without. I have tried almost all the recipes in this cookbook and honestly it makes cooking so much fun. Some of the recipes from this book are my favourite which I have made at least a hundred times and they still taste delicious. This is an ideal companion for every kitchen and a must-have for everyone who runs a home.
This book is really handy and contains excellent tips on how to manage your kitchen efficiently. It covers a vast range of important topics like:
- Kitchen planning
- Kitchen safety
- Food & Budget
- Selecting the right gadgets
- Menu planning (my favourite)
- Table setting
- Deep freezing
- Work simplification
- Organizing kitchen
It has been published by Ferozsons and is sold for only Rs. 99.
This is a really handy book which gives the perfect guideline on entertaining our guests. It’s a great book that promotes hospitality. It contains excellent tips on both entertaining guests and spreading wellbeing through food. Following are its really exciting points:
- Basic checklist for entertaining
- Dinner for different no. of people (from 2-70)
- Arranging One-Dish, BBQ, Children’s, Picnics and musical evenings
- How to make mealtimes special
- Saying it with food
- Awareness on negative eating habits (I think this is very important these days)
- Dealing with criticism about food and cooking
- How to be a good guest
It has been published by Ferozsons and is also sold for only Rs. 99.