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Food origami and art

Fatwaa ID: 1817

Question:
Salam Respected Mufti’s,
I wanted to know if it’s permissible to decorate food into animal shapes eg. Fish , chicken etc. like in wedding functions or any Dawats?
Also will it be permissible to cut food like sandwiches into animal shapes to make it appealing to the kids?
JazakAllah

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

It is permissible to decorate food into animal shapes. Likewise, it is permissible to cut sandwiches into animal shapes. These would not fall under prohibited tasweer.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

03/19/1445 AH – 10/05/2023 CE | AML1-8398

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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