30 novembre 2012

Riccotta-Chocolate Cake

Riccotta-Chocolate CakeIngredients 250g Ricotta cheese150g black chocolate4 tbsp milk40g butter40g sugar1 tsp baking powder2 tbsp corn flour3 eggs1 tsp cinnamon powder(optional)50g icing sugar for decorationMethod Preheat the oven to 180°C.Break the chocolate bar & add 4 tbsp milk.Melt in microwave oven 2 mn.Add chopped butter & mix well.Add sugar to the chocolate mixture & mix well.Add beaten eggs.Mix corn flour & baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Pour the batter into the greased cake pan... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2012

Basta Rock, Biarritz

Le Rocher Du BastaThe Basta Rock is an islet with some trees. A stone foot bridge connects it to the mainland.From this point you get a spectacular  view of the Grande plage & the Port vieux. 
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28 novembre 2012

Garlic Chapathi

Garlic Chapathi Ingredients 250 g flour250g whole wheat flour200 ml luke warm water1 tbsp veg oil3 cloves of garlic (thinly chopped & crushed) 1 tsp salt1 tsp cumin seedsCurry leaves (chopped)OilMethodMix first seven ingredients & knead well.Cover the bowl with a damp cloth & keep aside for 1 hour.Make evenly sized balls. Take a lemon sized ball & flatten it using a roller.Heat a non stick pan & spread oil on it .Cook the roll out chapathi.Spread some oil & press the edges.When it puffs , spread some oil .Flip... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2012

Singapore Chilli Prawns

Chilli Prawns  Ingredients 2 tsp soya sauce 2 tbsp ketchup 1 tsp chilli sauce  1 tbsp rice vinegar ** 1 tbsp cornflour Half cup water***500g  tiger prawns ( fresh/frozen) 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp salt ****  An onion (chopped)  2 garlic cloves (chopped) A piece of ginger (chopped) A green chilli (half slit)2 carrots(Julienned)A scallion (chopped) Curry leaves / Coriander leaves Oil for frying   Method Mix first four ingredients & keep aside. Dilute Shell, devein and wash prawns... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2012

Biarritz - Luxurious Summer Resort & Surfer's Paradise

Biarritz Biarritz is the popular summer resort on the Atlantic coast of south west France.  It's about 22 km from Spain. This small fishing village was the holiday spot of Napoleon III & Empress Eugenie. They built a summer palace in 1854.  Later it became a popular summer resort of  European Royals & Intellectuals. Emile Zola & Ernest Hemmingway spent their summer here. Eugenie's Palace  beacame the Hotel du Palais in 1893 & now a luxurious hotel. Basque Coast is famous for its... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2012

Malabar Crab Curry

 Crab Curry  Ingredients  2 Rock crabs (cleaned & cracked)* Masala* 3 tbsp freshly grated coconut /dessicated coconut1 tbsp coriander seeds1 tsp fennel seeds2 cardomom2 clovesA piece of cinnamon3 black pepper corns ***1/2 cinnamon + 2 cloves2 onions (chopped) A tomato(chopped)A green chilli (half slit)1 tsp ginger -garlic paste1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powderSalt to tasteCurry leaves Oil for fryingMethodDry roast all the masala ingredients & then grind to fine powder.Heat oil in sauce... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2012

Happy Diwali

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12 novembre 2012

Channa Dal Burfi

Channa Dal BurfiIngredients100g channa dal ( Bengal gram) 100g sweetened condensed milk400ml milk1/2 cup dessicated coconut2 tbsp sugar1/2 cup ghee1/2 tsp cardomom powder (elaichi)Almonds & Pistachios.MethodSoak the channa dal in water & keep aside for 3 hrs.Strain off the water & cook the dal in 2 cups of milk.When soft , remove from fire &  keep aside to cool.Coarsely grind the cooked dal.Melt ghee & fry daal paste to  light golden brown.Add the  remaining milk & mix well.Then... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2012

Gujarati Raas Garba dance

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07 novembre 2012

Spicy Surimi Cake

Spicy Surimi CakeIngredients125 g yogurt 175 g flour 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp baking powder 4 eggs 1 tsp salt 180g finely shredded surimi (miettes de surimi) 2 shallots (finely chopped) A piece of ginger (finely chopped) 1 red chilli (finely chopped) Curry leaves (finely chopped) 1 tsp cumin seeds Chopped walnuts / almonds Method In a bowl beat eggs. Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the egg  mixture. Add yogurt & olive oil & mix well. Stir in salmon, ginger, shallots, chilli, nuts & curry leaves.... [Lire la suite]
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