DIY Chef Style: Strawberry Chocolate Tart

Executive Pastry Chef, Anil Kumar, Le Meridien Gurgaon brings to you, exclusively on my blog, a special dessert recipe that would give a unique tinge to your taste buds this Valentine’s Day ’16. Something to relish, something to remember! Do try and share the recipe, tell me how it works out.

 

INGREDIENTS:

 

WHITE CHOCOLATE CUP

0.040 kg white chocolate couverture

0.005 kg cocoa butter

 

DARK CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

0.030 kg cream (for boiling)

0.050 kg dark chocolate

0.070 kg cream (for whipping)

 

SWEET DOUGH

0.100 kg butter

0.100 kg icing sugar

0.200 kg flour

0.010 kg milk

 

FRESH STRAWBERRIES: 4.000 NOS. FRESH STRAWBERRIES

CHOCOLATE DECORATION STICKS: 0.050 KG MILK CHOCOLATE

 

METHOD:

 

WHITE CHOCOLATE CUP

1. Take the white couverture chocolate in a microvable bowl and melt it. Temper the

chocolate at 30 degree celcius.

2. Apply tempered chocolate in the flexipan mould with pastry brush till desired thickness for the cup is achieved. Leave it to set.

 

DARK CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

3. Take 30 gms of cream in a saucepan and bring to boil. Add dark chocolate and make a

ganache.

4. Mix ganache with remaining whipping cream and fold it. Mousse is ready. Fill it in a

chocolate cup.

 

SWEET DOUGH

5. Mix butter, icing sugar, flour and milk all together in a machine bowl. Beat it with paddle for 30 to 40 seconds at medium high speed.

6. Mark the pastry comb on it and leave it for set.

 

So what are you waiting for? Try this recipe this Valentine ’16! Share it with your friends and family. This unique recipe will definitely fish you compliments from everyone! Waiting for your reviews eagerly.

Love,
Aashi xx

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REVIEW: Ferns & Petals

For those of us who don’t like being mainstream so much, Ferns & Petals gives a new definition to our versions of mainstream this year ’16, as it unveils an exciting range of gifts to pamper your valentine in the festival of love!
Before I share with you what to buy for your Valentine on 14th February, I’d like to take a moment to thank Ferns & Petals for these Cute Couple Bunnies! This is also from their collection ’16 (priced at Rs. 1049) and honestly, I couldn’t have asked for a better Valentine Gift. Thank you so much for being my Valentine, Ferns & Petals! ❤
Now I’ll be spamming you with some pictures of my favourite from this collection! Bare with me please, haha!

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Cute Couple Bunny Soft Toys (Part of this year’s Valentine collection)

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Aren’t these cuties so adorable?

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Loved ones stay close, the ones in love always stay together.

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Aaaah! Feel like a child again, a child in love!

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A must-buy this Valentine!

 

“It takes more than lace and ribbons and lovely verses to make a Valentine that’s memorable enough for your loved ones. It takes a world of special thoughts tucked into every line, every gift and every expression and gesture; and that’s exactly what you’ll find at Ferns N Petals,” claims Ferns & Petals.

 

This Valentine season, Ferns N Petals brings to you, an exclusive gifting range available only on www.fnp.com! Here is what all they have in store for you, besides the Bunnies that I’ve already introduced to you:

 

Preserved Red rose

Preserved Real Rose – Rs. 999

Sugar teddies

Cute Couple Bunny Soft Toys (Part of this year’s Valentine collection)

Personalised lamp

Shining Memory Personalized Lamp – Rs. 799

I love You chocolates

I Love You Chocolate – Rs. 599

Always Yours teddy

Always Yours (couple bunnies) – Rs. 1049

Love at Infinity cushion

Love At Infinity Cushion – Rs. 649

Valentine cake

Hot Red Heart Cake – Rs. 999

 

Now that you know about these, what are you still waiting for? Go to your nearest Ferns & Petals store to get hold of these or just buy them online from www.fnp.com! Happy shopping. And I wish you all a very Happy Valentine’s Day 2016! So long, my lovelies.

Love,
Aashi xx

CAMPAIGN: Organic Harvest

Join us to celebrate the new language of love, that is organic!

This Valentine’s Day, Organic Harvest brings to you, natural ways to stay bright and beautiful. By saying no to chemicals, we pledge to go green, go organic this Valentine ’16!

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Organic Harvest Event Invite

This Valentine, all you amazing people get the opportunity to get free skin analysis (on all days – 12th, 13th, 14th) and free Goodies (just go to any Organic Harvest store on any of these days, take my name and the goodies are yours)!

 

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Grab your free goodies from Organic Harvest on 12th, 13th or 14th Feb from any of the stores

Join us in our mission, our campaign to go organic at any of these venues:

1) Kamla Nagar – North Delhi – Store No-26©, Ground Floor, Spark Mall, Kamla Nagar, Delhi-110007

2) Lokhandwala – West Mumbai – Shop No-7, Ground Floor, Sunnyside C.H.S.L., Lokhandwala Market, Andheri (w),Mumbai-400053

3) Lavanya Shoping Complex – West Surat – Shop No- G-3, Ground Floor, Lavanya Shopping Mall, Athwa, Surat-395007

4) Phoenix Mall – North Bareilly – Shop No, G-41, Phoenix Mall,Mahanagar, Phibhit Bypass Road, Bareilly (UP)-243006

5) Infinity Mall – West Mumbai – Shop No- LG-18,Infinity Mall, Link Road, Malad, Mumbai-400064

6) Pacific Mall – North Dehradun – LG – 01A, Mauja Jakhan, RajpurRoad, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

7) GK Block M – North Delhi – M-43 – G Market M Block GK – 1, New Delhi – 110 048

 


Here are the steps you should follow to make the best of your Valentine’s Day 2016, I have broken them down for you.

 

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Step 1: Go to the store, grab your free goodies by taking my name at the store

 

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Step 2: Treat yourself to Free Skin Analysis on any of the 3 days at any of the stores

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Step 3: Make sure you look around to know what all is in the store

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Step 4: Tick off these steps from your to-do-list

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Step 5: Leave a happy girl, just like me!

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Enjoy the event, lovelies! Make the most of it.


#OrganicWayOfLiving #OrganicBeautyNow #PureOrganicTrue #WhyNotGoOrganic? #PledgeOrganic #GoOrganic #RadiantBeauty #NaturallyBeautiful #OrganicEvolution #TrySomethingNewToday 
Love,
Aashi xx

CAMPAIGN: Organic Harvest

Join us to celebrate the new language of love, that is organic!

This Valentine’s Day, Organic Harvest brings to you, natural ways to stay bright and beautiful. By saying no to chemicals, we pledge to go green, go organic this Valentine ’16!

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Organic Harvest Activ Range Blush & Shine Cream & Serum

Join us in our mission, our campaign to go organic at any of these venues:

1) Kamla Nagar – North Delhi – Store No-26©, Ground Floor, Spark Mall, Kamla Nagar, Delhi-110007

2) Lokhandwala – West Mumbai – Shop No-7, Ground Floor, Sunnyside C.H.S.L., Lokhandwala Market, Andheri (w),Mumbai-400053

3) Lavanya Shoping Complex – West Surat – Shop No- G-3, Ground Floor, Lavanya Shopping Mall, Athwa, Surat-395007

4) Phoenix Mall – North Bareilly – Shop No, G-41, Phoenix Mall,Mahanagar, Phibhit Bypass Road, Bareilly (UP)-243006

5) Infinity Mall – West Mumbai – Shop No- LG-18,Infinity Mall, Link Road, Malad, Mumbai-400064

6) Pacific Mall – North Dehradun – LG – 01A, Mauja Jakhan, RajpurRoad, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

7) GK Block M – North Delhi – M-43 – G Market M Block GK – 1, New Delhi – 110 048

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Organic Harvest Product Catalogue

Do also go and check out their event to get a chance to win free hamper: https://www.facebook.com/events/740635222704178/

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#OrganicWayOfLiving #OrganicBeautyNow #PureOrganicTrue #WhyNotGoOrganic #PledgeOrganic #GoOrganic #RadiantBeauty #NaturallyBeautiful #OrganicEvolution #TrySomethingNewToday

Love,
Aashi xx

CAMPAIGN: Organic Harvest

Campaign Organic Harvest: An Initiative by Organic Harvest, where we pledge to reduce the use of chemical laden products and initiate use the Organic Beauty products.
Bonus: Free Skin Analysis happening on 12th, 13th & 14 Feb. 2016!
Organic Harvest – Free Skin Analysis Details
A new language of love #organic. ❤
This Valentine’s Day, try something new, something unique and useful. This Valentine, grace your beloved’s face with organic nourishment. 💕
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Organic Harvest Brochure
 While flowers, chocolates, rings and huge stuffed teddy bears are the usuals for this day, there’s nothing more awkward than the hesitant “aww, um.. thanks!” reaction to getting a stuffed animal as a grown adult. This awkwardness won’t last anymore! With Organic Harvest, now you can experience the love in its purest form which will make you fall in love with your youthful and radiant self. 😊
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Organic Harvest Brochure and Products
Here is what you will have to do:
1. Know the age of your skin
2. Check-in on Facebook
3. Grab Free Goodies
I’m going to the event. Are you?
Let’s make this Valentine chemicals free and adopt the natural, the organic way. Let’s find beauty in nature and turn this red day, GREEN! Make your loved ones promise to flush out the harmful chemicals and find solace in organic products. Why harm your skin when you can protect it with Organic Harvest? Organic Harvest cares about your skin, it’s time you do too!
Go check out the event today! https://www.facebook.com/events/740635222704178/
Love,
Aashi xx
#OrganicWayOfLiving #OrganicBeautyNow  #PureOrganicTrue #WhyNotGoOrganic? #PledgeOrganic #GoOrganic  #RadiantBeauty #NaturallyBeautiful #OrganicEvolution #TrySomethingNewToday

REVIEW: Print Me Mad

This @printmemad‘s cover has got me so excited!

This is what happens when a die hard fan of F.R.I.E.N.D.S gets her hands on Fandom gear, haha. If you love F.R.I.E.N.D.S then I love you xD

For more regular updates of these brands as well as my selfies, add me on Snapchat: aashnamalani 👻
📷: @varnitgoel
Nails done using @missnailsforyou‘s Rumpus Red and Pulpy Orange nail paints 💕
Print Me Mad has unique designs at just Rs. 499! They also have Free shipping as well as COD available. This store is very creative and they help you out with choosing and making the designs so efficiently!

Also hosting a giveaway with them soon, so go follow them already!

Love,

Aashi xx

Thank You: Fuschia

Thank you so much @fuschiavkare for these three handmade body care products.
The textures, the fragrance, the overall look is all very alluring. I’m quite sure I’ll end up falling in love with this range of natural body care products!
Reviews for the Fruschia Crystal Rose Bath Salt, Coffee Cream Soap and Tropical Alphonso Lip Balm will be uploaded soon after all three have been tried and tested. I hope these keep my skin moisturized, healthy and join my daily routine products. ❤

Love,

Aashi xx

REVIEW: Raw King

With my busy schedule, @letsrawking keeps me healthy and gives me the right nutritions.  It’s the most latest addition to my diet regime!

RawKing juices are 100% pure, raw and free from any kind of additives like sugar, water, preservatives, colors or flavoring agents. Thank you for these bottles, RawKing ❤
Nails done using @stayquirky.in Gel and Glitter nailpaints 💕

📷: @varnitgoel
In the picture: ‘NINJA’ makes me agile and alert. An expert in detoxification! It helps relieve stress and enhances quality of sleep. Just what I need after a busy day.
Head over to http://www.rawking.in today and book your bottles!

Love,
Aashi xx

REVIEW: Kalakaar

In love with my tempting Donut mobile cover by @instakalakaar

Get yourself a customised cover today!

They have 200+ model designs (so even if you have the worst of phones, they can cover them for you!) and Cash on delivery available! The cover is sturdy and for a person like me, who keeps dropping her phone by mistake? This is SO perfect! And guess what? The covers are not even expensive! Their website is launching soon and I have some sneak-peaks ready just for that occasion, so keep looking this space up! Subscribe now.

📷: @varnitgoel

Love,

Aashi xx

REVIEW: Stay Quirky

With about 200 different products – from nail polishes to nail care items, @stayquirky.in is leading nothing less than a movement to empower women to Stay Quirky! It’s like they’ve made the same potions Powerpuff Girls made in our childhoods and are bringing magic back to our lives! 💅


✔ High shine

✔ Chip free

✔ Affordable


The two shades they’ve sent to me are – Left: Glitter Elfin-ish 658, Right: Coral ’em Up Gel Finish Shade.


What are you waiting for, ladies? Go buy their shades from @letspurplle today.

And guys? Go buy them for your female friends and family.


Stay Quirky!

Love,
Aashi xx