Archive for September 15th, 2007

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Click to see the end of the Champs’ games…round 3 in progress….Saturday 15th September…

Follow this link to the World Chess championship Mexico

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Read HERE about Pol Pot…
I’ve read the book…”First they killed my father…” A VERY upsetting book, but fantastic narration…follow my links to read more about the book. I’m now busy with “Lucky child…”
Last night there was on CNN a very interesting program on TV and that inspired me to post this on my blog…
Lung Ung
Until the age of five, Loung Ung lived in Phnom Penh, one of seven children of a high-ranking government official. She was a precocious child who loved the open city markets, fried crickets, chicken fights, and sassing her parents. When Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge army stormed into Phnom Penh in April 1975, Ung’s family was forced to flee their home and hide their previous life of privilege. Eventually, they dispersed in order to survive. Loung was trained as a child soldier in a work camp for orphans while her other siblings were sent to labor camps. Only after the Vietnamese destroyed the Khmer Rouge were Loung and her surviving siblings slowly reunited.

Loung Ung is a national spokesperson for the Campaign for a Landmine Free World, a program of the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation. She is the author of Lucky Child: A Daughter of Cambodia Reunites with the Sister She Left Behind, and she lives with her husband in Ohio.
Khmer Rouge on trial, CNN.
Read HERE about the author.

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Trout a la..mine!

For those chess players, who know about my trout…ok, here they are! And the dish! I prepared trout…for the first time myself…and I have to say first…that I HATE these heads still being attached! I know it is etiquette…to serve trout in Restaurants with these heads attached…but I am no Restaurant owner!….this is a private home! lol…..I couldn’t get rid of these heads fast enough…not that I found that a very pleasant act! Well, to be honest…not again…can Tesco and these other supermarkets take notice please! Stop selling trout with heads attached! I don’t like it…! I felt like King Henry VIII….he beheaded his wives…half of them! He had SIXwives! …This is the evidence for a couple of chess players that demanded to see the evidence…well, see with your own eyes…..I’m “tough” ….hey!

This is what I did…I had in the fridge…leeks…tomatoes, onions…you can also see some lemon juice, garlic and dried thyme! I added salt and oil too…

What I did was…chopped the leeks…put in oven pan…see the picture! Then the fish on top…with chopped tomatoes, onions, salt, crushed garlic, dried thyme…you can use fresh thyme of course instead…and don’t forget a bit oil and lemon juice….according to taste! Basically…use your imagination! Everything goes in the oven….for about 20 minutes…oh, a hot oven of course…gas mark 6…..and…voila! Trout a la…yours! Serve with whatever you want…I served it with greens, potatoes…and salad…very delicious! Any comments?…feel free to add your recipe here in the comments box!

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