01 juillet 2015
Puerta de Europa "Puerta de Europa" is the first inclined skyscrapers in the world. This 115m twin towers are incined at 15°. In 1989, Kuwait Investment Office commisioned American architects Philip Johnson & John Burgee to design these towers. This is located at Plaza Castilla, north of Madrid. In the middle is the Obelisk designed by Constantin Brancusi. Torres KIO was inaugurated in 1996.Today it's renamed as "Puerta de Europa" & the two leaning towers are owned by Spanish Banks (Bankia &... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2015
Raspberry Financiers Ingredients (9) 90g egg white (3 eggs)90g icing sugar60g almond powder30g flour60g butter (melted)1 tsp vanilla essence A pinch of salt 9 raspberriesMethodPreheat oven to 170°C. Mix almond powder with melted butter. Then add flour, vanilla essence & a pinch of salt.Beat egg whites with icing sugar & add to the prepared cake dough. Pour the batter into the greased 9 hole silicon baking mould.Decorate each financier with a raspberry.Bake for 15mn until risen & light golden-brown.
29 juin 2015
Raspberry 'Glen Ample'
29 juin 2015
Movie :Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2015)Actors : Ranbir Kapoor& Deepika Padukone Song : 'Ilahi' by Arjit Singh
25 juin 2015
Besan Ka Cheela Ingredients300g gram flour100g flour125g curd1/2tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tsp coriander powder1 tsp Ajwain( carom seeds)Salt to tasteHalf cup water***2 scallions (chopped)2 carrots (chopped)Few fenugreek leaves (chopped)A green chilli (chopped)2 cloves of garlic + & piece of ginger (chopped)Few curry leaves (chopped) Few coriander leaves (chopped) Oil for frying Method Mix all the other ingredients in a bowl.Add some water to get a semi -thick... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015
Almond Cigars Ingredients15 Tunisien brick pastry (feuilles de brick) Filling250 g almond powder150g icing sugar2 egg whiteszest of a lemon1/2 tsp cinnamon powder*For Syrup* 300g sugar750ml water1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp orange waterZest of an organic lemon***Melted butter for brushingToasted sesame / pistachios for decoration. Method Mix the filling ingredients & keep aside for an hour.Then make cigars & keep aside. Folding Take a brick pastry & cut into 2 semicircles.Brush the surface with melted... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2015
Movie : Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)Actors : Salman Khan &Kareena Kapoor Song : 'Tu Chahiye' by Atif Aslam
18 juin 2015
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]
15 juin 2015
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]
11 juin 2015
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.