25 mars 2016

The days of spring are here ...

The days of spring are here. Warm, sunny days are near. Birds in trees, flowers and bees, The days of spring are here.
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22 mars 2016

France & Belgium United in Grief, by French Cartoonist Plantu

France & Belgium United in Grief, by French Cartoonist Plantu
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21 mars 2016

Chettinad Fried Fish

Chettinad Fried Fish Ingredients  5 Salmon pieces or any other fish Salt to taste1 tbsp fresh lime juice***1 tsp red chilli powder1/4 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 shallots + 1 garlic clove + small piece of gingerOil for fryingMethodWash fish & blot dry with kitchen paper. Marinate in salt & lime juice & keep aside for 10 mn. Mix all the other ingredients & grind to a fine paste. Marinate fish filets with the prepared paste  & keep aside for an hour. Heat a nonstick pan.Deep fry... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2016

Bolna Frm Kapoor & Sons

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17 mars 2016

White Daffodils of Kerala

Eucharis grandiflora   Eucharis grandiflora / Amazon Lilly are  fragrant white flowers in clusters  with glossy deep green leaves.
17 mars 2016

Met Joy-Astrid Poinsot , Top Chef Candidate 2016

Joy-Astrid Poinsot -  Top Chef Candidate 2016
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17 mars 2016

Happy St Patrick's Day!

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02 février 2016

Saffron Crumpets

Saffron CrumpetsIngredients300g flour2 eggs (beaten)1tsp salt250ml warm water125ml luke warm milk5g fresh yeastFew saffron strandsMethodDilute yeast in luke warm milk. Keep aside.Soak saffron strands in warm water. Mix first four ingredients (without any lumps) in a bowl .Add milk & stir again. Keep aside for half an hour.Heat a nonstick pan / griddle with little oil. Pour a spoon full of batter & wait till bubbles appear.Flip & cook the other side.Eat with the topping of your choice. (Maple Syrup , Honey)Bonne Chandeleur... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2016

Champorado - Filipino Chocolate-Rice Porridge

  Champorado Ingredients1 cup water2 cups milk2 cloves 7 g vanilla flavoured sugar (sucre vanillé)6 squares of black chocolate1 cup brocken white rice grains (washed & drained)1/2 tin sweetened condensed milkA pinch of salt1/4 tsp cinnamon powderMethodCook rice with first four ingredients.When cooked, add chocolate & condensed milk .Stir well  & then add pinch of salt & cinnamon powder.Remove from fire & transfer into serving cups.Dust wih chocolate powder on the top &... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2016

Spicy Ammini Kozhukkata

Ammini Kozhukatta Ingredients2 cups rice powder11/2 water50g ghee / butterSalt to taste*To grind*4 shallots (chopped)1 cup freshly grated coconut / dessicated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds1 green chilliFew curry leaves1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powderA pinch of hing**To temper** 1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp urad dal seeds1dried red chilliCurry leaves   Oil (coconut oil)Method Boil water & add rice powder.Then add salt & chopped butter.Mix well with a wooden spatule & remove from fire .Set aside to... [Lire la suite]
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