30 novembre 2011

Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply,filmed in Paris (autumn)

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29 novembre 2011

Thiruvalluvar Statue in Kanyakumari

Thiruvalluvar Statue Thiruvalluvar was a famous Tamil philosopher-poet who lived 30 yrs before Jesus Christ. He is the author of Thirukkural - a masterpiece in Tamil literature. It is written in couplets that explains the various aspects of life. The huge statue of Thiruvalluvar is erected in Kanyakumari on Jan 1st 2000. This statue rests on 11.5m pedestal that represents 38 chapters of Virtues Thirukkural. This was sculpted by Dr V. Ganapathi  & the rocks used came from neighbouring places -... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2011

Spicy Beef Stroganoff

Beef StroganoffIngredients800g beef1 tbsp flour1 cup button mushrooms(sliced)1 onion + 2 shallots ( sliced)2 garlic cloves + a piece of ginger4 carrots, cut in coins 2 potatoes, peeled & cubed1 tbsp tomato puree1 tbsp mustard paste (Dijon)Salt to taste Olive oil for frying1 tsp paprika ( kashmir chilli powder)A bayleafCoriander leavesMethodSlice beef into thin strips & mix with flour.Warm the oil in a casserole. Add bay leaf & then fry beef strips. When it turns golden brown, add sliced onions... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2011

Cape Comorin - Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari Kanyakumari / Cape Comorin is the southern most tip of peninsular India. This is the place where two seas & an ocean meet - Arabian Sea, Bay Of Bengal & Indian Ocean. This meeting point is called Sangam. Just right to the cape is the  Kumari Ghat where the Hindu pilgrims have their holy dip . The two half-submerged rocks are called Pitru- Tirtha & Matru-Tirtha.They are 500m off the coast & 60m apart. It's said that Swami Vivekananda swam to Matru Tirtha & meditated... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2011

Mini Canneles of Bordeaux

Mini Canneles of Bordeaux Ingredients (30 mini canneles)An egg + 2 egg yolks 25g butter 300g milk90g flour150g sugarA pinch of salt30ml rum (optional)1/2 tsp vanilla powderMethodIn a thick bottomed vessel warm milk with butter.When the butter is melted, remove from fire.Add vanilla powder & set aside to cool. Whisk eggs with sugar. Then add milk+butter mixture along with flour, salt & rum. Mix well, cover & refrigerate overnight. Grease the silicon cannele mold with a narrow pastry... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2011

Torta Caprese - Chocolate Cake of Capri Islands.

Torta CapreseIngredients 200g black chocolate200g almond powder150g butter50g sugar5 eggs1 tsp cinnamon powder(optional)50g icing sugar for decorationMethod Preheat the oven to 200°C.Break the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water.Melt in microwave oven 2 mn.Add chopped butter & mix well.Add sugar to the chocolate mixture & mix well.Add beaten eggs.Add almond powder & baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Pour the batter into the greased cake pan and place in the oven. Bake for 5 mn .Reduce heat to... [Lire la suite]

10 novembre 2011

Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus
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10 novembre 2011

Cauliflower Tandoori

Cauliflower Tandoori Ingredients2 tbsp gram flour 1/2 cup curd1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 turmeric powder1 tsp crushed cumin seeds 1/2 tsp ginger paste1/2 tsp garlic paste1/2 tsp garam masalaA pinch of cuminSalt to tasteChopped curry leaves 1/2 cauliflowerMethodMake a batter using first nine ingredients & keep aside.Separate the cauliflower florets. Mix with 1 tsp salt & steam cook for 5 min.Then stir in the cooked cauliflower in the batter & keep aside for 15mn.Pre-heat oven to 180 °C.Prepare the... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2011

Stir fried yellow wax beans + read kidney beans

Wax beans & red beans stir fryIngredients2 tbsp freshly grated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds2 shallots***250g yellow wax beans 1cup red kidney beans / 200g canned one1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp coconut oil / veg oil 1/4 tsp cumin powderCurry leaves1 tsp mustard seedsSalt to tasteMethodChop beans in 1" pieces & keep aside.Blend first three ingredients & keep aside.Pressure cook kidneybeans in 1½ cups water and keep aside.If you are using canned ones, remove the decant water & rinse... [Lire la suite]
03 novembre 2011

Dil Ki Hai Tamanna - Bollywood

  Movie : Force(2011)Actors : John Abraham and Genelia D'SouzaSong : Dil Ki Hai Tamanna by Vijay Prakash, Shalini Singh, Neha Bhasin
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