Friday 8 Rabi‘ al-awwal 1440 - 16 November 2018
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It is permissible to cook whilst fasting

Question

Is it permisable to cook while fasting?

Answer

It is permissible to cook whilst fasting. 

“It is OK for a person to taste the food during the day whilst fasting, if necessary, and his fast is still valid so long as he does not deliberately swallow anything of it.”.

Source: See Fataawa al-Lajnah al-Daa’imah, vol. 10, p. 332

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