23 mai 2010

Bollywood- Veer

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23 mai 2010

Roland Garros begins today

The French Open The French Open, officially known as Roland Garros begins today.The French National Tournament which began in 1891was dedicated only for men. Women were admitted in 1897. The French Open or Tournoi de Roland-Garros is played at  Roland Garros Stadium. It's located in the 16th arrondisemment of Paris, close to Bois de Boulogne. The Roland Garros Stadium consists of 20 courts including two show courts Court Philippe Chatrier, Court Suzanne Lenglen & a museum for tennis. The central court Philippe Chatrier... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2010

Jackfruit seeds- Drumstick leaves Curry: Malabar Monsoon Special .

Chakka kuru- Muringa ila CurryIngredients1 cup freshly grated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp turmeric powder10 Jack fruit seeds1 cup drumstick leaves (moringa)2 shallots(chopped)1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderSalt to tasteCurry leavesFor tempering1 tbsp coconut oil / any other oil1/2 tsp musturd seed1 dried chilliCurry leavesMethodRemove the outer white skin of the jackfruit seeds & soak them for an hour in water.Using a knife scrape the brown inner skin & cut it coins.Separate the moringa leaves from their... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2010

Caladiums of Kerala

With the onset of monsoon, landscapes of Kerala are decorated with ornamental Caladiums. Caladium bicolor are tuberous perenniel with beautiful multicolored  foliage. Some species are highly toxic.
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14 avril 2010

Happy Vishu

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04 avril 2010

Simnel Cake for Easter

Simnel CakeIngredients120g butter120g sugar 175g flour 3 eggs100g raisins100g sultanas100g currants2 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla essenceZest of a lemonA pinch of saltApricot jamSpice mix3 cloves Half of a cinnamon stick Grains of 4 cardomom pods 1 tbsp sugarMarzipan140g almond powder140g sugar20 g icing sugar1 egg beaten1 tsp vanilla essenceMethodFirstly make marzipan & keep aside.Grind the spice mix into fine powder.Preheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten eggs.Sieve the flour and... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2010

Arroz doce - Portuguese Rice Pudding

Arroz DoceIngredients1 cup cooked thai rice2 cups full cream milk2 clovesA cinnamon stickA pinch of salt2 tbsp sugar2 egg yolks1 tsp vanilla essenceZest of a lemonCinnamon powderMethodBeat egg yolks & sugar until light & fluffy.Gently heat milk with cooked rice,cloves & cinnamon.Add a pinch of salt, lemon zest & stir well.When it is reduced to half, remove from fire.Then add  beaten egg yolks stiring constantly.Add vanilla essence & stir well. Chill, decorate with cinnamon powder & serve. Arroz Doce is... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2010

Mere Sapnon Ki Rani -

Movie : Aradhana(1969) Actors : Rajesh Khanna & SharmilaSong : Mere Sapnon Ki Rani by Kishore Kumar Music :  S D BURMAN   
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25 mars 2010

Pound Cake

Pound Cake Ingredients200g butter200g sugar (I took 180g)200g flour 4 eggs2 tsp baking powder2 tsp vanilla essenceZest of an orangeA pinch of saltMethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten eggs.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Then add baking powder, vanilla essence & zest of an orangeMix well & pour the batter into the greased cake pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean (35-40 mn). Serve with tea.The... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2010

Banh Bao - Vietnamien steamed bun

Banh BaoIngredients300g wheat flour50 g rice flour10 g fresh yeast1 tsp sugar20cl luke warm milk3tbsp sesame oilMeat Filling 250 g minced porc meat2 onions(chopped)1 tbsp tomato puree2 cloves of garlic + a piece of ginger (make a paste)1 green chilli1 tbsp masala powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderCoriander leavesSalt to tasteHard boiled eggs (optional) MethodFry onions till light golden brown.Add ginger- garlic paste & fry again.Then add masala,salt & minced meat.Add some water & cook for 10... [Lire la suite]
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