10 décembre 2012

Spicy Socca - Pancakes of Nice ...

Socca Ingredients250g gram flour 2 eggs (beaten) 1tsp salt 3 tbsp olive oil2 shallots finely choppedA piece of ginger(chopped)1 green chilli( chopped)2 cups of waterChopped curry leavesMethod Mix first four ingredients (without any lumps) in a bowl . Add sufficient water to get a thick pancake mixture. Keep aside for half an hour. Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon full of batter & cover with a lid. Flip & cook the other side. Serve hot !!! Socca is the pancake of Nice. They just flavour... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2012

Cantonese Fried Rice

Cantonese Fried RiceIngredients3 cups cooked rice (Basmati / Thai)3 carrots(cubed)1 cup frozen peas (thawed)1 tbsp soya sauce2 ham (sliced)1 cup small frozen prawn(thawed)3 shallots(chopped)A green chilli (half slit)1 tsp chopped ginger1 stock cube3 eggs (beaten)Freshly ground pepperOil for fryingMethod Heat a non-stick pan with some oil.Add beaten egg & swirl with a wooden spatule.When scrambled, garnish with black pepper & keep aside.Dilute stock cube in a cup of water & keep aside.Heat oil in a pan & fry... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2012

Mushroom Soup

Mushroom Soup Ingredients 500g button mushrooms(chopped)2 medium onions (chopped)  A garlic clove (chopped) A green chilli (optional)1 tbsp flour20cl liquid cream  1 tbsp olive oil + 10 g butter  500ml  water + A stock cube   Salt to taste Chopped coriander leaves / Parsely leaves 1 shallot (thinly sliced) Freshly ground pepperOil for fryingMethod Boil water with stock cubes & keep aside. Heat butter + olive oil in a frying pan. Fry shallots + garlic + chilli,... [Lire la suite]
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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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