17 mars 2014

Fig Muffins

Fig Muffins Ingredients (12 muffins)250g fig pasteHalf cup water125g butter2 eggs150g sugar200g flourA pinch of salt 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon powderAlmond flakes for toppingMethod Preheat oven to 180°C.Cut fig paste into cubes. Boil water along with fig cubes.Mix well & make a paste.Remove from fire & then add chopped butter, sugar & salt.In a bowl beat eggs. Add beaten egg to the date mixture & mix well.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.If... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2014

A Sea of Daffodils @ Parc de Sceaux

Sea of Daffodils adorn Parc de Sceaux This reminds me of the famous English poem"Daffodils" by William Wordsworth (1770-1850)I wander'd lonely as a cloudThat floats on high o'er vales and hills,When all at once I saw a crowd,A host, of golden daffodils;Beside the lake, beneath the trees,Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.Continuous as the stars that shineAnd twinkle on the milky way,They stretch'd in never-ending lineAlong the margin of a bay:Ten thousand saw I at a glance,Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.The waves... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2014

Khobz Dar - Algerian Bread

Khobz DarIngredients300g Semolina 150g flour1 tsp salt20g fresh yeast 1 tsp nigella seeds2 tsp sesame seeds An egg100ml olive oil230 ml luke warm milkAn egg yolk + 2 tbsp milk MethodDilute 20gms fresh yeast in luke warm milk. Leave aside for 10 mn.Take semolina+flour+salt  in a bowl. Add an egg & a spoonfull of nigella seeds. Mix well with milk & olive oil.Cover with a damp cloth & keep aside for 10 mn.Mix again & pour into a greased  cake pan.  Cover the pan with a cloth & keep... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2014

Punjabi wedding song frm Hasee Toh Phasee

Movie : Hasee Toh Phasee(2014)Actors : Sidharth Malhotra & Parineeti ChopraSong : I like Dandhia by Sunidhi Chauhan & Benny Dayal
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12 mars 2014

Bukhari Mutton Rice - Saudi Arabian Rice

Bukhari Mutton Rice   Ingredients1kg mutton (chopped)  * Masala * 2 green chillies 4 garlic cloves A piece of ginger 1 tbsp coriander powder 2 big tomatoes (sliced) 3 big onions (sliced) 50 g butter / ghee + 1 tbsp oil A bay leaf1 Cinnamon stick 1 star anise 2 cloves 3 cardomom pods Coriander leaves 1 tsp Bhukari mixSalt to taste * For Rice * 4 cups Basmati rice  6 cups water 1 tsp salt 1 cinnamon stick 3 cardomom pods 1 star anise 1 bay leaf 3 cloves3 tbsp ghee / oil 2 carrots (julienned)Decoration 2 finely... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2014

Hasee Toh Phasee

Movie : Hasee Toh Phasee(2014)Actors : Sidharth Malhotra & Parineeti ChopraSong : Mujhe Pyar Hua Hai
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10 mars 2014

Besan Coconut Burfi

Besan Coconut Burfi Ingredients1 cup gramflour1 cup sugar1cup ghee/ butter1 cup dessicated coconut1/2 tsp cardomom powderMethodDry roast gram flour for a while on medium heat. Keep aside to cool. Melt sugar & half of the ghee in a thick bottomed vessel. Add grated coconut & mix well.Stir continuously over medium heat with a wooden spatule..Continue adding flour & butter alternately .When it leaves the sides of the pan, remove from fire . Pat it onto a greased dish & cut into desired shapes.
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10 mars 2014

Met Steven Ramon Top Chef 2014

Met Steven Ramon Top Chef 2014
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06 mars 2014

Veal Scaloppine with Mushrooms & Carrots

Veal Scaloppine  Ingredients  1 kg veal (thinly sliced)1 tsp red chilli powder (optional)1/2 tsp turmeric powder (optional)Salt & Pepper 2 tbsp flour1 tsp herbes de Provence 2 tbsp olive oil + 10 g butter***   2 onions (chopped) 2 carrots (cut in coins)200 g button mushrooms (thinly sliced) 2 garlic cloves (chopped) 1 cup Marsala wine A stock cube Few branches of Thym 1 tbsp thick creamOlive oil for frying  MethodDilute stock cubes with 2 cups ofwater & keep... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2014

Blooming Crocuses

Blooming Crocuses
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