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Recipe Of “Roasted Lamb Leg” By Raman Okram From Manipur

Today’s dish – “Roasted lamb leg” is contributed by a passionate cook, Raman Okram from Manipur. For him, this is one of the easiest recipes that he has cooked so far. His suggestion is to go for a smaller size of the lamb leg because they’re more tender and it could easily fit to the tray of the oven too. Let’s find out the recipe and how it is prepared! “Roasted Lamb Leg” dish by Raman Okram from Manipur Ingredients : Lamb Leg (1 kg) Olive oil (2-3 tbsp) Salt and Pepper Garlic (2-3) Herbs such as rosemary and thyme (you can use any herbs that you like) 1 Lemon Baby potatoes (4-5) Preparation of the dish : Browning – because it helps to lock the juices inside the meat. Season the meat with olive oil, salt and pepper Make a lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl (1 lemon and 2-3 olive oil). You can add some origano in the mix (optional). Direction to cook the dish : Put the lamb (cut into …

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“My Job Takes Me Around the World and Introduces Me to New Cultures” – A Chat With Sangeeta Sharma, Cabin Crew For Qatar Airways from Manipur

Do you find yourself wishing you can leave your day job and travel full time – or at least save up enough to travel as much as your heart wishes to? Well, some people among us are living the dream – where their job gives them the pass to travel the ends of the world. Sangeeta Sharma from Manipur is one such lucky person. As a cabin crew member with Qatar Airways, she gets to indulge in her passion for travelling, and meeting new people through her day job. She chats with us today to tell us about her trips around the world, her top travel tips and more. We had a chat with Sangeeta Sharma, cabin crew at Qatar airways from Manipur. We’re delighted to have her tell us about why people should travel and her top travel tips! Hi Sangeeta! Introduce a little about yourself and tell us what travelling means to you. My name is Sangeeta Sharma, 23-years-old from Manipur. I’m currently staying in Doha, working at Qatar airways as a cabin …

Hair and Makeup Artist Edward Siro From Manipur is Here to Amaze Us With His Stunning Bridal Works

With the increasing recognition of makeup as a form of art, it is not a superficial practice – as it was often perceived to be. The fact that makeup provides yet another outlet for artists around the world to showcase their creativity – while at the same time putting a smile on people’s faces is such a heart-warming experience for all. Another beautiful aspect of this art form is how it can bring together people across corners to collaborate – and celebrate together during their most special moments of their lives. To truly understand what we mean here, we would like to introduce our readers to another talented makeup artist, Edward Shimray from Manipur, who runs a studio by the name “Siro Makeup Studio” in Hyderabad. We were truly amazed by the way this artist from far flung state of Manipur in North East India, has understood the cultural nuances of other parts of the country, and showcases them beautifully through his various Indian bridal makeup – an area he specializes in. Let’s have a …

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“Classical Music Has Taught Me To Be Patient, Disciplined, Humble, Gentle” – A Chat With Ungrumso Raman, Western Classical Guitarist From Manipur

Today, we have a special guest with us, Ungrumso Raman – a Grade 8 Western Classical Guitarist from Manipur. He is the winner of the Delhi International Classical Guitar Competition of 2015 and represented India in the 6th Sri Lanka Guitar Festival, 2016. Gifted as he was, he was also lucky to have been born and raised in a family who showed immense support for his musical passion, and has helped him to get to where he is today. In his early 20’s, Ungrumso also started teaching classical and acoustic guitar – a great achievement at a very young age. He has taught at Delhi School of Music, New Delhi and Institute of Music Dynamics, Gurgaon.  We had a chat with the talented Ungrumso Raman to know more about classical music and his journey with it thus far. He also shares how music was a huge part of his family through generations, his sources of inspirations, and more. Hello! Please tell us a little about yourself. My name is Ungrumso Raman (27) from Mapao Zingtun, …

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This Pink Orchid Flower “Wuyawon”, Native to Shingcha Village Of Manipur Is Attracting Thousands Of Visitors

“This flower has been blooming since forever but my village being small, approximately 80 households – most of them with no education, and of course no funds, hardly did anything to make this beautiful place a public tourist attraction. Even though I was born and brought up in this village, I have never seen this flower until 2014, because this flower blooms during the month when our summer breaks gets over. It starts blooming at the end of June and lasts till the second week of August but the peak time is July 15th to 25th. It was in March,2014 when my cousin Mayo and I finally came back home for good after 15 years of my stay in Pune. The same year my friends and I went for a drive to have a look at the flowers for the first time and we couldn’t believe what we saw – such beautiful treasure just lying there unexplored! My cousin and I decided on the spot to promote this. We thought this could be our way …

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“I Want People To Experience The Beautiful Transformative Power Of A Tattoo” – A Chat With Tattoo Artist, Angel Zimik From Manipur

Tattoos have gone mainstream, and what was once considered a mark of rebellion in the past has become a trend that most people sport as a meaningful symbol. What’s fascinating about tattoo is how something so personal can etched forever (well almost!) as a beautiful piece of art. We had a chat with Angel Zimik, tattoo artist from Manipur. She talks about how it got started and the challenges she faces as she work full time at Devil’z Tattoo studio, New Delhi. Hello! Introduce a little about yourself. Hi! I’m Angel Zimik from Manipur and I’m currently residing in New Delhi. I am a tattoo artist and work full time at Devil’z Tattoo Studio, New Delhi since April 2018. Introduce us to your work and what got you started? According to me, tattoo is a moment of your life frozen on your skin. It’s phenomenal and I love how it stays permanent on the skin. Art on the skin is altogether a different game. Being a tattoo artist is often less compared to a painter …

“Baked Eggs In Hash Brown With Bacon” For Breakfast With Raman Okram From Manipur

We have always been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day as it kick starts our metabolism and helps energize our body, keeping us active and productive throughout the day. It is also important to carefully choose the right food to eat, something nutritious. So today, we have one from the many healthy breakfast items, “Baked eggs in hash brown with bacon” – contributed by Raman Okram, a student and a passionate cook from Manipur. “Hash brown is a dish made with chopped potatoes, typically with onions added. Make sure to squeeze all the juices out of potato and onion to get the crispy outer layer, then fry until brown. And what could be better than a hash brown topped with baked sunny side up. Also, the fun part of preparing this food is – you could either use bacon, sausage, ham or anything that you like for topping. Here, I have used fried bacon and garnished it with spring onion.” – Raman Okram “Baked eggs in hash brown with bacon” by Raman …

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A Chat With Arambam Newton Singh, An Artist And Civil Engineering Student From Manipur | “My Artworks Are Inspired By the Rich Cultural Diversity Of My State”

Embracing cultural diversity often inspires our creative passions and drive innovations. For Newton Singh, a civil engineering student and an aspiring artist from Manipur, the relationship and connection with his roots is the key concept of his art. He loves to portray the distinct cultures and beautiful traditions of his state through his artworks. Here is his inspiring story. We had a chat with Arambam Newton Singh, an artist and civil engineering student from Manipur. He talk to us about how his roots inspired his artworks and his passion for drawing and sketching. Hello! Please introduce a little about yourself. Hi Roots and Leisure! I’m Arambam Newton Singh, 21, from a small town called Nambol which is in Bishnupur District in Manipur. I’m currently pursuing B.tech in Civil Engineering and in my final year now. I’m a big fan of Star Wars so I have a nickname for myself, Newt Skywalker which I use as my username on social media. What initially sparked your interest in the field of art and how did it all start? …

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Meet The Sisters Behind Crochet Doll Venture “Handmade Cottage” from Manipur.

Meet the crafty sister-duo behind the crochet doll venture “Handmade Cottage” from Manipur. Both the sisters are trained nurses, who initially started their crochet venture as a hobby. Despite the challenges they face in a world where people’s expectations have been significantly altered through factory-made goods – in terms of speed and low price, these sisters are motivated more than ever to bring people back to appreciating artisanal handmade goodies through their humble yet ambitious motto of “One doll at a time, one smile at a time and one happy customer at a time.” We had a chat with the sister duo of “Handmade Cottage” from Manipur. They talk to us about how their hobby turned into a profitable business venture and the challenges they face along the way. Hello, please introduce yourself. Hello R&L, thanks for having us. We’re two sisters running this venture, “Handmade cottage” from Manipur. I’m Yungyung Ragui (29) and my sister’s name is Sovi Shaiza(27). We’re based in Ukhrul and Imphal. Professionally, we are both trained nurses but we have …

Move Over K-POP Girl Bands! Here’s “5feet” – An All Girls Dance Group From North-East Of India

We recently caught up with “5 feet”, an all-girls dance troupe from North East India. Comprising of four ladies from Arunachal, Mizoram and Manipur, all four have separate full time work and engagements, but dance is a common passion that led them to each other – and performances across the country and beyond. Having won awards across dance categories, participating in India’s Got Talent, and representing India at the India-Korea Sarang festival. These 4 have taken their passion to serious new heights indeed! Today, we chat with them to know more about their passion for dance and their performances across the world. A chat with the group,”5feet” from the north-east of India comprising of four charming and talented ladies. They talk to us about how the band got together, their passion for dance and what they do when not on stage! Hello girls, good to have you here! Please introduce us to your lovely group “5feet”. Hello! Thank you for having us. 5 feet is an all female group that loves to dance, sing and perform …