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Easiest Shrimp Momos

30 Minute Shrimp Momos – The Easiest Steamed Shrimp Dumpling Recipe

  Steaming hot  momos  fresh out of  the   steamer   are a  treat  on cold  foggy days.  These  steamed dumplings  came  from Tibet are  similar  to the  Japanese gyoza or  the Chinese steamed  won-tons.  These  simple , satisfying  dish  have  become  very popular  wherever  the  Tibetan diaspora  spread , and I for one  am glad  for Read more
WhiteChocolate Raspberry Mousse

The Easiest White Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse – Egg Free & Gelatin Free | #foodBloggerLove

Chocolate  and  raspberries   isn’t that a match made in  heaven ?  Add to that a  soft  melt  in the mouth  packaging  that is  perfect  for  sharing. Oh yes , I am  talking  about   White  Chocolate  Raspberry  Mousse.   And  the  best  part  is  you can make  it all  without  breaking a  sweat.
Koova Kurukkiyathu - Arrowroot Halva

Koova Kurukkiyathu – Arrowroot Halva

Arrow  root  halva  or  Koova  Kurukkiyathu   is  an easy  sweet  dish to prepare.  The  texture  is  very similar  to Jelly, solid  but  not hard. Usually coconut  bits   are  added to it  for  the much needed  textural  contrast. It  was   customary  to  serve  this for  Thiruvathira  along  with puzhukku.  Koova  Kurukkkiyathu  (or Varattiyathu  or  Verakiyathu)   being Read more
Blood Orange Madeira Cake

Madeira Cake With Blood Oranges

Here is a  simple  but  utterly satisfying   cake  recipe – Orange  Madeira Cake.    Butter, eggs , flour and leavening – all the  basic  building  blocks  of a  cake-   and a hint  of  citrus , that is  all it  takes.  I can  have  this  any time with with a cup of  tea.

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Point Arena Lighthouse

Enchanted Yet ? – Point Arena Lighthouse

Waves  crashing  constantly on the  rocks,  as if  to keep time  eternally, this  is Point  Arena.  Just pure  nature, and  a  man made  lighthouse. The lighthouse  stands at  the tip of a narrow  peninsula  jutting  about  half a mile into the pacific Ocean – serene and  ethereal.   In the sparsely populated  cost  of  Northern  California Read more
Cinder Cone - Lassen

Cinder Cone At Lassen – On The Hiking Trail

  We were at  the  visitor  center  at Lassen  National  Park poring over  the map.  For  a  nature  lover there  are many interesting  things  to  do here.   I knew  what  I   must to do  the  minute i saw  the  picture of  the  Cinder Cone  Trail.  Lassen  has  no  dearth of volcanic  domes –Read more

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