Similan Island Diving

Island and Beach

There are lots of little and enchanting islands close to the primary island of Phuket. You are able to get through to these islands in approximately an hour or two from Phuket. Several from the islands supply fantastic vacation spots for snorkeling and scuba diving and quite a few of them possess pleasant seashores for soothing.

Phi Phi islands is yet another destination for the tourists. It’s based within the Krabi realm of Thailand. The Pearl white sandy beach locations supply absolute pleasure. This tropical isle is mainly composed of two islands, the Phi Phi Don Island and the Phi Phi Ley Island. Phi Phi Don offers holiday accommodation and lots of sporting water fun-based activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving; together with carefully guided tours on the other hand Phi Phi Ley is not inhabited. These are typically the second commonly well-liked island after Phuket.

Similan Islands are mainly consisting of a group of 9 islets. These islands entice divers as well as the non-divers.Similan Islands are perceived as to be one of the very best diving destinations within the world. Similan Island Diving is one of the main events that most of the tourists wait for in going to this astonishing place. For anyone who isnt in line with diving, they could go for journeys in jungles or basically relaxing on the clean exotic beach locations and take pleasure in the breathtaking perspective from the aquatic views.

Surin Islands are positioned not too distant from the Burmese national boundaries. It’s an archipelago of five islands. They possess fantastic underwater existence. Sharks could be witnessed within the waters close to these islands together with manta sun rays. Only one particular island offers accommodation for travelers and guests. The islands also possess fantastic trekking locations and one may well appreciate the fauna and flora within the rain forest.

Krabi is one from the most stress-free locations on the entire world. Spectacular landscape, great pearly white sand seashores, a coast along with more than 200 Island along with a marketplace protected internal exposing towering caves, limestone cliffs, exotic wildlife and waterfalls.

Diving is one of the most exciting activities that majority of the tourists certainly enjoyed among any other activities. On the above-mentioned Islands, Similan Island is truly fun spots for diving that most of the travelers prefer. Similan Island Diving offers an exquisite feeling, by plunging from the highest point.

Are you ready to take the challenges that offer by Similan Island Diving? Be ready to take the plunge!

Infusions Restaurant, and The Okanagan College Culinary Arts Christmas Buffet, A Gourmet Dining Exp

Food and Culinary

Okanagan College and Infusions Restaurant have many buffets all year long, and one of the last “buffets” was held a week after their Okanagan Wine Festival Gourmet Dinner which attracted a sellout crowd of over 80 dining guests. Guests were treated to a “Five Course” gourmet dinner with special Okanagan Valley wines to accompany each course.

The Okanagan College Culinary Arts Christmas Buffet will be prepared with the special talents and skills of the new, and future gourmet chefs of your favorite restaurants, cruise ships, hotels, ski and golf resorts, all directed and instructed by World Class Chefs. The Christmas buffet will include fresh meats, poultry, seafood of all types, and of course Okanagan Valley fresh vegetables and fruits.

Infusions Restaurant and the Okanagan College Culinary Arts Bakery will have a spectacular dessert buffet for this special Christmas night with freshly made gourmet desserts, and with a delicious assortment of as many freshly made Christmas Pastries, Tortes, Cakes and Christmas Chocolate Confections as a person could possibly eat after this buffet.

This Christmas Culinary Arts buffet will offer a HUGH selection of seafood and seafood platters, from Sushi Rolls, Dim Sum, Salmon, Halibut to Shark and Lobster. Many culinary dishes containing the Classic Gratin of Potatoes & Yams, many types of Pastas with your favorite Grilled and Glazed Vegetables, and of course do not forget the Roast Beef and Beef Tenderloin, and ALL for $15.95!

For people, guests, visitors and tourists in Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley who want a “Spectacular Christmas Food Feast”, this Christmas buffet will take place on December 12, 2008 at Okanagan College’s Infusions Restaurant. Infusions Restaurant at the Okanagan College and the Okanagan College Culinary Arts program hosts many private gourmet dinners, special functions, and buffets every year for people, companies and organizations in all parts of the Okanagan Valley and beyond.

Join them on Friday, December 12, at Okanagan College’s Infusions Restaurant for their Spectacular Christmas Friday Night Buffet! The Chefs and Culinary Arts Student chefs will create special tantalizing items for this special December Christmas Buffet Extravaganza! Come in on Friday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and enjoy a fine gourmet meal of your choice. Infusions Restaurant is located at 1000 KLO Road, in Kelowna. Fine Dining At Kelowna’s Best Kept Secret!

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How To Cook Kaldereta Recipe- Filipino Stew Recipe

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Kaldereta is a well known recipe in the Philippines especially in Tagalog region. It is usually cook with beef but aside from beef it can be also cook using duck, goat, and poultry meat. It is usually has a sauce base on tomato and thickened with tomato but other cook kaldereta with coconut cream for extra flavor. Kapampangan (People residing at Pampanga province) are known for cooking the best Kaldereta recipe. Kaldereta originally was a Spanish recipe and adapted it with Filipino taste, it is a product of their 300 year of occupation in the Philippines, and aside from their influences on Filipino cuisine they also influenced us by making Philippines as the only Catholic country in Asia. Kaldereta is a favorite Filipino meal during special occasion, it can be eaten as a viand for rice and also for pulutan (appetizer eaten while drinking alcohol). Here is my method of cooking for this awesome Filipino stew recipe.

Ingredient For Cooking:

1 whole duck, clean ( 2kg)
1 medium size of Tomato sauce
2-3 tbsp minced garlic
1 whole onion sliced
50 gram ginger
cup grated cheddar cheese
1 can of liver Reno spread
1 can of Phillips Vienna sausage
4 pcs potato, peeled and quarter
Red bell pepper
Cooking oil
2-3 cups coconut cream
1-2 carrots, peeled and cut into serving pieces
1-2 pcs Siling labuyo, slice (optional)
Vetsin
Fish sauce (patis)
Ground peppercorn

Direction For Cooking;

In a casserole, bring to boil Duck in a liter of water with ginger, simmer for 5 minute then drain and set aside. In a pan with cooking oil sautee garlic, onion and add Duck meat. Add Fish sauce and simmer for 5-10 minute, add 2-3 glass of water, boil and simmer for 20-40 minute until duck meat tenders, add water if needed ( 1 glass), when meat tenderize include potato, carrots. Add Tomato sauce, ground peppercorn, salt to taste, Vienna sausage and cheese. Taste and add salt if needed, include vetsin and add 2 cups of coconut cream and siling labuyo (Spicy chili) if you prefer your recipe to be hot. Add coconut cream , bring to boil until sauce thickens. Lastly add Reno liver spread to thickened sauce and add flavor. The process is same with goat meat, while for beef it is needed to tenderize the beef first before sauting and lastly for chicken the meat is directly sauted. Served this delicious Filipino recipe with hot steamy rice.

Energy Drinks Mixing of Healthy Products

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Most people may find energies in form of liquid, because they have not enough time to eating fruits or vegetables. Now we have also a better health product which gives us the energy called the energy supplements and have some necessary features which more helps in some special condition. The energy drinks are the generally a soft drinks which are available to be as those types of drinks which boosting up more energy as compared to the other normal drinks.

In a market there are many type of brands available, as energy drinks, you can purchase many drinks from the stores. Here are verities of drinks available, which depend on your choice. Many of them choose drinks for the taste or for the energy purpose. By the use of some health products you can improve up your energy level only get one drinks. Many of drinks is not makes only for the taste purpose but it contain some essential type vitamins such as vitamin -B or amino acid is mix with a drinks. For such typo drinks it provide healthy to your heart or your whole body. For such ingredients the energy drinks can make it more powerful as compare to drugs or pills. Here also some mixed a special type powders or colors which give some benefits in your body. These ingredients are mixing it with a sugar or some part of calories. Many drinks contain the large no. of sugar or caffeine. Some drinks contain 64 gm sugar or some have less quantity. There energy drinks are made for the different purpose for all kind of peoples. A lot of one wants a drinks for to boost our energy level or for to boost our immune booster system. Some drinks are used specially in placed of medicines, mostly people have difficult to eat medicine because is taste not good. As such drinks they provide similar vigor as the same of medicines, also it easy to digest in your body. Their reaction of drinks much faster as compare to the medicine, drinks directly gone into your body and give faster energy to your whole body part. t.

Tina Talks Tea Time Traditions

Coffe and Tea

British born Tina Jesson, is becoming a sought-after speaker in Indiana on the subject of the Tradition of English Tea Time. Tina moved from the Derbyshire country of Mid England in 2008 and now lives in Brownsburg Indiana. Tina has created a Tea Time speaking program which is now running through a number of Libraries, Societies and Book Clubs in the area, educating tea lovers, historians and Anglophiles on the culture, history and tradition of the Victorian English Tea Time.

Her talk “The Importance of Taking Tea – from Victorian England to the Present Day”, covers how taking afternoon tea was first started, the difference between high tea and afternoon tea and the opening of the first tea rooms in the early 1900s. She and also covers the history behind of tea time favourites such as Crumpets, Victoria Sandwich Cake and the famous English Cream Tea and brings it all up to date with the health benefits of green tea, black tea and herbal tea alternatives.

Tina is on a mission to celebrate, rediscover and share the history and food of the Victorian English Tea Time and sells a selection of English baked goods and preserves at local farmers markets using traditional Old English recipes combined with wholesome local ingredients.

Tina comes from a long line of accomplished home cooks in England and was lucky enough to learn to cook at a young age from her Great Grandmother, who was born in 1899 (when Queen Victoria was still on the thrown of England) and worked as a kitchen maid in Bradley Hall, owned at the time by Major Clues.

Her Grandmother was great at preserves, jams and chutneys and her mother was the baker of the family, making great pastry. Tina grow up in a house of 4 females spanning across 4 generations and many of the old recipes have been passed down. Tina loves making these recipes and sharing the goodies with like minded people who have a passion for from scratch wholesome local food and the history of how the recipes came in to being or how they got their names. Such as Bakewell Tart, from the town of Bakewell, only miles from where Tina was born and raised.

Tina will be speaking at Danville Library this Saturday March 17th at 2.30pm; at CENTRAL INDIANA HERB SOCIETY SPRING SYMPOSIUM SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2012 9am3pm and at the Brownsburg Public Library on 17th July 5pm 7pm

This winter you can find her at Traders Point Creamery Green Market every Saturday morning from 9am 12.30pm

Decorate Your Home With Artificial Christmas Wreaths And Garland This Holiday

Holiday and Vacations

Each year during the holiday season, families throughout the world buy Christmas trees to celebrate the Christmas season. Despite the continuing popularity of real trees, the number of people purchasing artificial trees seems to be increasing. The sales of artificial trees are rising because they require little maintenance, they help people save money, and they are safer, to name just a few reasons. Not only are artificial Christmas trees selling well, but artificial Christmas wreaths and garlands are also increasing in popularity.

Artificial Christmas wreaths and garlands are just as gorgeous as real ones and can be used similarly too. You can hang artificial wreaths on your front door as well as inside your home to add a touch of Christmas cheer. Use an artificial garland to create a more festive atmosphere anywhere, such as wrapping it around a banister on a staircase or draping it over the mantle of a fireplace.

Artificial Christmas wreaths and garlands are created to look as if they have genuine Christmas tree needles. Artificial wreaths and garlands are available in pine, fir, spruce, or even metallic, so you needn’t worry that they won’t match your tree. These festive decorations can be purchased either plain or already decorated. Plain artificial wreaths and garlands have proven to be popular, since you can decorate them to match your holiday colors and decorating scheme. But pre-decorated artificial wreaths and garlands can save you lots of time, since they are made professionally, and all you have to do is hang them. Either type can be strewn with lights, pinecones and berries, Christmas ornaments, or anything else you can think of. They will bring the magic of the holidays into your home, regardless of whether you select one that is plain or pre-decorated.

Artificial Christmas garlands and wreaths can be hung as early as you like, and you can leave them up until February or longer without having to deal with dried out leaves or a floor covered with pine needles. Purchasing artificial Christmas wreaths and garlands is an excellent money-saver too, since they can be decorated and utilized over and over for many seasons.

Cocktail Machine Sydney – For Fantastic Party Drinks

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A party is a really fun event. It is an event where you can cross around with the people close to you in a significant event or gathering. And even if a party is full of fun, you need to back it up with great foods and drinks! Naturally sooner or later your guests will feel hungry and great food will certainly keep them cheerful and alive for all of the time.

Here we won’t tell you things about party foods. In here we will tell you about party drinks for your parties. Particularly, about frozen cocktail, daiquiris, and slushies. For those that you don’t know, these are frozen drinks that are actually refreshing to drink at a party. Frozen cocktails and daiquiris are alcohol based drinks while slushies aren’t, which makes them good for children and folks who does not like alcoholic drinks.

Whatever it is, whether its alcoholic or not, you can make these frozen drinks employing the same equipments. It is possible to get a Slushie machine Sydney company for your needed equipments. They hire their cocktail equipments at fair prices and in different packages to suit your needs. You can hire other party needs and supplies there.

Making a frozen libation is very simple to do. With the right equipments, it is really a snap. You can also buy cocktail mixes that you can use to make these drinks. There are alcoholic and non-alcoholic tastes to select from, giving you a large range of flavors for your party. And always recall that when selecting flavours for your beverages, always choose different colored beverages so your visitors can distinguish the different drinks. And, it’ll really seem cool.

Another thing is that do not forget to have non-alcoholic drinks for your party, however you’ll love or want alcohol-based drinks. Not everyone likes alcohol-based drinks, and it is very nice to make your party an event for all. And also these drinks can be served for kids and children, which are not yet allowed to drink such sort of drinks. You can make these types of drinks with only 1 machine that you rented from a cocktail machine Sydney company.

Party libation should be truly fun and refreshing, and nothing could be more refreshing than frozen drinks for your event. Not only they are simple to make, but they are really cool than the usual drinks. Have a great party!

Rotisserie Cooking

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Rotisserie cooking is one of the healthiest ways to cook meat. What results from rotisserie cooking is often juicy, and very tender meat, packed with all of the flavors that you infused into the meat before cooking it.

And since rotisserie cooking requires little or no oil, it is a way of actively reducing the amount of fat from your food. We love our food, but at the same time we want to keep lean and healthy; rotisserie cooking allows you to do that in the comfort of your home, any time of the year.

How does it work?

Barbeque rotisseries work by slowly cooking meat on a spit over a period of time (it actually roasts the meat). The rotating movement keeps most of the juices while letting the fat drip away. In this way, the meat remains moist and flavorful even after hours of slow cooking. The process provides the meat with a smoked flavor and a crisp surface.

Unlike frying and stewing, rotisserie cooking produces tender meat that tastes good on its own. But then again, you can add different spices and sauces to make your rotisserie experience even more rewarding.

If you have a high-end oven at home, you might be able to add rotisserie attachments to it, such as a rotisserie fork or a spit – some big ovens have motors for rotisserie cooking.

The oven has a motor that drives the rotisserie attachment from within, so you don’t have to worry about undercooking or overcooking some part of the meat. If you are bored with regular grilling, and would like to try something new, why not try cooking a massive slab of ribs for a change?

Rotisserie spits allow you to do just that. It might take longer than usual, but if you start cooking your meat early in the day you will have perfect, tender meat just in time for lunch.

This kind of cooking is perfect during the holidays, when large joints of meat are preferred to tiny portions. If your family has a huge appetite for roasted meat, then why not invest in something that will allow you to produce quality roasted meat whenever your kids (or partner) ask you for some?

Especially now that barbeque rotisseries are equipped with powerful automatic motors that handles all of the movement of the spit for you. You also have a lot of options, since many rotisserie manufacturers in the US are shipping directly to households across the country.

Rotisseries are the perfect choice for folks who eat barbecue at least once a week. Why pay a whopping $30 a meal, when you can produce the same great-tasting meats at home with the same cooking method that is used in fancy restaurants?

Buying barbeque from restaurants doesn’t make sense over time. They price their barbeque to get their own investment in equipments back and make a profit as well. This means you’re overspending each time you buy from them. So, the winning choice for you would be to invest in your own barbeque rotisserie.

RNCOS Releases a New Report- Philippines Food and Drinks Market Emerging Opportunities

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RNCOS has recently added a new Market Research Report titled, “Philippines Food and Drinks Market: Emerging Opportunities” to its report gallery. The Philippines has emerged as one of the rapidly growing food and drinks industries in the Asian region over the recent past. The country is characterized by various factors, such as its growing young affluent population, rising disposable income and rising consumer awareness regarding health and safety concerns. With these factors, the demand for health food and drinks is surging high, says our new research report, -Philippines Food and Drinks Market: Emerging Opportunities-.

The country exports foods to several countries, including the US, Europe and some Asian countries. However, the ongoing financial turmoil is forcing the country to look at alternative destinations such as the Middle East and Africa. In line with this, it is striving hard to get a share of highly lucrative global halal food industry, explains the report.

This report is an in-depth study that evaluates the past, current and future market trends in the food and drinks industry of the Philippines. This report has been made to help clients in analyzing the opportunities, challenges and drivers critical to the growth of the industry.

The research provides detailed overview of the consumption patterns of the Philippines in various food segments like consumption of milk, fruits, vegetables, meat etc. The beverage segment talks about the type of beverages, their sales and consumption patterns among the Filipinos.

It also offers an insight into various emerging segments in the Philippines food and drinks industry. Some of these include halal food industry, organic food, food exports, processed food etc.

The report provides five-year industry forecast (2009-2013) on various food and drinks segments. The forecasts are given on:

– Consumer expenditure – Meat – Fruit – Vegetable – Fish – Milk – Coffee – Alcoholic drinks – Soft drinks – Bottled water Wine market

Key player profiling

This report gives the brief profiling on the major players in the Philippines food and drinks industry, including San Miguel Corporation, Jollibee Foods Corporation, Pancake House, Inc., and Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc.

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Five Kinds of Healthy Drinks at Dinner Party

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At the end of the year, different holidays come one after another. After having been busy for a whole year, everyone wants to have a good rest, so there will be a lot of gatherings and dinner parties among friends. At the dinner party, people always drink too much alcohol, which may easily harm the body. Then what kinds of drinks should we choose at the dinner party, so as to protect our health? The following section will recommend five healthy drinks for everyone.

First, yoghurt Yoghurt contains a large number of active lactic acid bacteria, which can regulate the flora balance in the intestinal tract. If you have to drink alcohol at the party, it is best to drink a glass of yogurt first, which can play a good buffering function in the stomach. What’s more, yoghurt has a certain feeling of fullness, so it can make you eat less oil and fatty food after drinking.

Second, fruit juice Fruit juice contains a large number of vitamins, minerals, and a certain amount of biologically active substances and dietary fiber, so it can make up for the lack of nutrition when you drink alcohol. It is best to drink freshly squeezed juice, which has the best nutrition. If the juice has been placed for a long time, it is easy to be oxidized.

Third, tomato juice Tomato juice contains a lot of nutrients, such as vitamin C, minerals, lycopene, and so on. Especially lycopene, it has the most prominent health benefits on human body, and has strong antioxidant activity. What’s more, lycopene has a good effect of clearing away the free radicals in the body, which is far better than that of other carotenoids and vitamin E. As a result, it is also known as “plant gold”.

Fourth, soybean milk Soybean milk contains various kinds of nutrients, including unsaturated fatty acids. It is low in saturated fatty acids and contains no cholesterol. What’s more, soybean milk also contains a small amount of soluble dietary fiber, which can help to promote the peristalsis of the gastrointestinal tract and prevent constipation. Sugar-free or low-sugar soybean milk has much better effect.

Fifth, tea The tea polyphenol and caffeine contained in tea have the effect of preventing cancer, cardiovascular diseases and so on. Green tea, Oolong tea, Pu’er tea, black tea, and scented tea are all good choices. During the winter, it is best not to drink the tea which has become cold, because it is easy to cause diarrhea, which is very bad for the health of the body.