Thursday, 19 March 2015

Exquisite Singaporean Cuisine

Exquisite Singaporean Cuisine 

Singapore cuisines are exquisite and the aroma of it, forces one to pounce on the food and to devour the last morsel from the plates, relishing every bit of the food. Singapore is the home to a vast variety of dishes, influenced by Indian, Chinese, Indonesian and Western food varieties. Singapore signature dishes are a delight for the taste buds which ignite fire to the chemo receptors in the taste buds, responsible for taste.

It is a versatile attempt, for I have never tried blogging about food and it really took me out of my comfort zone, to explore the dishes from a different angle altogether. And I did really enjoy researching.
Of the wide variety of culinary items, I had chosen a few, that are a must eat in Singapore. Be prepared to salivate, for you can’t let go any of the Signature Dishes of Singapore.

Exquisite Dishes Menu

Ø  Yu- Sheng
Ø  Sweet and spicy Spare Ribs
Ø  Crispy Duck Spring Rolls
Ø  Katong Laksa
Ø  Tonkotsu Ramen
Ø  Kaya Toast
Ø  Char Kway Teow
Ø  Braised Soya Flavoured Duck with Yam Rice
Ø  Chilli Crab
Ø  Fish head Curry
Ø  Parta  Benedict

Ø  Dim Sum

Yu- Sheng (鱼生)

Originally prepared by four master chefs in 1964, Yusheng is the signature dish of Singapore. It is also known as Yee Sang or Lo Hei, is a salad made of raw fish, finely cut vegetables with a variety of sauces and condiments. It is served on the Chinese New Year as it is known to bring prosperity and good will for the diners.

Sweet and Spicy Spare Ribs

It is a sweet and tangy chicken dish marinated with pineapple juice, brown sugar and cooked with chilli sauce and sesame oil.

Crispy Duck Spring Rolls-

Duck breast cooked with sesame oil and added to sweet syrup, vinegar and lemon juice. Wrapped with carrots, cucumber and rolled with rice paper garnished with coriander leaves.

Katong Laska-

Spicy soup, making a good combination of coconut milk and spice, mixed with dried shrimp and topped with cockles, fishcake and prawns. It is eaten throughout Singapore in every nook and corner.

Tonkotsu Ramen-

Ramen shops are growing in numbers and you can find one of the best ramen soups at Keisuke. It is thick, milky in look and a bit salty in taste with noodles, pork and spring onions to add to the flavour.

Kaya toast-
One of the most popular breakfast dishes in Singapore, it is a toast filled with butter and kaya, a jam made from eggs, sugar, coconut milk and pandan leaves.

Char Kway Teow-
Commonly eaten rice noodles mixed with egg noodles and fried with eggs, cockles, Chinese sausages, bean sprouts, with vegetables and Chinese chives and are served on banana leaf.

Braised Soya Flavoured Duck with Yam Rice-
Duck is marinated with dark soya sauce, spices and rice wine and served with yam rice.

Chilli Crab-
A typical seafood and a must eat in Singapore. It is always served fresh with chilly gravy and spicy tomato sauce. You can have it with roti tissue parta.

Fish Head Curry-

It is a dish created by Singapore’s Malayalee. It is made in Indian style with a head, usually eaten with rice.

Parta is flour based pancake fried and crispy and it has different varieties of it like roti parta, which is delicate and can be eaten with meat curry or fish head curry. And you have parta benedict topped with eggs and turkey ham.

Dim Sums-

Dim Sums are small sized food buns stuffed with beef, chicken, pork, prawn and vegetables. It can be steamed or fried. It has various types like egg custards tarts, flower scallion rolls, sesame seed balls.

The dishes are great and the aroma of it fills the nostrils, giving the sensation to eat more and more of those. There are more dishes to add, but I just loved the above dishes.

Singapore is just a paradise for cuisine with a wide range of varieties and flavours. 
This blog about Singapore cuisine is inspired by http://discover.stayfareast.com/

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Saturday, 14 March 2015

Wonderful Moments

Wonderful Moments

Nature is the biggest scientist and it has wonderful treasures hidden within it and has the power to change everything. It created mankind and all the wonders in the world for us to enjoy and appreciate it. It has made everyday a memorable one and has given us the hope that today will be better than yesterday.

Every day brings with it the uncertainty of what is going to happen next and how are things going to wind up. There are many wonderful moments that we have rejoiced and to relive those moments are even more wonderful.

On a funny note, J I think the day I took my first breathe of new life, should be my most memorable day. Though I don’t have even the slightest hint of what happened or how the day was, but it must have been the most wonderful day for my parents and the Almighty Krishna.
Life has presented me many wonderful moments and to choose a single day will be a difficult task. Never the less I will share my memorable days.

“#paperbackvsebooks”--- It was an Indispire topic for Edition 44, where my idea got the highest number of votes and I remember logging into Indiblogger, every now and then to check if my idea was voted or not. I was just a perfect ending to 2014, on a high note. That day I just understood that an Idea can change everything and it has the power to force people to think out of the box and to move out of the comfort zone. It is easy to create an idea but when you implement it, you realise the true power it holds and how it can change your future forever.

And to quote, “Ideas are no one’s monopoly.”

“We Respect Women Campaign”--- This is a campaign that took me out of my comfort zone all together. It took me to places I had never imagined existed and made me realise how deep impact can it make to the society. We were all Engineering students who, with the help of eBIZ.com Pvt.Ltd, started a campaign in Bhubaneswar to make people pledge that they are going to respect women, by giving their handprints and we did send the handprints to the concerned government officials. Our mission was to reach out more and more people to create the awareness. Our Associates in Mumbai, were asked to join the 1st episode of Satyameva Jayate, hosted by Aamir Khan for their wonderful work for creating a safer place for women to live in. They really showed their mettle, and proved themselves to be real MEN.

My first Cheque --- I was completely overwhelmed, when I got my first commission cheque of Rs 2000, which I earned in my initial days of my engineering career. I had asked my grandfather to collect the cheque and he was very happy to see his grandson earn ethically at just the age of 18. It is a feeling, where 26 alphabets of English, are not just sufficient to describe it. It is just an incredible feeling. Now when I see my friends enjoying their first salary, I just say to myself some things in life should be rejoiced at a very early stage. It is best to be in the race ahead than everyone.

Yesterday --- I was in my room researching about my next blog post, when there was a bang on my door. I was in a shock of what happened, and my friend excitedly said that he was selected for his dream job. At we instantly went for his job treat. We were about to take our first bite, when another friend of mine, who had toiled day and night for his dream job also got his offer letter for the job. I just said that 13th of March 2015 was evenly poised for both of my friends by nature and Almighty.

These are some of my wonderful moments that I had in my life and the very recent one, happened just yesterday. Campaigns, Ideas, My First cheque are what made my day at some point in my life. Really life is awesome, who are willing to risk their life by moving out of their comfort zone, to fight for their dreams and to make this world a better place to live in.

Thank you Housing in helping me remember those wonderful moments all over again.

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Baby steps

Baby steps

Life was given to us a thousand of years ago and everyday is a new beginning. It’s a beautiful world and is ever changing. If anything that has affected it, is change. Change is the only thing that is permanent and you need to continuously change and adapt yourself to the ever changing situations. And what is more wonderful is that it gives you a chance to improve and to rectify your mistakes.

Everyone has his/her stories and they are always different. Many stories are heard and again many don’t even get a voice. It’s a wonderful campaign by Housing.com to really ask guys to share their stories and to look at life from a different perspective.

Anything that has happened or that will happen has a reason behind it. So, nothing happens without a cause.

It was the month of May of 2009, when I was in my intermediate and is was literally fed up with the college that I was studying, for I always knew there is a better college that I can get admission into. I had asked my father to take me to the city and get me admitted to a better one, he agreed to it but when the day came to take to the city, he was a completely different person and went against what he had promised. I felt very bad for I hadn’t done anything wrong to be put in such a situation. I had to then decide, should I compromise with my dreams or to take do something so that I won’t regret for the rest of my life.

So, I decide to leave my house and cycled all the way to the city. I father got very angry and he was even confused and didn’t talk to me for a whole month. Never the less he allowed me to go to the city and join study. I went to various tuition and met someone who would in a year and half time from that day, would change my life. We were good friends and it’s said birds of same feather flock together. We had a great time at the tuition and enjoyed every bit of it.

But our ways got separated after we finished our annual exams only to be roommates in our engineering college. There he shared with me an opportunity of network marketing, to start our business. We had heard that American guys study and earn as part time in their colleges. It was our opportunity to do so and earn while studying.

We both did a pretty good job and earned a lot, during our engineering studies. We motivated a lot of guys to joins us, heard people talk at our back, saw guys who were willing to joining us and to change their lives, lead a team to achieve specified targets, moved out of the city to another, discovered new places, ate new cuisines, moved to different states to expand our business.

We organised free Blood donation camps, IT Literacy camps, We Respect Women campaigns and we all did it silently without making a fuss about it. We have one single motto; if you help someone and make a change for the betterment and shout out loud then you want to show off, not help.

And we met our seniors in the company who were Millionaires and who were way successful than their friends, they had a different aura altogether, they stood out of the crowd. Rather being a part of the crowd, they were the reason for it.

Everything can be achieved, if you are willing to put in that extra, that makes a difference between ordinary and Extraordinary and if you are willing to help people achieve their dreams.

Taking that very decision to leave my house in my intermediate to join a better college and to join the Network Marketing Company, in engineering did really change my life forever.

Life is full of opportunities, if you are present at the right place, at the right time, with a bit of luck by your side and the blessings of Almighty.

Thank you  https://housing.com/  for giving us a chance to share our life changing stories with the world.

Thursday, 5 March 2015

Life IS awesome

Life IS awesome
Life as we know it, is a filled with magical moments and comes with a usher of hope everyday and each new second gives us the power to plunge into the unknown with the anticipation of what is going to happen next.

It can be at times intimidating and it should be also, for some life lessons have to be learnt the hard way and you can do it the easy way if you learn to embrace change and let it change you in the way it wants, definitely in a better way.

The story starts in my college room where the universe had conspired to make me a Network Marketer and life will forever change after that day. And it has taught me a lot of things since then.
It has taught me
Ø The art of listening,
Ø Perseverance,
Ø To keep everything simple, how complex it may seem, there is always a simple way out,
Ø Life is magical and to feel the magical moments you have to plunge into the unknown and move out of your comfort zone.
Ø There will be always two paths, a path that is less taken and another which is an old trodden path. Have the courage to take the less taken path and be up for the challenge that it will put forward to you, for it will test your mettle and show you your true self.
Ø Go chase your fears and your limitations, and it will expand your boundaries.

These are some of the life changing ideas and experiences I have gone through being a part of the wonderful company known as eBIZ.com Pvt. Ltd. And it has literally changed the way I thought and gave me the courage to see things from a different angle, to believe in the unknown. Being a network marketer has been the best thing that has ever happened to me. With all the knowledge, I knew I have to pass it so that people can believe in their dreams so levyingkishan.blogspot.in is an endeavor in the cause.

Learning all the life changing ideas hasn't been an easy job. We walked and worked in the scorching sun, sweated, moved out of our comfort zones, lied to everyone possible, bunked classes, spent many sleepless nights, learned from seniors, implemented it, the rain and cold winters had been our hurdle, and we went past them all. Anger and frustrations had been a part and parcel of the game.

Along with that we had fun; danced and enjoyed every Sunday like there is no tomorrow. And every hardship we had encountered faded away when I got my very 1st cheque, in my 1st year of my engineering.

In life you have to work hard and you need to fight hard to make your space but always leave space for improvement, for the future to nourish and to develop. Don’t consume everything.

Never have a monotonous life. Its life and the greatest gift you can ever have.
Be a leader, who creates more leaders and leave a mark behind, for others to follow, so that they can be a leader better than you. That is the sole purpose of life. Worries and anxiety are nothing when you are at your absolute best.
Becoming a legend or building a wonder takes time and it is worth it. Remember you are the most wonderful person ever born on earth and you are unique.


And build your own fortune. ;-)

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