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Sketchbook Cake Making

Here is a fun video on how to make sketching style. The cake came out amazingly well. (Cake Decoration) -

India's Top Food Critic Is Missing From Taj Hotel - Terrorist Were In Her Bathroom

Sabina Sehgal Saikia India's top food critic was in a corner room at the sixth floor of Taj Hotel. She text messaged her husband couple of time and the last message from her was - "they are in my bathroom". Thereafter no communication from her.... -

Lessons Learned From Dating 100 Men - Oprah Winfrey

 I found it too unresistable to not post. Any guy out there who has dated 100+ women? On the cusp of her 35th birthday, Ann Marsh decided it was time to change the way she thought about dating. If she was going to meet the right man, she was going to... -

Women Defined By A Mathematician

 Disclaimer: The garde was not given by me. (Funny) -

Women By A Graphics Engineer

Disclaimer: I received this in a funny mail. Men winning % numbers might be inflated. Numbers not supported by personal experience at all. Lucky are those who manage to have 50% win in early stages. (Funny) -

Women Defined By A Surveyer

Disclaimer: I received this is a funny forwarded mail. These are not my numbers. So if you believe that 3hrs 26min is kinda low, you may be right. (Funny) -

10 Funniest Traveler Comments

These are top10 funny commnts released by tripadvisor travel community. 1. Not So Great Expectations "I could have done without the blood-stained mattress and the (actual) chunk of poop on my bedspread, but I didn't expect the Hilton." ... -

Best Upcoming Hotels In 2008

Her is a list of some great new properties slated to launch in 2008 Europe       Kempinski Dukes Palace, Bruges, Belgium Opening in a former 15th-century palace in February, this new five-star... -

Coffee Or Water - Which Is Free ?

Living far too long in the US where coffee is free and water is like $5-10 a bottle in any hotel, I was in for a surprise in India. Yes they charge you money - real cash like $5-20 for a cup of coffee. Just like most US hotel bottles have sign in that $10... -

Food Search Rocks - I Want To Eat This Today

Big thank you to team for making it so easy to find food of my choice. Nowadays, I just type in what I wanna eat and get a list of recipe options. I am pretty impressed. Here are a few examples of what I was looking for and the list of recipes shown.... -

Higher Triglycerides - An Invitation To Stroke

HOUSTON:Cutting triglyceride building fatty food will be a good New Year resolution. A new study has found that having high levels of fat in blood increases risk for a major stroke. People with high triglycerides and another type of... -

Top3 Of World's Top 6 Hotels Owned By Oberai - Conde Nast Magazine

It is widely known that Patels own almost 25% of US motels, but did you know that top3 of World's top6 hotels are owned by Oberai.  Properties owned and managed by Oberoi are right on top of all lists of best hotels... -

Indo-pak Friendship Menu

Chicken Jalfrezy submitted by amina at Indo-Pak same taste, same people. Kauo pio mauj karo. Aaloo Chaat with Chef Pratibha submitted by tike_p at Saag Paneer... -

Michelin Hotels Award

Michelin Chef Anne-Sophie   The coveted Michelin and Gault Millau accolades given to nearly 70 restaurants of The Leading Hotels of the World in Europe have raised the culinary dining ante to new heights this year.    ... -

Indians Holidaying Abroad Is Doubling

New Travel and Tourism data just published by Euromonitor International predicts that the number of tourists travelling from India will more than double by 2011. Leading tour operators, such as Kuoni Travel and Thomas Cook are preparing to take advantage of... -

Indian Govt Is Distributing Money To Hotels

Offering a big bonanza to the hotel industry, the government has decided to provide grants up to Rs 1 crore for selected properties as it desperately tries to create a decent hotel infrastructure in the country. The grant will be available for... -’s Seven Sensational Sleeps In Vineyards (the online magazine of edited by Mary Gostelow, introduces Seven Sensational Sleeps in Vineyards. 1) MEADOWOOD, ST HELENA, CA, USA Part of the 250 acres of idyllic countryside here is home to the 85-room... -

Marriott Chef Is Singapore Chef Of The Year

SINGAPORE : A newly-created dish that represents multiracial Singapore has brought success to a chef. Kelvin Kek from the Mariott Hotel has been crowned "Singapore Chef of the Year". It was a feast for the eyes, and a hard time for the judges. ... -

Indian Hotel Industry Blossoming

Spreading over 3m square kilometres, India rises in the snowy peaks of Kashmir in the north, and falls to the tropical shores of Kerala's southern tip. In the west the barren rocky deserts of Rajasthan provide an arid, hostile environment, while in... -

Taj Group To Build 200-room Business Hotel In Gurgaon

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) today said it will build a premium 200-room Taj Business hotel in partnership with HB Estate Developers in Gurgaon, which is expected to be operational by 2010. IHCL has identified the location as one of the fast... -

Oberoi Calls For Cleaning Up Filthy India

The head of one of India's top luxury hotel chains called on the country Wednesday to launch a major clean-up of its filthy cities or suffer a drop in tourist arrivals. "We have to clean our cities or risk losing tourists," said P.R.S.... -

Rs 26 Million ($600,000) Lunch

'Rs 2.6cr for lunch is my guru dakshina ' 4 Jul 2007, 0006 hrs IST , Chidanand Rajghatta , TIMES NEWS NETWORK     EXPENSIVE... -

Soft Drinks Alter Dna, Harm Health

A new health scare erupted over soft drinks last night amid evidence they may cause serious cell damage. Research from a British university suggests a common preservative found in drinks such as Fanta and Pepsi Max has the ability to switch off vital parts of... -

Drink Wine To Sharpen Memory

  Drinking a glass of wine daily could boost your memory and delay the onset of dementia by preserving it longer, Italian scientists say.   During a study, researchers Vincenzo Solfrizzi and Francesco Panza, at the... -

Apple Cooking Tip

The many varieties of apples differ widely in appearance, flesh characteristics, seasonal availability, and suitability for different uses. For good eating as fresh fruit , the commonly available varieties are: Red Delicious, McIntosh, Granny... -

Zagat Survey For The Best Food

The results to the Zagat/Today Show Fast-Food Survey were announced. The survey, which was taken by 5,535 people declared Wendy's, Panera Bread Company and Outback Steakhouse as their top fast-food destinations. Forty-five fast-food chains were... -

Gordon Ramsay Is Stinking

Gordon Ramsay sure is causing a stink . Actually, make that PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) sure is causing a stink for Gordon Ramsay. PETA UK demonstrators dressed up as horses and dumped a ton of horse manure in front of his London... -

Chinese Food Quote

On Chinese food and Chopsticks: "You do not sew with a fork, and I see no reason why you should eat with knitting needles." Miss Piggy, 'Miss Piggy's Guide to Life' (1981)   "When it comes to Chinese food I... -

French Food Quotes

“It is ironic that Auguste Escoffier (1846-1935), who defined French cooking for several generations, did so in London after moving there in 1890....His 1903 book 'Le guide culinaire' became the professional cook's textbook, explaining French... -

Italian Food Quotes

“In the 20th century, the French managed to get a death on the myth that they produce the world's best food. The hype has been carefully orchestrated, and despite the fact that the most popular food in the last quarter has undoubtedly been Italian, the... -

American Food Quotes

"A man accustomed to American food and American domestic cookery would not starve to death suddenly in Europe, but I think he would gradually waste away, and eventually die." 'A Tramp Abroad' , Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)... -

Food Quiz

1) This item was so expensive up until the 1500s that it was used in small amounts in medicines, but not in food. [a] saffron; [b] vanilla; [c] sugar 2) Which of the following are mentioned in the Old testament and are among the earliest... -

Laloo At Microsoft

Laloo Prasad sent his Bio Data - to apply for a post in Microsoft Corporation, USA.   A few days later he got this reply:    Dear Mr. Laloo Prasad, You do not meet our requirements. Please do not send any further... -

Moonshines Of India

Locally produced moonshine is known in India as tharra, palm wine, dheno, mohua, kaju and santra (also known in different parts of the country under other names). It is made by fermenting the mash of sugar cane pulp in large spherical containers made from... -

Mexican Food!!

Mexican food is the most popular food in Americas. Needless to say that it originated in Mexico. It is a blend of Spaish, Maya and Aztec food style and traditions. Mexican cuisine is known for its intense and varied flavors, colorful decoration,... -

What Is Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo ("The Fifth of May" in Spanish ) is national holiday of Mexico which is also widely celebrated in the United States . It commemorates the victory of Mexican forces led by General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin ... -

Celebrity Interview - Why Chicken Crossed The Road ?

Ralph Nader - “Chickens are misled into believing there is a road by the evil tire makers. chickens aren’t ignorant, but our society pays tire makers to create the need for these roads and then lures chickens into believing there is an advantage to... -

Dieting Stress Busters

This is a specially formulated diet designed to help cope with the stress that builds during the day. BREAKFAST 1 grapefruit 1 slice whole-wheat toast 1 cup skim milk LUNCH 1 small portion lean, steamed chicken with a cup of spinach ... -

2007 Uk Food Festivals And Events

UNITED KINGDOM FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS, EVENTS January 22-24, 2007  Hospitality Show Birmingham, England, UK A commercially focused trade event. January 22-24, 2007  Hostec-EurHotec London, England UK The technology... -

India Hotel Management Institutes

• Institute For International Management & Technology - Engaged in offering undergraduate degree courses in hotel and restaurant management. • Hospitality College - Offers 3 years degree/ diploma courses in... -

2007 India Food Shows And Festivals

January 7, 2007  Agriwatch Conference on Rabi Commodities New Delhi, India January 18-20, 2007  5th India International Food & Wine Show New Delhi, India February 1-4, 2007  4th India Food Expo Lucknow,... -

Fda Food Code Links

Introduction Obtaining the 2005 Food Code Obtaining the 2001 Food Code Obtaining the 1999 Food Code Obtaining the 1997 Food Code (Fda News) -

Usda Fruits And Vegetable Market Reports

Shipping Point High/Low Highlights Report Daily Movement Report Mexico Crossings Report Tomato Report ... -

Recipe Contest List

2007 Recipe, Cook-offs & Food Related Contests for both amateur cooks & professional chefs Most of these contests have very good prizes, some up to $1,000,000 in cash for the grand prize winner. If you like to cook, and have an exceptional... -

Turkey Recipe

Preheat oven to 385 degrees. Take your turkey , sized for the family, put it in a turkey pan on an oak board. Bake for 4 hours, basting every 20 minutes with a mixture of 4 eggs, one quart of apple brandy, two jiggers of good vodka. Remove from... -

Ginness Stout

After the Great Britain Beer Festival, in London, all the brewery presidents decided to go out for a beer. The guy from Corona sits down and says, "Hey Senor, I would like the world's best beer, a Corona." The bartender dusts off a... -

Pizza For Pesos Policy Sparks Immigration Uproar

CNN) -- When Antonio Swad made what he said was a simple business decision -- accepting pesos as well as dollars -- in his Texas-based pizza chain, he was unprepared for the public's reaction. He received thousands of hateful e-mails and phone calls. ... -

Elephant Stew

1 Elephant, Medium size, 2 rabbits (optional), gravy. Cut elephant into bite size pieces and cover with gravy. Cook over kerosene fire for about 4 weeks at 365* F. This elephant serves 3,800 adults and 35 children. If more are expected, two... -

Deep Thoughts For Foodies

* Indecision is the key to flexibility. * There is always one more son-of-a-b---- than you counted on. * There is absolutely NO substitute for a genuine lack of preparation. * Happiness is merely the remission of pain. *... -

Brain Cell Vs Fat Cell

Why isn't there mouse-flavored cat food? What do you do when you see an endangered animal eating an endangered plant? If a parsley farmer is sued, can they garnish his wages? Why don't sheep shrink when it rains? Is it true that... -

Fly In Soup

Waiter, what's this fly doing in my soup? Um, looks to me to be backstroke, sir... Waiter, there's a fly in my soup! Keep it down sir, or they'll all be wanting one. Waiter, there's a fly in my soup! Its OK, Sir, there's... -

Foodie Wisdom

1. Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me, either. Just leave me the hell alone. 2. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a broken fan belt and a leaky tire. 3. ... -

More One Liners

"Beet ever so onion there snow peas legume." Margaret Thornley, ‘A Kick in the Seat of the Pants' by Roger von Oech "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."  Henny Youngman. ... -

One Liner For Foodies

Butter vs. Margarine ? I trust cows over scientists. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst, for they are sticking to their diets." “If you ever reach total enlightenment while drinking beer, I bet it makes beer shoot out your nose." ... -

Mango Festival In Washington

The first-ever Indian mango-tasting festival will be held in Washington in June in the presence of the captains of Indian and American industries and top government officials thanks to the US India Business Council. The slated festival is part of... -

The Raw Food Seminar With David Wolfe

Attending a seminar by Culinary expert, David Wolfe is an experience of a life time. The goodness of the nutrition packed raw food could not have been more aptly described and the entire event throbbed with positive vibes. Even the hard core cynic was... -

15 All Time Best Food

Apples – The old saying really is true. An apple a day keeps the doctor away, and maybe even some damaging diseases. Apples are beneficial on so many different levels. They pack more Vitamin C than an orange and they are full of antioxidants that will... -

Beautiful Cooking For Chinese New Year

Beautiful Cooking For Chinese New Year from youtube   Video Credit-  youtube (New Year) -