Spicy Kerala Baked Fish

Spicy Kerala Baked Fish

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Covered in an Indian spice blend, this kerala baked fish is a delightful and easy seafood recipe full of flavor.
My mother practiced what I like to call Brutalist Cuisine. Fish was cooked into carbon covered with breading, cakes came out raw molten in the middle. The oven was never preheated, one just turned it on shoved the food in and hoped for the best. Directions and recipes? Those are for suckers. Thoughts and prayers was what we used. None of this was accidental, this was deliberate. This was how things were cooked at Fran’s house. Did I mention she didn’t like to cook? A lot of it was based on the fact that she never thought she would ever have to cook, but hey, she married the immigrant’s son her family didn’t like, so the money-train pulled out of the station and she got behind the stove.
My moms fish skills even gave me fish trauma. It took quite a while to learn that fish could actually be fantastic if cooked correctly, and when I started cooking Indian food nearly 30 years ago, I discovered Indian cuisine has lots of amazing fish recipes from all parts of the subcontinent. Some of the best come from Kerala and since Alan was no longer demanding meat every day, but was open to the idea of fish in his diet, I got to work introducing him to some great Indian fish dishes.
It’s one thing to cook on a weekend with time aplenty, but I cook every day in the middle of a writing schedule, so what I cook on weekdays has to be relatively quick and easy. Our main meal is lunch at midday, Alan has an early dinner of the left-overs, or I cook something simple for him. I eat a few vegetables and then we basically fast for about 12 to 15 hours until the next morning. So a good hearty lunch is important. Fast, healthy, filling. That’s the name of the game, which is why I love this recipe.
I served this with Cashew Rice and an Indian creamed spinach.
Spicy hot, slightly crispy, lying on a bed of rice studded with cashews, and sultana raisins, it hit the spot taste-wise and time-wise, and the leftovers reheated up easily for Alan’s dinner that night. He loved it and it’s going in my regular rotation. I think he’d have started eating fish a long time ago if he’d had recipes like this, as it’s a great dish for the fish-curious. Spicy Kerala Baked Fish

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6 Foods You Need To Try

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The world is full of delicious dishes. Today we have dared to select the 6 meals that you have to try before dying, with the difficulty that comes with it. They are so many and so equally spectacular that the task has been complicated.
This list of 6 foods that you have to try before dying is very personal and is based on our own experiences and tastes. Therefore, we would love to receive your contributions and read about the foods that are at the top of your lists. Do not be shy, encourage us to write, and we will all win with your recommendations. Meanwhile, let’s go with ours.
The Mexican Mole
The mole most known in Mexico is the poblano, considered by many as the mole par excellence and specialty of the city of Puebla, but is also in Xiqueño, almond, Prieto, cheese, stained tablecloths, among others. It is served with chicken, and it is customary to accompany it with rice.
The Indian thali
Indian cuisine, one of the most charismatic in the world, is slowly being introduced in Spain to the delight of its fans. Among all its elaborations, there is a dish that brings together many of them: the thali. Typical of the Kerala region, it is served in banana leaf, with lots of rice and paratha or papadam bread, surrounded by sauces and other foods. Among the list are banana chips, pickled mango sauce, curry, ginger. Yogurt sauce and unique combinations such as sambar, a lentil or olan squash.
Japanese sushi
The most mythical dish in Japan is a must to taste, at least once in a lifetime. For those who are not yet sufficiently immersed in Japanese cuisine, if there is any left around, sushi is small portions of rice wrapped, or not, in the same food or seaweed and stuffed or topped with vegetables, fish or seafood. Among the many variations of sushi, the most popular are nigiri sushi, maki sushi, gunkan sushi, California roll, etc. These delicate bites are accompanied by soy sauce, wasabi, and other pickles.
The mezzé of the Middle East and the Mediterranean
Mezzé is not a dish, but an old way of eating typical of the Middle East or other Mediterranean countries that consists of serving a wide variety of delicacies at the same time (in the style of our country’s tapas). There is no single mezze because it depends on the state, region, or even local in which we find ourselves. Labné, baba ganoush, hummus, muhammara, tabulé, dolmas, samosas and a long etcetera of elaborations come together in a show of color, texture, and flavor to which it is impossible to resist.
The cevapcici of the Balkans
The cevapcici is a delicious traditional made with a base of minced meat. Depending on the area, the type of meat varies from pork, lamb, veal, or a combination of these. The meat is seasoned with chopped onion and garlic, it is given an elongated shape, and it is passed through the grill, boiled in water or fried. They are served as a filling of homemade flatbread, as a sandwich, and accompanied by ajvar, a tasty sauce of red pepper, eggplant, garlic and olive oil that elevates these small bites to the category of five forks.
The Chinese dim sum
It is a style of Chinese food, which consists of small bites traditionally served in small bamboo baskets or small plates, depending on the type. The traditional dim sum includes a variety of steamed buns, stuffed with meat, seafood or vegetables. As with the mezé, it is reasonable to share different dishes among all the diners, and so everyone can try a variety of different flavors and types.
However, you have to have big pockets or money to be about to afford the stuff. So to ease your food finances, we recommend earning some extra green through online surveys like that of SurveyH . Besides that, restaurants can also offer you some great discounts as well.

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Travel: 10 Places To Visit In Singapore

Telegram Travel places to visit in Singapore. Image from http://worldtoptop.com/marina-bay-sands-skypark/
Singapore is an economic giant, extensively urbanized so expect a thrill of adventure and new places to visit that will make fairy tales of Utopia a reality. Located on the south coast of Malaysia, Singapore is one of the high tech countries in Asia among the leading information and technology giants like Japan, China and South Korea. It is one of the 20 smallest countries in the world with a population of 5.8 million people as of 2019. It’s also the country known for its mechanical forest with flowing, vertical gardens and Supertrees that generate solar power. Super trees of Singapore. Image from https://sg.kidlander.com/activities/funvee-night-adventure/
Singapore is also among the wealthiest countries in the world so as you budget your trip, factor in that you can spend around $155 for a tasting menu at lunch and $500 for a full meal at dinner. In addition, about 2 restaurants are opened each day in this lion city. So guess where you’ll find the key to a man’s heart?
The following are facts you should bear in mind before we delve any further into the sceneries that will make your trip to Singapore an adventure. There are three modes to get around in Singapore. Either by Taxi, bus or the MRT. Install the Grab app to get around in the city. The country uses the SGD (Singaporean Dollar) as the currency of choice. It is a bilingual country, therefore people speak English and either Tamil, Mandarin or Malay. The weather is consistent and humidity is very high (167 days of rain in a year). An umbrella will save you the bustle.
Now let’s get into the top 10 places to visit in Singapore Gardens by the Bay
As mentioned earlier Singapore has Utopia in the form of artificial mechanical forests and gardens that contribute to the flora in the country. The super trees highlighting the beauty of this scenery are fitted with solar photovoltaic systems, which convert solar energy into power, making the trees light up at night. A log way passes between the trees enabling tourists to see the supertrees up close and the city from the rooftop. These gardens compose part of Singapore’s reclaimed land and you can find this scenery at Marina Garden central region of Singapore. Gardens by the bay. Image from https://the-earth-story.com/post/95895513541/supertree-grove-these-structures-arent-exactly Marina Bay Sands Marina Bay Sands. Image from https://www.visitsingapore.com/see-do-singapore/places-to-see/marina-bay-area/
One of the most famous and luxurious hotels in Singapore. Known for its world-class dining and entertainment indulge in a different experience from a hotel that has the largest infinity rooftop pool in the world.
Oh, there’s a sky park for base jumping if you’re just too bored from seeing all the great things and want to get some adrenaline pumping. Eateries and restaurants
Singapore is praised for being one of the apex melting points for culinary foods. With a blend of Chinese, Indonesian, Malay, Arab, Indian, Thai and English culture consider yourself sated with a tapestry of cuisines and options to choose from. All you need is to show up in China town hungry. Cuisines. Image from http://test.danielfooddiary.com/tag/singapore-chinatown-food/ The National Museum
Marvel at the most beautiful buildings around the city that will leave you in awe before visiting the National Museum. A cultural hub in this island. This is the flagship museum among four museums in Singapore, that will inspire you with stories and culture about this island. Image from https://www.tripadvisor.com.sg/Attraction_Review-g294265-d324550-Reviews-National_Museum_of_Singapore-Singapore.html
Speaking of culture. Visit the Buddha tooth relic temple and museum, Masjid Sultan mosque , The Palau Ubin, and The National Gallery . Esplanade
An innovative architecture that houses the best performing arts centre in Singapore. This is more than just a building with aesthetic value. Each detail has a blow the mind function that will give you an out of this world experience. There’s more to this Durian than meets the eye. The spikes on the domes are designed to let in light in shapes and angles while at the same time keeping out the heat. Interior View of the Esplanade theatre Image from https://exxposures.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/singapore-architecture-interior-photography-at-esplanade-theatres-on-the-bay/esplanade-singapore-architecture-interior-photography-13/
The performing art centre is located at the Downtown Core near the mouth of the Singapore River. Night Zoo-Safari
A nocturnal night zoo that gives you that camping experience in the middle of the night. If you’re one to be curious about what wild animals do at night, Mandai Lake Road is the place to find out. Night safari zoo. Image from http://www.sorgabalitours.com/2018/02/bali-safari-marine-park-packages.html
How jungle can it get? Botanic Gardens
Located at the fringe of Singapore’s Orchard Road shopping district, this is a true manifestation of nature at its best. These are beautiful tropic and orchid gardens. The Botanical Gardens is open from 5 a.m. to 12 midnight every day of the year and there is no admission fee. Well, except the National Orchid Garden which is the main attraction within the Botanic Garden. A gazebo known as Bandstand found in Botanic Gardens. This is where music was played in the 1930s. Image from https://www.visitsingapore.com/see-do-singapore/nature-wildlife/parks-gardens/singapore-botanic-gardens/ Jurong Bird Park Bird watching places to visit. Image from http://tour.issatistravel.com/product/maldives/
Do you like bird watching? Jurong Bird Park is a breezy recreational space located on the western slope of Jurong Hill. It hosts more than 400 species of birds in one place. Talk of the garden of Eden. Haw Par Villa Image from Haw par Villa. https://www.picfair.com/pics/05594246-haw-par-villa-singapore-southeast-asia-asia
Get to enjoy the Chinese Legends, history, folklore, and the illustrations of Confucianism in a park that highlights Chinese history. It is located along Pasir Panjang Road just off Singapore’s west coast highway. Who doesn’t relish experiencing a new culture? Merlion
We cannot forget to mention the iconic statue and symbol of Singapore located near the Central Business District. Just like the famous tusks of Mombasa, this is a landmark that assures you, you are in Singapore. Half fish, half lion. It is called the Merlion. Merlion. Image from https://www.littledayout.com/2019/02/11/merlion-park-meet-a-legend-of-singapore-and-other-things-to-do-there/

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Embracing the Beauty, Cuisine, and Vortices of Sedona, AZ

Embracing the Beauty, Cuisine, and Vortices of Sedona, AZ
May 23, 2019
By Kat Thomas, Editor in Chief, Edible Skinny
Sedona, Arizona, with its iconic Red Rock canyons and spiritual vortices that whirl about, has been on the bucket list of Edible Skinny for years now. Well pity us no more, as we’re happy to announce that we finally we able to slash a line through this one as a few weeks we headed to this magical, mystical, energy spot in the high desert of Northern Arizona!
Sedona the Sacred! The first thing to talk about in regards to Sedona is that it’s full of spiritual vortices (at least when an energy healer is writing the article…). The basic origin story is that in 1980, a local Sedona medium named Page Bryant acknowledged and named some of the vortices, causing them to gain in popularity as places for spiritual awakening. But the vortices are nothing new, as Native Americans including the Navajo, Yavapai, and Hopi Indians recognized the energy of this area centuries ago!
Vortex energy intensifies everything in comes in contact with and makes Sedona a huge amplifier. In layman’s terms this means that everything you are feeling will be magnified. If you are happy while you are in Sedona, you may become euphoric or blissful. Conversely, if you are irritated, agitated or depressed, those feelings will also be magnified. The locals refer to this special energy field as the “Spirit of Sedona,” a strong, creative, inspiring, and loving feminine presence that causes the trees to grow in twisted spirals and empowers the 4 million visitors that flock to it every year.
The fabulousness of this energy field was incarnated in our amazing accommodations at the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock. Nestled amidst the spectacular beauty of poetic geological formations, this upscale resort celebrates the Red Rock landscape by aspiring to mirror this sacred space with the light and warmth of hospitality.
This energetic promise is found in their 221 oasis like rooms and suites with their stunning (stunning!!!) views and locally inspired designs. Each room offers refined comfort and privacy with each room including a gas fireplace, balcony or terrace, small refrigerator, and microwave oven. Seriously, the views are so beautiful you find it hard to believe that they’re even real!!!
After arriving, we headed down to the edible heart of the hotel: Shadowrock Tap + Table, the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock’s restaurant, bar, and porch that offers a comfortable modern environment where guests can kick-start, recharge or retreat. The Porch, their 11,000 square foot porch, is the perfect gathering spot for a glass of wine or cocktail. Adult playtime is available with games such as shuffleboard, ping pong, corn hole, foosball, or chess. Or you can sit around one of the fire pits or in front of the fireplace while sipping on a craft beer or specialty cocktail. For the perfect Southwest wind down try their Prickly Pear Margarita; tangy and tart, with a side of healthy (so you can have more than one!).
The next day, at six in the morning, (and we totally deserve a gold star for getting up for it!), we took the hotel’s complimentary Sunrise Yoga class. After guzzling down some complimentary coffee, we headed over to the facility’s tennis courts. There we down dogged and cat and cowed in style as the sun rose from the east. Namaste!
And yoga was just the beginning, one of the coolest things about this hotel is their Outdoor Warrior Pit. The Pit is a cross-training facility where resort guests can exercise at their leisure or attend a weekly class led by their seasoned instructor. This rough and tumble boot camp playground is equipped with tires, ropes, sledgehammers, and anchors; perfect for the Workout Warrior. Just be prepared to get covered in Sedona’s signature red sand! And if throwing tires around isn’t your jam, their state-of-the-art fitness complex offers new Precor and Life Fitness equipment, fitness classes, a 25 meter lap pool, and steam and sauna.
After going hermit style and spending 36 hours at the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock, we decided it was time to adventure outside of the resort’s grounds. So, we hopped in our automobile and headed over to Elote Cafe, a restaurant that has quickly assumed regal status in Northern Arizona’s gourmet food scene. Voted one of the 50 Best AZ Restaurants by Phoenix Magazine, Elote is the ultimate foodie paradise!!!
The restaurant’s concept is creative original Southwestern and Mexican Cuisine, which they do with perfection. But be prepared to wait for a table as this is a no-reservations restaurant (that being said, the food is absolutely worth the while!). While dining at the coolest communal table ever, we munched on Tacos de Buffalo. Composed of Braised Buffalo Short Ribs with traditional Mole Poblano. This dish was was so tender and flavorful we wanted to extend our stay another day just to return for more tacos!!!
On our last morning in Sedona (which BTWs the city of Sedona was named after one of the earliest settlers, Sedona Miller Schnebly, who was born in 1877 in Gorin, Missouri. Her Pennsylvania Dutch mother “just thought up” the name Sedona for her daughter because “it had a pretty sound”… this was such a fun factoid we just had to drop it in somewhere…!) we decided to take in some of the 300 miles of scenic Red Rock trails that make it a hiker’s paradise (and make Sedona the Day Hike capital of the United States).
And naturally if we’re at one of the most beautiful vistas in America, we just had to bust out a few photos with Mowgli The Dinosaur. Mowgli The Dinosaur is a bedazzled T. Rex with 150,000 hand applied rhinestones of pure bling! Mowgli is the the first large scale art installation by the creative media company This Way Adventures (owned by yours truly) under the BlingOSaurus rhinestone brand! This 67 million year old SPARKLY T. Rex has become a mainstay at First Friday Las Vegas, the Dope Cup in the High Desert of California, the Cannabis Cup in Sacramento, CA, private parties in Tucson, and events hosted by The Green Light District. And thus Mowgli got his own photoshoot in Sedona standing in front of the iconic Cathedral Rock, a beautiful natural cathedral and the most photographed Red Rock formation in Sedona. Sedona Salad
This gorgeous vista was compounded by the fact that this space is considered a Magnetic vortice having a feminine or “yin” energy. The flow of this energy is very nurturing, soft and welcoming and can assist you in inward activities, such as contemplation, meditation and reflection. While the energy is more subtle, it is quite powerful, encouraging you to slow down, become calm and grow quiet. A perfect bookend to our stay and this article (for those who want to get Meta!).
So here’s to life being delicious, all your moments being postcard being worthy, and visiting the magical, mystical, energy spot of the high desert, Sedona, AZ! 😉
Kat Thomas is the Editor in Chief of Edible Skinny, a site dedicated to making your life postcard worthy. She is also the CEO of the creative media company This Way Adventures. You can find more about both brands at http://www.thiswayadventures.com You might be interested in:

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Cook South Indian food & make $$$ from home kitchen in SE suburbs | Chef & Cook Melbourne City – Melbourne CBD | 1210318640

Work from Home and make more $$$ by cooking South Indian Cuisine food in South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne…
Join our vibrant team of Home based chefs to
·Earn extra $$$ to increase your income
·Flexi work hours and be available on Wednesdays& Sundays
·Be your own Boss and cook from home
Now Hiring People with
·Passion for cooking South Indian cuisine food
·Home kitchen license issued by local council or willing to apply for it
·High attention to hygiene & quality
Note: We are currently hiring Chefs only from East and South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
About the company
Tasty Wheels is a fast growing popular South Indian food business in the South eastern Melbourne suburbs, that makes and delivers Indian cuisine food to its loyal customer base.

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2 Bedroom Apartment / Flat for rent in Mulund West, Mumbai

PropertyWala.com 2 Bedroom Apartment / Flat for rent in Mulund West, Mumbai 40,001-70,000 A-704, Mulund West, Mumbai (Maharashtra) Area: 1000 SqFeet Rate: 42 per SqFeet +10% Available: Immediate/Ready to move Spacious 2bhk facing clubhouse and garden. Well ventilated
When you contact, don’t forget to mention that you saw this ad on PropertyWala.com. Features Floor: 7th of 40+ Floors 0 to 1 year old Society: Atmosphere Price Trends Mulund West, Mumbai Apartments / Flats for rent in Mulund West, Mumbai This property is priced approximately 10% over the average for an Apartments / Flats for rent in Mulund West, Mumbai (Rs.38/SqFeet) * Disclaimer: Data may be approximate. Locality Reviews Mulund West, Mumbai Mulund is green belt of Mumbai main population of Mulund west is Gujrati then sindhi & PunjabiIn Mulund east mostly Marathi, Mulund is full of all brand of restaurantYou get more variety of Gujrati food in Mulund temperature of mulund is also low then Mumbai Pros: Mar 2 by Arjun Khanchandani Mulund West is planned layout with each plot faces well maintained roads . There is no water shortage. Thousands of trees across roads make Mulund West a free city. Well mannered and cultured residents has contributed a lot in development of present Mulund West. Residents are peace loving people and hence preferred area in central suburbs. It is queen of central suburbs. Pros: Well planned and well maintained roads Cons: Jan 14 by Arvind kumar Mulund West is a well planned city which has a lot of free neet and patal kel road. It’s highly impossible for a person to get lost. Well connected to western, south, north, and Navi Mumbai . One can call it a center point. Pros: All points above are good Posted: Apr 28, 2017 by Nitin Deshpande Very well developed place of mumbai , less crowded, luxurious places and very good locality . The best friendly locality of mumbai . Many good construction works sre csrried out here with spacious rooms ans good view. Pros: Mar 21, 2017 by Kamal Narwani Good location, near Mumbai , has very good facilities. School, collages and offices are located very near, Pros: Good location in living as well as investment Posted: Jul 15, 2014 by Anil Mulund west is very popular Residential locality of central Mumbai suburbs, surrounded by posh residential developments such as Nirmal lifestyle, City of joy, Runwal tower and many more.It is a prime locality from where all places of Mumbai can be reached easily, and enjoys excellent connectivity with EE Highway, WE Highway, Powai , Vikhroli, Kanjurmarg etc. Pros: Mumbai ‘s best suburb, located on foothills with lots of greenery & serene surroundings, blend in vicinity of commercial, industrial & residential surroundings. Friendly people & everything available easily nearby. Clean & healthy environ. Pros: No water or electricity problems Good road network, well connected with entire Mumbai Serenity, nature & brisk activity perfectly blended Cons: by Ashok Gangwani (Property King Dehradun) Mulund is the earliest planned suburb of Mumbai city, which extends from present day Mulund station to Paanch Rasta junction in Mulund (West). Mulund comes under the Central line of railway. If you go through any Central line Mulund has the hottest property to live in. Mulund was a home to a cosmopolitan mix of large number of educated middle class residents and several industrial factories along present day L.B.S. road.Mulund today has become more densely populated than what it used to be, it still remains one of the greenest and safest places to live in Mumbai. The pleasant living conditions and easy access to different parts of the city and its outskirts, have attracted many new residents.Also Mulund is a well connected suburb in all directions. Mulund has several educational institutes in both English and Regional language mediums. Mulund has two large shopping malls on LBS Marg , Nirmal Lifestyles and R-Mall. and really one of the few suburbs of Mumbai to boast of a vibrant night life. The center of it all lies within Nirmal Lifestyles mall, near Nahur . Several western cuisine restaurants, along with some Indian restaurants are located within the mall, and it also has two nightclubs. Overall, the night life in Mulund has a sober and peaceful feel to it, except for some people who have too much to drink.Real Estate prices are hiked day by day in Mulund according to the demand. Safe for residential purpose all the time as compared to other suburbs.Panchrasta, Tambe Nagar, Sarvodaya Nagar , Aasha Nagar, Yogi Hill, Vardhaman Nagar, Veena Nagar , Vaishali Nagar , Model Towen, Swapna Nagari, Kalpa Nagari, Yogi Hill, Mulund Colony are few important places. Mulund is one of the posh built-up areas in North-East part of Mumbai. There is an easy access to Eastern Express Highway and Navi Mumbai through Mulund-Airoli Bridge. Pros: Mulund is perfect location for Residential purpose as compared to other suburbs. The biggest shopping mall in India, that is Nirmal LifeStyle, is located in Mulund. As people over there worship God, Allah, Bhagwan, so there are many Temples, Churches and Mosques. Posted:

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What’s on at Highcliffe Food & Arts Festival this year

What’s on at Highcliffe Food & Arts Festival this year PUBLISHED: 12:58 24 May 2019 | UPDATED: 13:39 24 May 2019 Food Festival. Photo credit: Victor Huang, Getty Images/iStockphoto (C) I-Wei Huang, All Rights Reserved ((C) I-Wei Huang, All Rights Reserved (Photographer) – [None] ‘Arts’ has been added to this popular festival, and Rosemary Shrager is joining the impressive line-up of chefs in the demo kitchen this June
With an emphasis on ‘real food’ Highcliffe Food Festival, sponsored by Hoburne Holidays, now includes Arts in its name and line-up. Alongside it legendary range of stalls selling mouth-watering artisan food and drink will be several new ‘arts’ initiatives. These include a craft marquee selling beautiful jewellery, pebble art, pottery, driftwood pictures, textiles and fused glassware all made by local artists and hosted by The Little Craft Shack – a Dorset-based online company started by friends Loz Waters and Katya Benedetto.
Popular TV chef and author Rosemary Shrager will be cooking recipes from her book Rosemary Shrager’s Cookery Course in the demonstration theatre on Saturday 1 June. She will also be giving a talk at the Lunch with Rosemary Shrager event at the Lord Bute Restaurant.
Other chefs who will be cooking up a storm over the weekend include Neal Jepson, head chef of Christchurch Harbour Hotel, Alex Aitken from The Jetty restaurant, Luke Philips of the Chewton Glen, Colin Nash of the Three Tuns and a team of chefs from Hoburne Holiday Parks. Ian Gibbs, head chef at Gordleton Mill will be creating something delicious with a catch of the day from local fisherman Russell Murphy. And finally award-winning chocolatier Kerry Witt will give a chocolate masterclass.
On Sunday there will be a distinctly international flavour to the cuisine with demonstrations on Korean cooking by Young Joo Shin, and Indian chef and author Sarah Ali Choudhury. After establishing herself as one of the youngest Asian females to manage an Indian restaurant in the UK, Sarah has built a reputation for delivering delicious Indian recipes that are easy to do. She takes a great delight in teaching people recipes from all over the world.
New for this year is The Sheep Show – a humorous educational stage show about sheep and wool which includes a live sheep-shearing demonstration. There’s also a Mad Hatter’s tea-party, a treasure hunt, Chefs on Stilts and a Grow your Own event where children learn about growing vegetables. Meanwhile the Kids Kitchen will be finding out what makes bread rise, how butter is churned and making chocolate lollipops.
Highcliffe Food & Arts Festival runs 1 – 2 June in Highcliffe Village along Lymington Road and in the Recreation Ground.
Meet Rosemary Shrager
Rosemary’s professional career includes working under Pierre Hoffmann at the internationally famous Tante Claire restaurant in London, and working for Jean-Christophe Novelli. Her cooking skills came to the fore in the ITV series I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here, where she proved she could cook just about anything, anywhere. Rosemary shares her skills at events across the country and abroad, and at her cookery school in Kent. rosemaryshrager.com
For regular updates please see highcliffefoodandartsfestival.co.uk .
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Hotel launches Southeast Asian food festival

FROM now until June 30, the Market Café of Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Airport is launching a food festival featuring signature dishes and delicacies from Southeast Asian countries including Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
Two guest chefs, Mohamad Asri Bin Abd Rahman and Mat Safiee Bin Haroon from Malaysia, are bringing the most authentic Southeast Asian dishes to diners in Shenzhen.
With more than 10 years of expertise as a guest chef in Malaysia and Singapore, chef Rahman specializes in Malaysian, Chinese and Indian cuisines, which shine through in that he likes to spice things up by mixing dishes from the different countries. His specialty dishes include beef rendong, pork ribs and fish in taucu and fish in spicy tamarind sauce.
Chef Haroon has been invited repeatedly to five-star hotels in China to be the head chef for food festivals. He is reputed for his sophisticated culinary skills and his talent for sharing food knowledge.
Recommended dishes include Singapore chicken rice, Singapore-style black pepper crab and Naan bread. Diners can expect to see the chef making Naan bread on site.
The hotel offers three versions of menus that rotate every day, featuring a wide selection of Southeast Asian dishes including Singapore bak-kut-teh, fried fish with nyonya sauce, kueh pie tee, chicken in coconut sauce, Malaysian kimchi, shrimp in tamarind sauce, curry squid and fried chicken with lemon juice.
Diners can also appreciate Malaysian dances and teh tsrik-making demonstrations.
The special program is from Monday to Sunday and covers soft drinks, beers and wine as well as a specialty dish for each guest.
Located on the second floor of Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Airport, the vibrant Market Café invites diners to explore three uniquely designed sections: Asian Da Pai Dang (street food), the Italian Grill, and the Deli and Bakery.
Feasts of gourmet creations from Asia and beyond are prepared before your eyes at the live chef kitchens during breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus an international a la carte menu is available all day.(Yang Mei)

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Cultural and Heritage with Malaysian Cuisine

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Cultural and Heritage with Malaysian Cuisine CULTURAL AND HERITAGE WITH MALAYSIAN CUISINE Malaysia, land of diverse society, unique with its multi pagan population is renowned among worldwide travellers for uniqueness of different races that freighter live together harmoniously. Famous for its world wonder destinations, be it island, rainforest, or cultural spots, Malaysia has a lot to offer for tourist seeking adventure, leisure and entertainment. One of the study elements of Malaysian tourism is the vast choices of delicacies which comprise the ethnic intellectual nourishment from three major races in Malaysia which is Malay, Chinese and Indian.However, there are also other minor ethnic groups such as Peranakan and ethnic group from Sarawak and Sabah which blends in the food civilisation of Malaysia. This embodies the concept of One Malaysia which unifies all races as Malaysians. Over the past few years, the ethnic cuisines were integrated among the races, creating a new food infusion which is called the Malaysian cul inary art. Food such as Nasi Lemak no longer associated with Malays, whereas Roti Canai and Char Kuey Teow are no longer related to the Indian and Chinese.Integration of food culture had constituted to phylogeny of new Malaysian image in monetary value of signature cuisine that it can offer. Today, Malaysian Cuisine had colours the new era of food wonders in the country creating a wondrous ownership of every ethnic cuisine to all races within Malaysia. Now, tourist from all over the world can do it and devour Malaysian Cuisines which comprises variety of food selection such as Laksa, Satay, Wantan Noodles and so forth. Upon returning to their homeland, tourist can bring their unique experiences and pass the enounce to others.This leave behind benefit the country as indirectly foreigners will start recognizing the Malaysian Cuisines and later might have the intention to try it hence, contributing to add in Malaysian tourism. Although in the global world of modernization, Malays ian Cuisines remained as one of the cultural and heritage elements of Malaysia. Foods for long had always been the indicator of one ethnic culture and heritage. If we glance on each race in Malaysia we can see how food can instantly draw off an individual characteristic.For instance, if we say Tosai, we will know that its an Indian food. Indians wear Sarees and Kurta, they celebrate Deepavali and Thaipusam, their religion is Hinduism and Bharatanatyam is their traditional dance. This is how food cannot be separated and always be associated to one special ethnic. identical goes to Malaysian Cuisine, when a foreigner convey Malaysian Cuisine, they will directly distinguish Malaysia as, located in South East Asia, having multi racial community, lavish with unique culture, very warm and friendly people as well as hot and spicy foods.This is how food can directly interpret and describe an individual or a nation, therefore distinguishing it from others. Technological advancement and mo dernization of lifestyles are inevit up to(p) as a country begin to develop and pitiable towards era of globalization. This phenomenon brings enormous impact towards the culture and heritage of Malaysian Cuisine. Preparations of foods are largely effected with the introduction of latest machineries and equipments that modernize the way of cooking. Kuih Bahulu for example is utilize to be prepared manually by beating eggs in large bowls until it is fluffy and have the right consistency.However, by using specialized machine, preparation clock is cut in half thus, saving largely on time and energy. Modernization of food preparation, often world questioned in terms of its quality and heritage. Will this new way of food preparation maintain the taste and the quality of the dishes? Can the traditional ways of food preparation being preserve for the next generation to come? These questions always linger around the elderly, as some of them might be reluctant to accept modernization of food preparations. For them, traditional ways of preparation need to be preserved as it is part of our heritage.Beside of the many benefits seen, globalization on the other hand also invited contenders and adaption to our Malaysian Cuisine. Years ago, since the early in culmination of foreigners to Tanah Melayu, the ethnic food was able to maintain and preserve the originality in elements of ingredient used, preparation and taste of food. Now with globalization, teemingness of Western ingredients flooded the food market giving new options for cooking style and selection of foods to be attempt on. Moreover, foreign ingredients have been integrated in our Malaysian Cuisine causing it to gradually change over time.With the new generation living a fast paced life and being more wellness conscious, Malaysian Cuisine needs to be diversified according to current needs. The challenges are to maintain the originality of food but at the same time able to adapt to the new changing environmen t such as usage of new ingredients by considering diet and health and ways of food preparation that is time savvy. It is recommended that Malaysian Cuisine is given an extra consideration and thoughtfulness. As part of our culture and heritage, the governing bodies can promote this by introducing food tourism internationally in order to encourage tourist visitation.Other players in the industry can play their parts in introducing food tourism via tour packages, internet, and local and international events as well as advertisement. This cooperation which have multiplier effects need to be continuous and firm so that all stakeholders in the country can benefit largely from it. Preservation of Malaysian Cuisine as one of the elements in our cultural and heritage terrain is exceptionally significant in order for the coming generation to continue savours our food culture.Furthermore, as food is one of the cultural elements of a nation, tourist yearns for exploration on distinctive delica cy that they never tried before, consequently creating importance in ensuring continuous tourism development of the country. Undoubtedly, food cannot be separated from being culturally related and a heritage to be retained among a country. For Malaysian Cuisine, as pride of the nation we must be proud to possess such an exquisite food culture and heritage, and be blessed with the tranquillity and unity that our food culture entails. Posted by

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FOOD & WINE Announces 2019 Best New Restaurants

NEW YORK , May 21, Today, FOOD & WINE announces its highly anticipated 2019 class of Best New Restaurants. The list of 10 is currently live on foodandwine.com , and, for the first time ever, appears as a ranked list, with Cadence in Philadelphia as this year’s number one restaurant.
This announcement also comes on the heels of the 2019 Best New Chefs, unveiled in April, which identified the 10 chefs who will shape the future of cuisine in America. Together these two franchises celebrate the places and the people who will define how we eat.
This year’s Best New Restaurants list was curated by restaurant editor at large Jordana Rothman , who flew some 30,000 miles to 24 cities across the country to scout the most dynamic and exciting new restaurants today. The FOOD & WINE editorial team is proud to share a list that reflects the cultural diversity in restaurants, one of the fastest growing industries.
“Over the past year, Jordana Rothman and our team pulled up chairs at new restaurants all over the country—from Queens to Austin , and New Orleans to Los Angeles , and dozens of cities in between. Each of the 10 Best New Restaurants that made the list inspired us with their dedication to their communities and the work cultures they’ve created,” says Editor in Chief Hunter Lewis . “We’re thrilled to share this year’s list with our audience and know that they’ll fall in love with these places and their stories just as much as we have.”
The Best New Restaurants and each 2019 Best New Chef will also be celebrated next month at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen , as well as in the July Restaurant Issue, which marks the largest editorial- and advertiser-supported issue produced since December of 2015.
FOOD & WINE Best New Restaurants 2019 (in ranked order)
Cadence , Philadelphia – Chef Jon Nodler , Chef Michael Fry , and Pastry Chef Samantha Kincaid Suerte , Austin, Texas – Chef Fermin Nunez and Restaurateur Sam Hellman-Mass Frenchette , New York City – Chef Riad Nasr and Chef Lee Hanson Konbi , Los Angeles – Chefs Akira Akuto and Nick Montgomery Kumiko , Chicago – Chef Noah Sandoval and Creative Director Julia Momose Adda Indian Canteen, Long Island City, NY – Chef Chintan Pandya Fox & the Knife , Boston – Chef Karen Akunowicz Indigo , Houston – Chef Jonny Rhodes Nightshade , Los Angeles – Chef Mei Lin Piece of Meat , New Orleans – Butchers Leighann Smith and Daniel Jackson All 10 Best New Restaurants will be participating in the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen ‘s Farewell Feast: F&W Best New Restaurants on Sunday, June 16 , in Aspen, Colorado . This walk-around tasting is part of FOOD & WINE’s premier culinary event which consists of three days of cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, and panel discussions led by world-class chefs and wine experts.
To read more about the restaurants listed above, please visit: www.foodandwine.com/travel/restaurants/best-new-restaurants-2019 . The Best New Restaurants will also appear in the July issue of FOOD & WINE Magazine.
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