Monday, 25 February 2008
Date: 23rd February 2008
Venue: Amy's house
we had Living Spring cell group steamboat feast at Amy's new house.
Left: Lindy (Hong Kong), Joey (Macau), Ting Ting (M'sia), Jane (China)
Left: Zhang Lei, Sun Peng, Qiao Liang & Amy (China)
Left: Ting Ting, Tsien Chien (back), Donald (M'sia),
Xiao Tian, Kenny, Bing Bing (China)
Praise & Worship time
Friday, 22 February 2008
Venue: 2 The Close
Wednesday, 20 February 2008
1. Argentina is a country in South America with borders with:
a) 3 countries and an ocean
b) 4 countries
c) 5 countries and an ocean
2. The population of Argentina is :
a) Approximately 12 million inhabitants
a) Approximately 40 million inhabitants
a) Approximately 80 million inhabitants
3. What is the official language of Argentina?
4. The capital of Argentina is
c) Buenos Aires
5. The Avenida 9 de Julio (9th July Avenue) is:
a) The longest road in the world
a) The thinest road in the world
a) The widest road in the world
6. During the late 19th & early 20th centuries, there was a large
migrationary wave to Argentina. From which 2 countries did trhe vast
majority of these immigrants come from?
a) Spain & Germany
b) Italy & Israel
c) Italy & Spain
d) Saudi-Arabia & Korea
7. Which is the main meal for Argentinians?
c) Afternoon tea
d) The Picada
8. Which of these are typical Argentinians dishes (can choose more than 1)
9. Which of these is most used to accompany an Argentinians meal?
10. Which of these is a typical Argentinian drink?
11. What are the main ingredients of the Argentinian spread Dulce de ieche?
a) Cornflour, sugar, milk
b) vanilla pods, sugar & milk
c) Egg yolks, sugar & milk
Please contact me should you want to know the answers.... hehe!!!!
Date: 19th February 2008
Venue: Jill's house
We're glad to have Ali to tell us about her country, Argentina. She has
brought a lot of things from her country to show us.
Deco box showing the habitat of animals in different
parts of Argentina
knife for spread & spoon for sugar
Board for putting the pickles
Butternut squah & wine bottle holder (made of wood)
I don't know what is it call ??!!!!
Argentina's straw (Bombilla)
Azafran or safflower is the dried flower of the (Carthamus tinctorius).
span >It is used in various recipes for it's color. It is not a
true substitute for saffron as it has none of the same flavoring but it
will impart a pleasing color. The safflower plant is best know for
production of safflower oil. Azafran can be found in Mexican
as well as other Hispanic grocery stores. The flowers are also
used as a dye.
Container, spoon & "straw" for Mate
More info about Mate:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mate_(beverage)
Guess which group won the competition????
It's Group 1.... Well done Hazel, Krista & Li Ping!!!! Our group only got
6 answers correct out of 11 questions. hehehe!!!!
1. 2½ cups cornstarch
2. 1⅔ cups flour ½ teaspoon baking soda
3. 2 teaspoons baking powder
4. ¾ cup sugar
5. 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine
6. 3 egg yolks
7. 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
8. Grated lemon peel
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Sift the cornstarch with the flour, baking soda and baking powder
in a bowl.
3. Beat margarine and sugar, and add the egg yolks one at a time.
4. Add dry ingredients a little at a time.
5. Add vanilla and lemon peel. Mix to form a stiff, elastic dough.
6. Stretch until the dough is about ½-inch thick over surface covered
7. Cut into circles using the rim of a drinking glass or a round cookie
cutter and put the circles on an ungreased cookie sheet.
8. Bake for about 15 minutes. Let cool.
9. Spread some dulce de leche on one cookie and sandwich with
another cookie, and repeat with the rest of the cookies.