The Cotopaxi National park is a large forest in Ecuador that extends to parts of Cotopaxi, Pichincha and Napo provinces best known for its active, snow-capped Cotopaxi volcano and Limpiopungo Lake. Asides the existence of these natural landmarks, the park is home to a wide variety of wildlife like the hawks, condors, and weasels.
Algeria citizens are predominantly Islam and this makes the observance of Ramadan in the ninth month of the Islamic year, celebrated as a national holiday.
Yoga is a spiritual, mental, and physical practice that’s been around for centuries. While different yoga types feel different, yogis and scientists alike will tell you they are all extremely beneficial for your mental and physical health.
Dealing with the affairs of the house and keeping a full-time job may at some point, take a toll on your body; it is, therefore, always important to have a way to relieve yourself of the stress, and ways to let loose and shakedown unnecessary thoughts.
Everyone deserves that opportunity to kick back and relax; do you think it’s that time? Here’s a great location to visit. Chiang Mai is situated at the foothill of Northern Thailand.
From my work in the culinary industry across Africa, I noticed that we have very few women in the top kitchen jobs, and very few female professional chefs step forward to take part in our Mastercook Chef’s competition, so I decided to go out and look for female Executive Chefs and ask why so many women seem to take a back seat in the professional kitchen.
Just like the popular fortune cookies, the Chinese Steamed Rice Flour Cake popularly known as Haut Keuh, is a quick meal you should never miss while on a visit to China and its environs. Huat’ literally means ‘rise’ or ‘bloom’ in Chinese. Usually, this is in reference to prosperity, luck, and fortune. Therefore it is often referred to as ‘prosperity cake’ which is often made for special occasions such as Chinese New Year or as offering for prayers. As huat kueh signifies good luck and fortune, it is important to achieve the split top which resembles abundance. In the olden days, there were a lot of taboos associated with the preparation of this cake which includes no quarrelling in the kitchen, no unlucky words mentioned, no peeping into the steamers and so on. Here is how Haut Keuh is prepared: