21 février 2013

Taylor Swift at Pont de l'Archevêché

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21 février 2013

Love-lock bridges in Paris

Passerelle Léopold-Sédar-Senghor Pont de l'Archevêché, Pont des Arts & Passerelle Léopold-Sédar-Senghor are the three love-lock bridges in Paris. Pont de l'Archevêché is a roadbridge that connects Notre-Dame Cathedral to the Left Bank of the Seine. This bridge is where Gene Kelly & Lesile Caron danced in the movie - An American in Paris. This is also in Taylor swift's music video - Begin Again. Pont des Arts is a pedestrian bridge which crosses the Seine River between Institut de France and Musée du Louvre. Passerelle... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2013

Spicy Risotto with Scallops

Scallop Risotto Ingredients 500 g frozen scallops1 tsp salt1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder***  350 g Risotto rice (arborio rice)A carrot (thinly sliced)A leek (thinly sliced)An Onion (chopped) A green chilli (half slit) 2 shallots (chopped) 2 garlic cloves(chopped) 15cl liquid cream 2 tbsp olive oil 10 g butter 150 ml white wine 1.5 litres water + 2 stock cubes Freshly ground pepper Salt to taste A pinch of turmeric (optional) Freshly grated parmesan Chopped chives Method Thaw  frozen scallops by... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2013

Chocolate Muffins

Chocolate MuffinsIngredients 200g black chocolate150g butter150g sugar50g flour3 eggsA tsp baking powder1 tsp cinnamon powderMethod 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.Add beaten eggs.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add cinnamon powder & mix well.Pour the batter into the greased 12 hole muffin tray. Bake for 15- 20mn until risen.Serve with custurd & fresh fruits.
12 février 2013

Bugnes Lyonnaises / Doughnuts of Lyon

Bugnes Ingredients 250g flour 50g butter 30g sugar1/2 tsp cardomom powder (orange essence,Rhum)  A pinch of salt Oil for frying Icing sugarMethod Melt butter & add to all the other ingredients.Mix well to get a stiff dough. Close the bowl with a damp cloth & keep in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Take an orange sized dough ball & roll out into thin disc. Using a sharp knife, cut into 1 inch strips & then to diamond shapes. Repeat the process with the remaing dough. Deep fry bugnes till it turns... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2013


Saint-Jean-de-Luz Saint-Jean-de-Luz is 15 km away from Biarritz.The Nivelle River flows through this town & Cibourne, to join the Atlantic Ocean at Bay of Biscay.This coastal town has played an important role in the history of France.In 1610, Henri IV was assasinated by Ravaillac. The Queen Marie de Médicis decided to be in good ties with Spain & decided to marry her two kids Louis & Elizabeth with the Royal kids of Spain. Thus Louis XIII married Anne of Austria in Burgos & Princess Elizabeth married Philip... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2013

Irish Porter Cake

Porter Cake  Ingredients 3eggs 270g flour 150g butter 150g cane sugar 1 tsp baking powder 170ml Porter/ Guiness (dark beer)100g black raisins100g golden raisins100g mixed candied peel(chopped)1 tsp mixed spice mix (cinnamon+nutmeg+cloves) A pinch of saltGrated rind of an orange Method Preheat the oven to 180°C. Melt butter in a microwave oven. Add spices, raisins & chopped candied peel. Warm it once again in a microwave.   Cream together the butter, sugar & salt. Add beaten... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2013

Alle Belle - Goan Coconut Pancakes

Alle BelleIngredients250 g flour50 g sugar 25 g melted butter 3 eggs A pinch of salt 150ml coconut milk 1 tsp vanilla essence For Filling 1 cup freshly grated coconut / dessicated coconut 5 jaggery cubes2 tbsp waterRaisins & cashews 1/4 tsp cardomom powder 1/4 tsp nutmeg powderOil/ ghee for fryingMethod Mix first five ingredients (without any lumps) in a bowl. Add coconut milk & stir again. Keep aside for half an hour. If the batter is thick, add some more milk. Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon... [Lire la suite]
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