18 juin 2015

Lion's Mound, Waterloo, Belgium

Lion's Mound The Battle of Waterloo took place on June 18th 1815 at Braine -l'Alleud ,15km south of Brussels.  The troops from Britain, Holland & Prussia fought against French troops for 10 hours. At last French Emperor Napoleon was defeated by the mulltinational forces & was exiled to St Helena. The Lion's Mound was built on the battle ground to commemerate the event. The Lion's hillock is an artificial hill topped with a huge lion  facing France. In 1820, King William I of Netherlands commissioned Royal... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2015

Daikon Radish Puttu

Daikon Radish PuttuIngredientsHalf of a daikon radish( white radish)A piece of gingerA green chilliCurry leaves(chopped)2 tbsp grated coconutSalt to taste***2 cups roasted rice flour1/2 cup semolina1 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp salt Coconut for layering(optional)Chopped curry leavesMethod Coarsely grind first six ingredients & keep aside. Dilute salt in water. Take rice powder in a bowl. Add the blended mixture & mix with fingers so that it look like bread crumbs.Daikon radish contains water - so add... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2015

Cheater Churros

Cheater Churros Ingredients 2  puff pastriesSugarCinnamon powderMelted butterMethodPreheat oven to 180°C.Roll out the puff pastry.Using a sharp knife, cut into a finger long strips with 2 cm width.Place a parchment paper over a baking sheet & arrange them.  Bake for 8-10mn, until puffed & golden brown. Mix sugar with cinnamon powder. Dip a side of the puffed strips in melted butter & then roll in cinnamon+ sugar mix. Keep aside for 5 mn & then serve.
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08 juin 2015

Polish Poppy Seed Cake

Poppy Seed Cake  Ingredients200g flour 200g corn flour200g butter150g sugar A pinch of salt5 eggs 80g black poppy seeds2 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla essence Method Preheat oven to 180°C. In a bowl beat eggs.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten egg & mix well.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.  Mix well & pour the batter into the greased cake pan. Bake for 35- 40mn until risen & golden-brown.Serve with tea.
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08 juin 2015

Capucine

Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) Garden Nasturtiums / Indian cress is an annual plant with rounded leaves & bright orange/yellow flowers. All parts of this plant are edible.  This flower reminds me of the famous French circle dance song "Dansons la capucine "Dansons la capucineY'a pas de pain chez nousY' en a chez la voisineMais ce n'est pas pour nousYou!!!Dansons la capucineY a pas de vin chez nousY en a chez la voisineMais ce n'est pas pour nousYou!!!Dansons la capucineY'a pas de feu chez nousY'en a chez la... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2015

Bread Bonda

Bread Bonda Ingredients4 medium size potatoes (Quartered)2  onions (thinly sliced)2 green chillies (half slit)A piece of ginger (chopped)2 carrots (chopped)A handfull of green peas (optional)1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp musturd seeds1 tsp urud dal seedsCurry leaves / coriander leavesSalt to taste****2 egg whites (beaten)Salt & PepperSlices of breadOil for fryingMethod Boil the quartered potatoes in salted water until tender (20 mn).Drain & let it cool. Peel , mash it & keep aside.Use a chopper for carrots &... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2015

Humnava Frm Hamari Adhuri Kahani

Movie : Hamari Adhuri Kahani  (2015)Actors :  Emraan & Vidya   Song : Humnava   by   Papon
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01 juin 2015

Egg Yolk Cake

Egg Yolk Cake Ingredients4 egg yolksAn egg250g sugar250g flour100g thick cream100g butter    A pinch of salt  2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla powder 2 tbsp rum MethodPreheat the oven to 180°C. Beat egg yolks & an egg with sugar.Add cream to the beaten eggs & mix.  Melt butter in a microwave oven. Mix it with vanilla powder. Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.At last add rum & mix well. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan.  Bake... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2015

Dil Dhadakne Do Frm 'Pehli Baar'

Movie : 'Pehli Baar' (2015)Actors :  Ranveer Singh & Anushka Sharma   Song : Dil Dhadakne Do  by  Sukriti Kakkar & Siddharth Mahadevan 
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31 mai 2015

Cat Tails from Mom's Garden.

Cat Tail (Acalypha hispida) Dwarf Cat Tail (Acalypha hispaniole)
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