25 mars 2011

Royal Palace of Versailles

Royal Palace of Versailles  A vast, extravagant castle with spectacular architecture. This is the royal residence of Louis XIV- the Sun King. The construction of the Palace began in 1664. Louis Le Vau was commissioned to renovate and extend an old hunting lodge built by Louis XIII in 1624. Andre Le Notre, landscape architect  created the gardens from 37,000 acres of swamp land. Hardouin-Mansart masterminded the hydraulic display of 600 fountains. Charles Le Brun, was the painter and... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2011

Chocolate Marmalade Cake

Chocolate Marmalade CakeIngredients 100g black chocolate150g butter100g sugar200g flour3 eggs3 tbsp marmalade1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg1/4 tsp ground cloves1 /2 cup milk2 tsp baking powder1 tsp cinnamon powderChopped orange peel candy (optional).Method Preheat the oven to 180°C.Break the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water.Melt in microwave oven 2 mn.Add chopped butter & mix well.Cream together sugar & marmalade  on medium speed with a paddle attachment.Add beaten eggs.Sieve the flour and baking powder together... [Lire la suite]
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