Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good.
— Alan Cohen
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
— May Sarton
Boil – 1/2 Cup Yellow Lentils (toor Dal) – 1 tsp. Turmeric Powder – Until – cooked
Saute – 1 tsp. Oil – 1 knob butter – 1 tsp. each Mustard seeds – cumin – 1 chopped Onion -2 cloves Garlic – 2 green chillies till translucent. Add 1 tomato and cook 3- 4 minutes.
Add – to above – Chopped Young Pumpkin leaves and flowers (4 -5 cups) – salt to taste – bring to boil – Add Cooked lentils – boil for 2 mins – Done.
Enjoy with Rice or Naan
Note : Adjust Salt and Spice to taste. Use Spinach instead of Pumpkin / Squash Leaves.
Easy Vegetarian recipe with Indian Spices combined with Creamy Lentils and Spinach of Choice.
If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.
A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.
– Zen Shin
When we learn to accept what is in our life and the way it has flowed to us, whether by wish or force
Our moment of acceptance, right or wrong, makes it so much easier to continue to move forward.
Embrace possibilities and challenges with Courage Faith, and Hope.
You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going.
What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered BY THE PRESENT MOMENT, and to embrace them with Courage Faith, and Hope
No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of
Cooks Past, the Advice and Menus of Cooks Present, the Wisdom of Cookbook Writers.
— Laurie Colwin
18/19th July 2020 THE GREAT BLOGGERS’ BAKE-OFF 2020!!!
Recipe for Moussaka, with Tasty Layers of Eggplant , Potato , Meat sauce and Bechamel Sauce inspired by Greek Moussaka.
Eggplant – 1 Large Aubergine – 1 cm Slices – Brush Olive Oil – bake – Oven 200 C -20 mints.
Potato – 3 medium – Peel – 1 cm Slices – Overlapping on plate – Microwave -7 mints
Saute – Large Pan – 1 tbsp. Olive Oil – 1 chopped Onion – 1/2 Kg Minced Meat – Fry +/-5 Mnts – 1/2 tsp. each – dried Oregano – Parsley – Cinnamon – Pepper – Salt – Mix – 1 Cup Tomato Puree – Boil – Low Flame – Cook 8 – 10 mints – Meat Sauce
Bechamel sauce – Pan – Knob Butter – Low Flame – 1 tbsp Flour – Stir till Paste – 1/2 Cup Warm Milk – Whisk till Sauce thickens – Turn off Stove – Add 1/2 Cup grated Cheese
Bake – Baking dish- Oil bottom – sides – Layer the Potato Slices – Meat sauce…
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Cheerfulness is the atmosphere in which all things thrive.
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind,
filling it with a steady and perpetual serenity.*******