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cheese cake

well i do like to challenge my culinary skills every now and again....and a couple of weeks back, i decided to make the seemingly impossible cheese cake....little bit of research on google and i realized that the task wasnt as difficult as i had anticipated...even then i was nervous if i would get the consistency and texture right..well i did get it right..and so here is the recipe :)

for the base:
1 1/2 cup honeymaid cracker crumbs (u can grind Parle G or marie...be sure to add more sugar if u are using marie biscuit)3 tbsp sugar1/3 cup buttercinnamon powder (for flavor)Method:
mix the crumbs, sugar, cinnamon powder and melted butter till is form an even consistency mix....then using a spoon press the mixture in the baking dish..it should be 1/2 " thickness...pre heat the oven at 325 degree F....bake the crust for ten min........for the filling:
16 ounces (2 packet) cream cheese1 cup sugar1 tsp lemon juice4 eggs1 pinch salt1 tsp vanillaMethod
Beat eggs, add sugar, vanilla, salt, lem…

Leaf, Wind, Tree

Leaf departure is because of Wind pursuit. Or because Tree didn't ask her to stay Leaf departure is because of Wind pursuit. Or because Tree didn't ask her  to stay Let us see what they have to say...


Tree People call me "Tree".I had dated 5 girls when I was in Pre-U. There is one girl who I love a lot but never dared to go after. She didn't have a pretty face, good figure or an outstanding charm. She was just a very ordinary girl. I liked her. I really liked her. I liked her innocence, her frankness, her intelligence and her fragility. Reason for not going after her was that I felt somebody so ordinary like her was not a good match for me. I was also afraid that after we were together all the feelings would vanish. I was also afraid other's gossip would hurt her. I felt that if she were my girl, she'd be mine ultimately & I didn't have to give up everything just for her. The last reason, made her accompanying me for 3 years. She watched me chase o…

pad thai and stir fry tofu

almost every weekend I try to make something interesting I have never made before. and since I am especially partial to thai cuisine I felt like going beyond the thai curries and tried to take up a seemingly tough task to making pad thai noodles (restaurant style) and of course I decided to try making stir fry tofu as there was some tofu in the house....

well well, what can I say....the result (at least the pic) is for all to see...and I assure u and I am sure rushika will vouch for it too, that it was indeed super tasty, restaurant style pad thai noodles...and of course, let me tell you, it was surprisingly easy and quick....so now here is the recipe for all you thai food fans (even chinese food fans) to give it a shot....
Pad Thai noodles
Ingredients:
Pad thai Rice Noodles 2 spring onions1 medium onion chopped3 cloves of garlicginger1/4th cabbage2 eggs (optional)2 tbsp soysauce1 tbsp stirfry sauce1 tbsp chilly sauce2 tbsp vegetable broth (optional)1 tbsp vinegar1 tsp sugarsalt to tast…