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Tess & Ravi
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Task 1

Activity 1

What can you remember about Tess and Ravi's conversation?


Task 2

Activity 2

Can you remember what Ravi said about making fish and chips?


Task 3

Activity 3

Which words go in which categories?


Do you know what all the words mean? Look up the words you don’t know in a dictionary.

Can you add any more words to each list?

Task 4

Activity 4

Ravi explained how to cook fish and chips; he gave the recipe for them. Leave a comment below with a recipe that you know well. We'll talk about our favourites next episode!




HELLO everyone
ı love cooking cake with my son. firstly mix wiith a blender 3 eggs and one bottle of sugar than add to it one bootle of milk ,one bottle of olive oil and 2 spoons of yogurt , mix them together. afterward put it 2 bootle of wheat flour and cinnamon .ıf you prefer add grated carrot or grated apple . finally you must add baking powder and you must not mix so much.it s ready your cake after cooking at the oven under 180 c for 30 minutes. bon apetito:)

Hello everyone,

My favourite dish to prepare is fish and rice. The way to prepare it is by deep frying the fish and then boil the rice with adding some spices. In the end the fish and the rice are served with a special sauce.

My favorite dish is "Mahshy" it's a rice , spices, and cabbage.
put some rice with some spices and cook together in some oil for 5 minutes.
Put cabbage in hot water until be boil.
then put rice with spices in small pieces of cabbage and put some soup and let them on oven for a half hour .

rib eye steak: cover with black pepper ,sea salt put to hot pan oil ,thyme and garlic , frying steak two minutes from each side ,leave the meat for five minutes to rested .Serve with garlic butter :)

My favourite dish to prepare is a pearl barley with green beans and zucchini.
Here is the recipe:
Fry 1/3 cup of pearl barley on a pan. Add one chopped onion and one teespoon of oregano. Mix it together and fry for about 5 minutes. Move this mixture to the side of a frying pan, then add one diced chicken breast and pour soy sauce on it. Fry it together for about 7 minutes. After this time mix meat with pearl barley. Pour 1 and 1/2 cups of chicken broth into the pan. Mix everything together an boil under cover for about 20 minutes. Then add one diced zucchini and cup of sliced green beans and cook together for next 20 minutes.
And that is all. Enjoy your meal!

I don't have a favourite dish. So is it's a little bit difficult to share a recipe.

Well, in Venezuela we eat rice with chicken but it is not our typical dish, it is the "pabellón criollo". The rice with chicken is prepared stir frying the vegetables and the spices and cooking a bit the chicken in the same oil, after this we put a good quantity of rice in the saucepan with water until the rice is in its point.

I would like to share a recipe of an Egyptian food called molokhea
First we have to bring meat soup and then we have to buy in it the molokhea leaves then we have to fried some garlic and add it on the soup

Hi everyone, I am Aman. I am new here and let me share an Afghan famous food recipe. The recipe name is KABULI PALOV. I hope you may like it. It’s actually cook rice with meat (mutton) together. You find it commonly in every restaurant at Afghanistan. Fist you take a pan and fry mixture of onion and tomatoes in hot vegetable oil, when it is cooked then you put that mixture in pressure cooker with meat, to keep the flame low for a half hour. At the mean time you also need to put the rice in another pan in hot water to make soft. After an hour you open the pressure cooker and check the meat to be cooked, after that you put rice and meat together in big pan and add hot water to covered the rice. You keep the flame very low for 20minutes. Then you switched off the flame to leave for 10minutes more which will be ready.

Hi for everyone!
I know another one recipe, very tasty meal for me! It's called "Plov". It's come to us from Middle Asia. Firstly, u have to take the big pan with circle bottom - it call "Kazan".
Than u put in it vegetable oil and start to fry a carrot with onion. 10min after - take out fried vegetables, and put in the meat, usually it is mutton. I forgot to say, than this meal is cooking on the open fire - bonfire.
When the meat will be done, add water and rice, add fried earlier vegetables and cover kazan by a cap. In the last moment, add the special spices for this dish - you can buy its at locals ethnic markets or in ethnic shops.
Good appetite!