I’m opinionated they say. It’s always the right thing to have an opinion and not be a suppressed doormat. Here are some words that I’ve compiled listed in no particular order. They’re divided into the good, the bad and ugly.
Of course, we’re not going away without a delicious recipe, so later on I have for you dark, really dark, luscious chocolate brownie muffins made from a Tarla Dalal recipe.
At the end is a lovely song that all of you must have heard some time or the other. Imagine, originally sung by John Lennon, and this one put together by the Quarantine Music Project, The Better Half Production and made even more beautiful by the dancer Vrinda Chadha.
Humane, Justice, Humanity, Neighbours, Democracy, Kindness, Help, Generosity, Love, Cook, Bake, Cake, Sister, Brother, Family, Friends, Relatives, Mom, Dad, Daughter, Black is beautiful, Peace, Tolerance, Nature, Vegetarian, Communal harmony, Small, Love, Equality, Old people, Teachers, Astronomy, Aliens, No borders, No walls, Unity, Write, Read, Music, Food, Local, Politics, Anti-war, Simplicity, Roots.
The bad and the ugly
Us and them, War, Hate, Clannish, Racist, Casteist, Classist, Polarize, Kill, Arms race, Environmental pollution, Corruption, Wishy washy, Violence. Inequality, Injustice.
1 1/2 cups chopped dark chocolate
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup condensed milk
3/4 cup plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
Butter for greasing.
1 Melt the butter and chocolate over gentle heat and mix well so no lumps remain.
2 Remove from fire, add condensed milk and mix well. Cool to room temperature.
3 Add the flour, baking powder and baking soda and mix gently.
4 Add the walnuts and vanilla essence and mix gently until the batter is just combined.
5 Spoon the mixture about 3/4 full into the muffin moulds.
6 Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees C, or 360 degrees F for 15 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the brownie comes out clean.
7 Cool the muffins, unmould and serve warm