29 août 2008
29 août 2008
Moraine Lake Moraine Lake reflects the Wenchemna Peaks in it's blue water." Wenchmna" is the Stoney Indian word for "ten".So now this spot is popularly known as "Valley of the Ten Peaks".This lake is featured on the back of the Canadian $20 bill.
25 août 2008
Columbia Icefield & Athabasca GlacierColumbia Icefield is the largest concentration of ice just below the Arctic Cirlcle. Snow falling on the summit of Mount Snow Dome ends up in three different oceans, the Atlantic, Pacific & Arctic. This triple divide is rare in nature. Glacial meltwaters from the northern shoulder joins into Athabasca River, which flows 3000 km northward through the massive Mackenzie River to become a part of the Arctic Ocean. Meltwaters from the western shoulder flows into Columbia, which meanders... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2008
Athabasca Falls Athabasca Falls is in Jasper National Park. Athabasca River thunders into a 23m height water fall. It's quite spectacular to see the quantity of water that gushes over a narrow gorge. There are short trails to explore this nature's wonder from all sides.
19 août 2008
Clafoutis aux mûres Ingredients500g blackberries 3 eggs50g flour50g almond powder100g sugar1/2 tsp vanilla essence25 cl liquid cream / milk 20g butter1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1 tbsp sugar Method. Preheat oven 180°C.Warm milk with butter & keep aside.. Beat eggs. Add flour, almond powder & sugar. Pour cream into the prepared mixture. ixture. Stir thoroughly ( without ant lumps).Butter a cake pan & arrange blackberries.Pour the prepared custurd over the blackberries.Bake for 35mn. Remove from the... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2008
India celebrates it's 61 st Independence Day.
14 août 2008
Alberta - Wild Rose Country Alberta is one of the provinces situated in the Western Canada and its Capital City is Edmonton. It's one among three Canadian wheat belts. Five of the 14 UNESCO World Heritage sites are situated here. Alberta's natural beauty is breathtaking with magnificent Rockies, pristine mountain lakes, waterfalls, forests, glaciers, & badlands. Two Famous National Parks are Banff & Jasper. These two parks are connected by Icefields Parkway, the backbone of Canadian Rockies. National... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2008
Lefse Ingredients400g potatoes (4 mashed / riced potatoes)40ml milk / cream20g butter200g flourSalt to tasteMethod Mix all the ingredients & keep aside for one hour.Make evenly sized balls. Take a lemon sized ball & roll out into paper thin Lefse Heat non stick pan . Spread oil on it .Cook the roll out lefse.Spread some oil & press the edges.Flip & cook the other side.Repeat the process with other balls. Serve hot with veg / non veg curry.
05 août 2008
Alpine Meadows of the Canadian RockiesIn Summer , the land just below the high peaks are home to spectacular alpine meadows. Yellow Avalanche or Glacier Lilies burst into bloom until mid July. Later the meadows are carpeted with Indian paint brush, Alpine Daisies, Lupins, Horsehairs, Columbines, Fireweeds, Alpine Sunflower and many other wild flowers. The mountain sides covered with these multicoloured flowers are really impressive.