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tortellini

today I tried my hand at making tortellini....n yes it was indeed delicious...at least I loved it, and lots of my friends loved it too....one of them being Italian, so I conclude that it was a successful experiment :)

Ingredients:
1 packet cheese tortellini (19 ounces)3 tablespoon Parmesan cheese (or any cheese u have)1 large onion1 tomato3 to 4 mushroomssome olives with pimentos (depending on your taste for olives, you may increase or decrease the number)1 tablespoon olive oil / cooking oil1 green chilly3 cloves of garlicsalt to taste.dried herbs and italian seasoningMethod:
chop all the veggies and saute onion, chilly, garlic, mushroom in oil till onions are golden brown.add salt and herbs and seasoning powder to the veggies, let the herbs blend with the veggies for 1 min add chopped tomatoes and olives, saute for 1 to 2 min...simultaneously, boil the tortellini as per instructions on the packet.....I just boiled one packet (19 ounces) in 3 quartz (12 cups) water as per the cooking in…

Love Story

i love this book...and the movie...
what more can i say about this beautiful book, that has not been said already...
for those who have not read it, all i can say is, read this book and you ll be happy that you did....

this is a story about a boy and a girl, oliver and jenny...who come from diverse backgrounds, and who fall in love, get married against all odds and strive to make a life together......sounds very routine and run of the mill story right.....well this is where the book gets to you as there is nothing run of the mill about it....

it is a simple story told in a simple way...yet it tugs at ur heart, and makes u laugh and cry at the same time....when u read the book, u wish u had conversations like oliver and jenny with your better half....again some being very witty and some full of understanding......the beauty of the book is, neither of them are ideal people, they are very normal people like u and me.....they have fights with each other just like everyone...and then how t…

journey

life has come to a full circle now..with lots of ups n downs and twists and turns life has brought me where I always wanted to be.....
this is just a milestone achieved..... i know but its a milestone nevertheless... one which was never in sight.....
it was just a matter of a twist  and lo behold, what a sight to see all the pain forgotten and legs stop hurting coz this is where i always wanted to be...
as i take in the beauty and catch my breath.. speechless i wonder, whats further next smiles and laughter i hear all around and i know this is how its always gonna be...
i pack my bag and start again energized to reach the next milestone... who knows where the next turn lies and its just a matter of time till life gives me a new surprise
enthused i start the climb coz i know now there is someone behind to catch me if i fall, to hold me if i slip this journey is ours now..  and this is how it was meant to be..

well well well....didnt know i had this within me!!!!!!!!!! i was just gonna write a nice n sweet va…