Archive for April, 2010

Thaipusam in Perth….

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Urimi Meelam and paal kudam

Thaipusam in Perth… Year 2009… 1st year for me out of Malaysia… Quite excited thou… also gives me a chance to tie saree here… I went with Rameas and PS… I was told there is paal kudam and kavadi in the morning and night will be ratham…

There is two big Hindu temple here in Perth… Murugan Temple and Sivan Temple… as we know Murugan temple is famous for Thaipusam… It’s all about Lord Murugan… Ok I don’t want to get to much into why we celebrate it… It’s celebrated on a full moon day on Tamil month of Thai…

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Love to eat cake… learn to do it… Simple Recipes…

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Basic indregients and items for baking cake

I love to eat cake… Carrot cake is my¬†favorite… Chocolate cake is my most¬†favorite… cheese cake I am speechless… Back home every corner there will be one cake shop… Kampar the place I grew up… A small town but there are four or five shops… Honey cake house… Honey star cake house… Annie cake house… Butter cake house… so many… In the city… Secret recipe is our famous meeting spot… their carrot cake is marvelous… it has been a habit of having cakes with tea or coffee…

My son loves cake as much as I and his father does… When we were young… amma used to bake cake… I and my brother will be waiting for her to pour the mixture in the tray for baking… We would fight for the balance in the mixing bowl and on the spoon…

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