THE ALL-NEW SEAFOOD SENSATION 2.0 AT TEMPTATIONS, RENAISSANCE KUALA LUMPUR HOTEL
THE ALL-NEW SEAFOOD SENSATION 2.0 AT TEMPTATIONS, RENAISSANCE KUALA LUMPUR HOTEL
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With their success in their Seafood Sensation 1.0, Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur brings your taste buds on a trip again around the globe with the brand all – new adventures with the extensive seafood dinner buffet featuring impressive selections of prime seafood.
The enhanced Seafood Sensation 2.0 dinner buffet is available every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at RM138nett per person and half price for children between 6 to 12 years old.
For those who are a big fan of seafood, you will definitely find your favorites here. Have your fresh seafood on ice, grilled or cooked in different styles, the new seafood buffet with over 100 choices is bound to be something to please every picky diner’s appetite. Prepare to be treated to an enthralling range of seafood dishes and a myriad cuisines from all over the world, including Western, Japanese, Chinese, Indian, local Malay and more.
Expect a massive line-up of seafood which includes favorites such as the poached Green lobster, Chilean black mussels, varieties of fresh oysters air-flown from Europe, tiger prawns, endless thick-cuts of sashimi, Linguine Lobster a la Plancha, Roma Relish Slow-Baked Pacific Salmon, local-style grilled fish and Chinese wok-fried Mud Crab with Salted Egg Sauce.
Be sure to check out the Live Action Stations as Executive Chef Supi Mansor and his team have whipped up a variety of delicious cooked seafood dishes prepared on a rotation basis.
The Asian wok-fried live station highlights dishes with rich flavors and aromas using local spices and fine ingredients. Diners may choose any of their favorite seafood, from mud crab to prawn, scallop, mussel, razor clam and local cockles to cook with chef’s special homemade salted egg yolk, chili or black pepper sauce.
One dish not to be missed is the signature Asian-style Red Chili Mud Crab accompanied with fried mantou, which is disputably one of Singapore’s popular dishes and is essentially crabs stir-fried in garlic, ginger, shallots, tomato paste and sweet chili sauce.
Make a beeline to the local-style barbecue section where seafood and meats are lightly seasoned with tamarind juice, soy sauce and lime then grilled to perfection or just the way you like.
Aside from a plethora of top-notch crustacean dishes, non-seafood lovers can indulge in delicious Braised lamb shank with brussel sprouts, Slow-baked rib with roasted potato and charred capsicum or delight in a selection of delectable pasta, noodle and tandoori.
Do remember to make room for desserts as the pastry team has handcrafted an array of palate pleasing pastries, tarts, cakes, puddings, sorbets, yogurt ice-cream with condiments.
Blow your mind by pairing the strawberry tart with the mascarpone cream and wild berries compote for a perfect ending to your sumptuous meal.
To discover more or to make a reservation, call 03 2771 6692 or email * Prices are inclusive of prevailing taxes ** Terms and conditions apply
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Rashtrapati Nilayam in the city has been the winter office of the President of India. In 2014, the newly formed state of Telangana split from Andhra Pradesh and the city became the joint capital of the two states, a transitional arrangement scheduled to end by 2025.rnrnRelics of Qutb Shahi and Nizam rule remain visible today; the Charminar—commissioned by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah—has come to symbolise Hyderabad. Golconda fort is another major landmark. The influence of Mughlai culture is also evident in the region’s distinctive cuisine, which includes Hyderabadi biryani and Hyderabadi haleem. The Qutb Shahis and Nizams established Hyderabad as a cultural hub, attracting men of letters from different parts of the world. Hyderabad emerged as the foremost centre of culture in India with the decline of the Mughal Empire in the mid-19th century, with artists migrating to the city from the rest of the Indian subcontinent. The Telugu film industryNorth Africa and Spain, converting some of the Christian population to Islam, and placing the rest under a separate legal status. Part of the Muslims\’ success was due to the exhaustion of the Byzantine Empire in its decades long conflict with Persia. Beginning in the 8th century, with the rise of Carolingian leaders, the papacy began to find greater political support in the Frankish Kingdom.\r\n\r\nThe Middle Ages brought
about major changes within the church. Pope Gregory the Great dramatically reformed ecclesiastical structure and administration. In the early 8th century, iconoclasm became a divisive issue, when it was sponsored by the Byzantine emperors. The Second Ecumenical Council of Nicaea (787) finally pronounced in favor of icons. In the early 10th century, Western Christian monasticism was further rejuvenated through the leadership of the great Benedictine monastery of Cluny.\r\n\r\nHebraism, like Hellenism, has been an all-important factor in the development of Western Civilization; Judaism, as the precursor of Christianity, has indirectly had much to do with shaping the ideals and morality of western nations since the C based in the city is the country’s second-largest producer of motion pictures.rnrnHyderabad was historically known as a pearl and diamond trading centre, and it continues to be known as the “City of Pearls”. Many of the city’s traditional bazaars remain open, including Laad Bazaar, Begum Bazaar and Sultan Bazaar. Industrialisation throughout the 20th century attracted major Indian research, manufacturing and financial institutions, including Defence Research and Development Organization, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, the National Geophysical Research Institute and the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology. Special economic zones dedicated to information technology have encouraged companies from India and around the world to set up operations in Hyderabad. The emergence of pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in the 1990s led to the area’s naming as India’s “Genome Valley”. With an output of US$74 billion, Hyderabad is the fifth-largest contribu
Indian Shabbat with Anita Sharma and Mathew Webb of Annam 3/1/19
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Shabbat at The Yard is back! We invite you to join us for a magical evening to celebrate community and enjoy delicous food and drinks. This all-inclusive feast includes a welcome cocktail and wine pairings with dinner.
This month, we welcome back Anita Sharma and Mathew Webb to craft an Indian-inspired Shabbat in collaboration with our own Chef Julie Frans. The night’s offerings explore the beautiful and flavorful kinds of Indian cuisines with a Yard twist:
Fine Filo Cochin Pastel stuffed with Burnt Cumin, Cashew Nut, Roasted Butternut & Acorn Squash. Served with Annam Apricot Chutney (VV)
Ancient Green Chutney Hulba Dip with Fenugreek Seeds, Garlic, Lemon, Coriander, Ginger and Green Chili, Served with Papadum (GF, VV)
Red Lentil & Coriander Pakora Fritters (GF, VV)
Indian Style Gobi (Cauliflower) with Peas (GF, VV)
House Pickled Okra with Mustard Seed & Curry (GF, VV)
Radish Carpaccio: A variety of thinly sliced pickled Mooli (Radish) with Lemon, Mint Yogurt & Chaat Masala (GF, VV)
Beach Style Chaat: Shredded Carrot, Cucumber, Onion, Herbs, Puffed Rice, Slivered Almonds, Lemon & Chili (GF, VV)
Olan: Keralan Coconut Curry with Winter Melon, Green Beans, Ginger, Black-eye Peas and Curry Leaves (GF/VV)
Baghdadi Jackfruit Biryani: Slow- baked, layered and aromatic Rice with Jackfruit, Mint, Coriander & Saffron under Puff Pastry Crust, inspired by the Iraqi Jewish Diaspora in India (VV)
Tandoori Spiced Fish Tikka Skewers (GF)
Lokshan Paysam: Roasted vermicelli noodles w/ burnt jaggery and seasonal fruit coulis (VV)
Top Five Things to Do on an NYC Vacation
New York City has been called the city that never sleeps, the Big Apple, and the greatest city in the world. Millions of tourists visit every year to enjoy everything from world-famous sites to New York City Cabaret . Here are five must-see destinations if you are coming to New York.
Live Theatre From Off-Broadway cabarets to the marquees of Times Square, New York City is the world capital of live theatre. With rich traditions in performance art, musicals, comedies and dramas, there’s nothing quite like an authentic New York theatre experience.
Visit the Statue of Liberty “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses…” Lady Liberty stands strong and looms over the city. Experience a cornerstone of New York, and America itself, by making a trip to the Statue of Liberty !
See a Game The Yankees, The Knicks, The Giants, The Mets, The Nets, The Rangers…the list goes on and on, but there’s nothing quite like a New York sports crowd. From Madison Square Garden to Yankee Stadium, you’re missing out if you don’t catch a game while you’re in town!
Visit the 9/11 Memorial Pay your respects to the site of the most devastating attack in American history, and learn about the victims and heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001 at the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero. Solemn, somber, breathtakingly designed, and heartbreakingly moving, this monument serves as a testament to American perseverance.
Fine Dining Whether you just want a slice of New York-style pizza, or are ready to experience world cuisine, there’s no better city on Earth for food than the Big Apple! Authentic Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Indian, Japanese, and more are all in high supply. Just take your pick!
There’s more to do in New York City than anyone coming for a vacation could ever do. However, these experiences will show you the range of the city, and give you memories that will last forever!
10 Things to Know About India
10 Things to Know About India The country has brought the world diverse languages, famous actresses, and six seasons. By Sintia Radu , Staff Writer Feb. 12, 2019 By Sintia Radu , Staff Writer Feb. 12, 2019, at 2:58 p.m. Hindu devotees sit outside a railway station in Allahabad, India, on Feb. 5, 2019, as they return home from the Kumbh Mela festival. (SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)
1. India is the world’s largest democracy, with a 1.3 billion population . It is also the world’s second largest country, after China’s 1.4 billion population.
2. In the Hindu calendar, there are six seasons or ritus : vasant Ritu (spring), grishma ritu (summer), varsha ritu (monsoon), sharad ritu (autumn), hemant ritu (pre-winter), and shishir or shita Ritu (winter). [ The 10 Most Religious Countries in the World, Ranked by Perception ]
3. There are more than 19,500 languages or dialects spoken in India as mother tongues. The country is one of the most diverse cultures on the planet with various regions corresponding to different languages and customs.
4. Shampoo is said to have been originated in India in 1800 A.D. “Champo” was first discovered by early colonial traders visiting India, together with body massage, and it was brought back to Europe under the name “champing.”
5. In 2022, India plans to launch its first manned space mission . The Indian government announced it will allocate $1.4 billion for the proiect.
6. Famous British actress Vivien Leigh, known for playing Scarlett O’Hara i n the classic “Gone With the Wind” was born Vivian Mary Hartley on Nov. 5, 1913, in Darjeeling, India. She returned to England when Vivian was 6 years old.
7. Most Indians don’t watch Bollywood movies, according to the BBC . The country said to be obsessed with their grandiose musical productions has very few cinema screens — 13,000 compared with about 40,000 screens in the United States. [ India Seen as Rich in Heritage ]
8. The first Asian woman to win the Miss World Competition is from India. Reita Faria Powell , born in 1943 in Mumbai, is a model and doctor and won the beauty title in 1966.
9. Indian cuisine, one of world’s best-known type of food, is said to be have six types of tastes : sweet (madhura), salty (lavana), sour (amala), pungent (katu), bitter (tikta) and astringent (kasya).
10. Speaking of food, chicken Tikka Masala, a classic Indian dish and cultural reference for the country, was actually invented in Scotland . India in Photos Sintia Radu , Staff Writer Sintia Radu covers international affairs and technology for U.S. News & World Report. You can f … Read more Sintia Radu covers international affairs and technology for U.S. News & World Report. You can follow her on Twitter @sintiaradu and send her suggestions and ideas at email@example.com.
Al Rigga Road: A hub where much of Dubai started – Khaleej Times
Al Rigga Road: A hub where much of Dubai started Sarwat Nasir /Dubai Filed on February 13, 2019 | Last updated on February 13, 2019 at 04.48 pm Share Vote
The Al Rigga Road in Dubai.-Photo by Dhes Handumon It is a home to the first mall that was built in the UAE. Al Ghurair Centre was built in 1981 and continues to thrive to this day. Dubai attracts millions of tourists each year for its luxury offerings and world-class experiences, but the emirate does not fall short when it comes to showcasing its historical charm and culture. Perhaps one of the most historical areas in Dubai is one we travel through regularly without realising it – Al Rigga Road in Deira. Usually, it’s packed with the daily hustle and bustle of residents and tourists – thousands of them entering and exiting the Al Rigga or Union Square Metro station, while others take a stroll along the 1.5km-long street. It is also home to the first mall that was built in the UAE. Al Ghurair Centre was built in 1981 and continues to thrive to this day. The mall also has the first McDonald’s branch, which was renovated a few years ago to give it a fresher look. Al Rigga Road isn’t just a commercial area, though. There are many people who have called this area their home for several years. One Indian family, for example, has been living in Al Rigga for 18 years now. Speaking to Khaleej Times, Shilpa Parmar said she, her husband and her son can’t imagine living anywhere else in Dubai. “My husband moved to Dubai 25 years ago, as he is working in the airline industry, travelling frequently. He chose Al Rigga as his base and after marriage – 18 years ago – it was natural for me to move to the same place,” she said. “I was very comfortable from day one, as I was close to Deira City Centre (which was and still is one of the major attractions in the area), it’s within walking distance from Al Ghurair Mall. It has a 24-hour supermarket; the creek is nearby; and it’s a short drive away from one of the best golf clubs in the emirate – even the iconic Clock Tower is just a stone’s throw away. “The area is also linked to Al Maktoum Bridge, which connects us to other parts of Dubai.” Parmar said Al Rigga has changed tremendously since she moved there nearly two decades ago. It has a lot more to offer now than ever before, in terms of restaurants, shops and transportation methods. “Al Rigga has changed from a silent area, where mostly only hotels were present, to a bustling, popular area as two of the busiest Metro stations are here. Al Ghurair Centre was revamped and has become a major mall, with a Carrefour branch and popular cafés. There are plenty of multi-cuisine food joints, money exchanges, bus stops, salons on the street, which are all useful for residents. I love this area and I am a very happy resident,” she added. Another family who has been residing in the area for more than 10 years said living in Al Rigga feels like they are “on holiday” because of all the tourists who come to see the sights. A Pakistani mum of two, Mehnaz Ibrahim, said she’s been seeing a growing number of tourists in Al Rigga. “It’s like we are living in one of the most popular areas of the country. There are so many tourists taking photos here. Many of them are walking on Al Rigga Street. There is so much on offer here, making it a very convenient location, not just for the residents but also for tourists,” she said. “We’ve been living here since 2008 and it’s really a second home for us. Rents over the years have gone up and down, but, overall, it’s a very affordable area.” Must know 1- Home to UAE’s firsts Al Rigga is home to the country’s first mall, Al Ghurair Centre, and the first McDonald’s branch. Built in 1981, both continue to thrive to this day and have undergone renovations in recent years to keep up with the times. Al Ghurair is now considered a major mall, complete with a Carrefour branch and a host of popular cafés. 2- Bustling area
Proxi, located in the heart of the West Loop, with its sleek black brick exterior and floor-to-ceiling windows, looks unassuming surrounded by larger industrial buildings. However, once you step inside you are greeted with a gorgeous and welcoming interior that screams mid-century class with a few industrial accents, setting the stage for the rest of your delectable meal.
This is to be expected from Andrew Zimmerman, the Chef/Partner at both Proxi, and the nationally acclaimed Sepia, a Michelin Star restaurant located right next door. Proxi claims to offer a brunch consisting of a variety of bold dishes and drinks influenced by cuisines from around the world, and honestly, they deliver on this promise. Every dish that we tried was unique and delicious in its own way, truly a worldly and culinary experience for your taste buds.
Our waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and was happy to give us recommendations and explain some of the meals to us. He suggested that we try their elote fritters, which turned out to be an amazing recommendation. We were all too eager to express our love for these deep-fried golden goddesses. The fritters are Proxi’s simple yet delicious take on the classic Mexican street corn dish. They take fresh corn, toss it in a seasoned tempura batter, deep fry them and top it with a creamy homemade mayonnaise sauce that finished off the dish perfectly. The sweet and salty fritters literally melted in our mouths, making them a wonderful start to our brunch.
The kimchi fried rice with pork jerky, my personal favorite, was a well-balanced mix of flavors. The tangy kimchi wasn’t too overpowering and paired well with the sweet and smoky pork jerky, which was amazing and bursting with flavor. The creamy duck egg helped to balance out the slightly spicy kick of the dish and to top it all off the rice was crispy and fried to perfection.
Next up was the braised chickpea curry. This dish was a surprising hit. They took a basic curry to the next level with the perfect blend of spices. The rich house yogurt was drizzled on top sparingly, but it melted into the dish giving it a creamy and velvety texture. The chickpeas were perfectly tender and tasted amazing mixed with the poached egg and scooped up with the homemade puri , a traditional deep-fried Indian bread.
Following that we dug into the griddled corn bread, which was Proxi’s twist on eggs Benedict. Served on sweet cornbread slices instead of an English muffin, this dish was rich, sweet, savory, and completely original. The cornbread was moist and flavorful making it a solid, tasty base to this dish. The eggs were poached to perfection and topped with a smoky paprika Hollandaise that was divine. The Tasso ham was thinly sliced and slightly crispy adding a salty and savory component to the dish. This was a big hit at our table. The dish was served with a side of herb roasted red potatoes that were soft on the inside with a crispy outer shell, they were great for dipping in the extra Hollandaise sauce.
Then there was the Cemita “Milanesa,” basically a fancy Mexican torta. The sandwich featured a breaded and fried pork tenderloin loaded with an abundance of condiments including sweet red pepper jam, tangy Oaxaca cheese, black salsa made with roasted and blackened peppers (to create its rich dark color and smoky flavor,) and avocado. We chose to add a fried egg on top of ours. Bitches pro tip: Always opt to add a fried egg on top of anything whenever you’re given the chance. All of this yummy goodness was packed between two toasty sesame buns, to round out this monster of a sandwich.
The flavors texture and ingredients were all on point, however, the one area where this dish was lacking was in the final execution of eating the sandwich. It was definitely a knife-and-fork kind of sandwich, with all the toppings weighing it down. It made it hard to pick up and eat, especially with the pork tenderloin wanting to slip out of the bun on every bite. If you’re up for a messy experience or don’t care to cut up your sandwich, then you probably wouldn’t mind, as the flavors and uniqueness of the dish can definitely outweigh the minor difficulty of eating it.
Finally, we devoured the Old Fashioned, a classic breakfast of eggs, bacon, and toast. While very simple, this dish was still a fantastic choice. The homemade sourdough was crispy and slathered with butter and the smoky bacon was cooked to a mouthwatering crunchy texture just between crispy and chewy. This dish is great for someone who is looking for a smaller meal or isn’t as adventurous with their food choices.
The Bitches say: five Champagne flutes. This truly was a culinary trip around the world with unique and bold flavors that set them apart from many other standard brunch restaurants. The classic mid-century design added a stylish flair to the space that made you feel like you were dining in luxury, with deliciously prepared and plated food, all at a reasonable price.
Proxi serves Brunch Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Dienstag: Chile, Eiszeit, Hühnchen – gute englische eBooks für Kindle gratis oder günstig
Dienstag: Chile, Eiszeit, Hühnchen – gute englische eBooks für Kindle gratis oder günstig von: Susanne 12. Februar 2019
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Thriller von P.S. Witte
Kit Renard is looking for a lifelong commitment. Unfortunately, being sent to an asylum for killing her therapist’s fiancee‘ on their wedding day isn’t exactly the type of commitment she was hoping for. However, she realizes that love is not always hearts and flowers, champagne and butterfly kisses. Sometimes love takes you down a blood-stained rabbit hole before you find your Happily Ever After.
P.S. Witte ist der Autorenname der amerikanischen Schwestern Paula Witte und Stephanie Witte. Zusammen verfassen sie Drehbücher und Romane in unterschiedlichen Genres, aber immer witzig. „I’m usually not a fan of criminals but Kit is in a class all her own…..a fun read yet with pathos and love.“ (Leser) (6 Rezensionen / 4,2 Sterne), 163 Seiten – noch gratis? Derzeit nur: € 0,99 The Sympathizer
Literarischer Roman von Viet Thanh Nguyen
It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and reporting on the group to a higher-up in the Viet Cong.
Viet Thanh Nguyen (geboren 1971 in Buôn Ma Thuột, Südvietnam) ist ein vietnamesisch-US-amerikanischer Anglist und Schriftsteller. Sein erster Roman The Sympathizer erhielt 2016 den Pulitzer-Preis und weitere Auszeichnungen, darunter die Andrew Carnegie Medal und den Dayton Literary Peace Prize sowie den Edgar Allan Poe Award in der Kategorie „Bester Debütroman“, und war 2017 auf der Shortlist des International DUBLIN Literary Award. “Beautifully written and meaty . . . really compelling. I had that kid-like feeling of being inside the book.” (Claire Messud, Boston Globe) (2.053 Rezensionen / 4,1 Sterne), 384 Seiten noch günstig? A Dead Cousin
Krimi von Anna Celeste Burke
A frantic call for help has Jessica on the run. Taken from his home while his daughter hides upstairs, Detective Frank Fontana is gone. Jessica’s out to save him, but what if he doesn’t want to be found? Has he been abducted or is he on the run? Even a message from Frank isn’t all that clear-cut: „Trust no one. The devil was once an angel.“ Is it a warning to Jessica or a confession as Frank’s colleague, Detective Rikki Havens, suggests?
Anna Celeste Burke war Professorin und hat mit der Pensionierung gerne und vergnügt das Verfassen von Sach- und Fachbüchern für Krimis aufgegeben. „The action never stops you keep moving from one situation to the next. You’re never sure who the good guys and who the bad guys are until the end.“ (Leser) (35 Rezensionen / 4,5 Sterne), 276 Seiten – noch gratis?
Love and Death in Santiago de Chile Cozy Krimi von Laila Comolli In den Ausläufern der Andenberge erwartet die Amerikanerin Anabel Andrews einen ruhigen Ausstieg am Wochenende während einer Geschäftsreise nach Chile. Aber innerhalb von 24 Stunden nach ihrer Ankunft im verschlafenen Weiler Baños Morales sind zwei Fremde tot – und sie ist die Einzige, die etwas Unheimliches vermutet. Auf dem Weg zu einem Abenteuer, das sie durch die Restaurants, Salsa-Clubs und Marktplätze der chilenischen Hauptstadt führt, lüftet die Heldin das Geheimnis und jagt einem schattenhaften Mörder hinterher. “Beautiful and vivid descriptions of life and landscapes in Chile.. A thrilling adventure of travel, love and death — narrated from a woman’s perspective.” (Leserin) (8 Rezensionen / 5,0 Sterne), 216 Seiten – noch gratis?
On the Way to Simple Liebesroman von Jennifer Acres Dakota Ames hatte alles unter Kontrolle, dachte sie. Seit dem Unfall ihres Vaters im Feuerwehrdienst versprach sie sich, immer einen Plan zu haben. Das Leben konnte ihr nicht mehr eine Kurve geben. Das ist bis ihr bester Freund Alex in der Marine eingesetzt wurde. Das konnte nicht passieren. Es war nicht Teil ihres Plans. Sie hatte nicht einmal den Mut aufgebracht, ihm zu sagen, dass sie ihn liebt. “This story. I don’t have the words to describe the beauty of this story. I literally stayed up most of the night reading because it gripped me from the very beginning.” (Leserin) (17 Rezensionen / 4,7 Sterne), 311 Seiten – noch gratis? Derzeit nur: € 1,99 The Scramble For Africa
Historisches Sachbuch von Thomas Pakenham
In 1880 the continent of Africa was largely unexplored by Europeans. Less than thirty years later, only Liberia and Ethiopia remained unconquered by them. The rest – 10 million square miles with 110 million bewildered new subjects – had been carved up by five European powers (and one extraordinary individual) in the name of Commerce, Christianity, ‚Civilization‘ and Conquest. The Scramble for Africa is the first full-scale study of that extraordinary episode in history.
Thomas Francis Dermot Pakenham, 8. Earl of Longford KBE auch bekannt als Thomas Pakenham (* 14. August 1933 in Bayswater, London) ist ein britischer Historiker, Schriftsteller und Vorsitzender der Irish Tree Society. “Magnificent, vigorous, comprehensive, compulsive reading” (DAILY TELEGRAPH) (83 Rezensionen / 4,5 Sterne), 768 Seiten noch günstig? Surrender the Sun Book 1
Postapokalyptischer Thriller von A. R. Shaw
In the year 2030, a mini ice age hits earth like it did in 1645. A war-weary community scrambles. A recluse veteran must take charge or most will die from the effects of severe weather but also from man himself. In the middle of it all is a — oh, no spoilers. Then there’s also the — then again, we don’t want to ruin that for you, too. Start the journey.
A. R. Shaw schreibt sehr ungewöhnliche postapokalyptische Romane. „Of all the different post-apocalyptic world adventures out there, EMP, solar flares, grid terrorism, etc., A. R. Shaw’s version is such a fresh approach that it makes it stand out front and center!“ (Leser) (229 Rezensionen / 4,3 Sterne), 230 Seiten – noch gratis?
Chicken Recipes Kochbuch von Nancy Kelsey In der Tat ist Hühnerfleisch weltweit in der Küche und in endlosen, delikaten Varianten. Im Titel mogelt die Autorin ein wenig – es dauert nicht immer nur 10 Minuten. Aber in den variantenreichen Rezepten gibt sie wahre Zeitangaben, Zutatenlisten und genaue Beschreibungen und meistens auch ein Foto. „The thing I love most in this book is because this book has easy recipes of different cuisines Mexican, French, Thai, Indian, Italian and many more with beautiful and captivating and mouth watering food photos.“ (Leserin) (16 Rezensionen / 4,8 Sterne), 118 Seiten – noch gratis?
The science of gastronomy
Share A s the gourmet industry is pushing boundaries to create experiences that aim to please more than your palate, we explore how molecular gastronomy—a visually delightful technique—is changing the way we look at ingredients and presentation
Maybe you’ve been oblivious to the fact that the nitrogen ice cream stations set up at elite weddings, which you’ve been raving about are actually an outcome of molecular gastronomy! Nitrogen, once associated with balloons, is now being used to churn ice cream. That’s the magic.
PHOTO: THE OBEROI, DUBAI
The gourmand’s new world
Though the technique was pioneered by chefs in Spain, it fits the notion of extravagance that Indian weddings portray. It’s not its complex assimilation that makes it a charming procedure, but it is what you see as an end result—a spectacle on your plate—which makes it a trend that’s endured since it was made popular in recent years by Chef Heston Blumenthal. “Honestly, even candy floss looks extravagant with the use of this technique,” opines the delighted Chef Sanjana Patel. Surprisingly, molecular gastronomy wasn’t a term coined by connoisseurs but evolved from the interpretations of the common man. However, what is it and why should it interest us? “Simply put, it is a way of adding agents to get a particular outcome in the way your food looks and tastes,” shares Chef Patel. PHOTO: LA FOLIE PATISSERIE
Since we’re talking fancy appearances, naturally, this method has earned itself a spot in our wedding set-up. Aren’t we all about grand gestures anyway? “As a concept, it will change the way weddings are celebrated in India today. It’s gaining popularity, especially among clients who are willing to give their guests an ‘experience’ of a lifetime. Also, this gives us the freedom to experiment with the evolving needs of the Indian palate,” expresses Chef Vishal Atreya. PHOTO: PETIT PHILIPPE CONTRIBUTOR, GETTY IMAGES
The Indian mould
Just when we were confused as to how these exquisite techniques can be adapted to the Indian way, Chef Patel shares her experience of working on the menu for a wedding in Kolkata, “We decided to make sandesh tartlets ( sandesh with saffron caviar)!” It doesn’t end there; they also converted a Thai drink into a frozen dessert that’s caught the fancy of many. Basically, your guest is living an experience. From seeing the beauty of how it’s prepared to savouring incredible combinations—it’s innovation at its best!
Chef Patel then poses a simple question; what would you rather see sitting on your plate—a serving of the usual tomato-based dressing or a newly conceptualised tomato jelly? Clearly, the latter is bound to pique your interest. In fact, it’s this very aspect of engagement, which makes it a factor worth adding to your wedding, especially in today’s world that boasts of high-level customisation.
If you weren’t already overwhelmed, Chef Atreya paints the picture of the ultimate game-changer. You can now turn your cliché wedding cuisine into a gourmet’s paradise. He opines, “From having customised cocktail bars to live dessert counters, innovative decorations like edible flowers to table pieces, the choices are endless.” Spoilt for choice and taste, along with the accompaniment of visual drama, rest assured that your guests will carry back a host of memorable experiences.
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