Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Angel 'N' Penne playing with Curry Leaves

This was an impromptu creation for dinner last night using whatever left over ingredients I have. Therefore, I didn't even write down the quality used for each ingredient. It was only after cooking, those curry leaves look so harmonize with the pasta, radiate a kind of simple beautiful energy that captured my heart.  Therefore I took a picture of it and share it with you.  

It could be I was experiencing a feeling of great satisfaction yesterday. I went for my 9th blood donation at Blood Bank [yep, passed haemoglobin check, Thalassemia Minor have a much higher requirement than normal person]. 

I have small vein and the staff nurse was surprised that my blood flow so smooth and fast that within 3 mins 47 secs, they collected 450ml of my blood (weight 45-50kg only 350ml blood will be taken, > 50kg 450ml blood will be taken). The fastest record according to her was a guy with big vein within 3 mins 20 secs.  The friendly staff-nurse really knows how to bring surprises to me.

Could it be the vegetarian diet or could it be I have drink lots of plain water prior to the blood donation that resulted such an uncongested good flow? I don't really know.

Few days back, I just attended an EFT (Emotional Freedom Workshop) conducted by Ms Tan Hwee San (Counsellor and Healer), learning a little about Emotional Acupressure and Energy Psychology. On my way to the blood bank which was about 1 hour train journey and having nothing to do, I started to do some simple tapping near the end points of my energy circuits or meridians. Maybe, that also helps to create that small wonder too.

Back to this pasta, it calls for pasta, minced garlic (optional), curry leaves fried in olive oil, salt and curry power for garnishing.  So just play with any ingredients, have no expectation and be surprise by the outcome ... 

9 comments:

Springflow... said...

I believe is our vegetarian diet tat changes..i still rmb b4 being a veg, i always had to stay on the couch longer than others to stop bleeding after a blood donation! and always bruises occured :S but now i realised my blood flow faster and it stops oozing from the punctured point after completion..me too got small vein and best part no more unsightly bruises..yeaah!!

VeggieKelly said...

Oh that looks good!

VeggieKelly said...

Looks yummy!

a veg*n @ Blog*Spot said...

Thank you VeggieKelly :)

Cheers :)

a veg*n @ Blog*Spot said...

Hi Springflow

Thanks for sharing. Great to hear this.

So far, out of 9 times, there were 2 times that I got tiny minor bruises, because the nurse was a little hard during the injection or it could be I press too hard to hold down the cotton wool after completion.

However, the bruises does not hurt. They even gave out cream for bruises, but too lazy to apply :p

Cheers :)

Mansi said...

Looks tooo yummyyy.....

a veg*n @ Blog*Spot said...

Thanks Mansi : )

Cheers

Eric said...

It's really tasty :) Thank you for this recipe, I'll follow this blog.
Cheers.

a veg*n @ Blog*Spot said...

Hi Eric,

Thanks for leaving a comment.
Have a fabulous day.

Cheers :)

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