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Ice Coffee and Frappe

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Last Updated on Thursday, 09 December 2021 16:16

For a cool kick on a hot summer’s day

Ice coffee and coffee frappe are among people’s favorite summer beverages. The primary difference between the two is that ice coffee is a liquid drink served cold with ice cubes, while in the case of a frappe, the ice is crushed to give the entire drink a slush-like consistency.

When making a frappe, in order to give the slush a rich and creamy-texture, people often use readymade frappe powders (Slojo, etc.). However, a simple substitute, found in most pantries, is full-cream milk powder (such as Klim).

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Summer Safety

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Last Updated on Thursday, 09 December 2021 16:06

With the onset of the summer season, and the annual school holidays on our doorstep, children across the country are overjoyed and are eagerly awaiting the hours of fun they will enjoy in the sun.

In this regard, it is of vital importance for every parent to adhere to certain guidelines that will ensure the Deeni and physical safety of their children during this period. It takes just a few moments of carelessness to cause a lifetime of regret and remorse, so we should all be vigilant and should not take our children’s wellbeing for granted. With this in mind, a few basic guidelines have been outlined below:

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Crunchie Muffins

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Last Updated on Thursday, 21 October 2021 15:20

Ingredients:

2 cups flour

4 tsp baking powder

¼ cup castor sugar

60g melted butter

¼ cup honey

1 egg

1 cup buttermilk

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Where is the Ambition Today?

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Last Updated on Thursday, 07 October 2021 16:19

A simple experiment to attempt: Take your palm and press it into your thigh, or stomach, or any other limb, with a certain amount of force. Try to remember how much of pressure you felt, and whether or not you experienced any pain. Thereafter, press the tip of your index finger into the same area, using the same amount of force. Does it feel any different than from when you pressed with your whole palm?

It should. In fact, it should feel ‘harder’, more forceful and perhaps slightly painful as well. The reason is that though the amount of force applied is the same, the area to which it was applied, in the second situation, was smaller. Hence, the force was more focused, causing the pressure to increase. From this law of physics, we understand a simple but fundamental concept – in order for a force to be more effective and powerful, it must be more focused.

Every person in the world has a certain amount of potential within them, but the youth, in particular, are ‘bubbling fountains’ of potential and ‘force’. The reason is that youth tend to be more energetic, high-spirited and optimistic than those who are older. Furthermore, they are not hindered by the commitments and responsibilities of adulthood such as raising a family, earning a livelihood, etc.

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Aab Ghosht

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Last Updated on Thursday, 09 September 2021 15:19

A Kashmiri curry in which mutton is cooked in a milk based gravy.

Ingredients:

2 onions sliced

4 tsp crushed garlic

800g cubed lamb

2 tsp ginger powder

2 tsp somph

2 cinnamon sticks

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