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Whether it’s the tantalizing scent of pepperpot engulfing the home and even the neighbourhood, or that mouth-watering garlic pork begging to be sampled again and again, among the many savoury dishes that must be had during this time of year is that luscious black cake.Although black cake has over the years made its mark as a signature dish,Cheap NFL Jerseys, featuring at weddings, topped with delicious icing, there is no denying that it is a requirement for most when the Christmas season rolls around.  And as we all know, this highly anticipated period comes but once a year, so much effort and the right ingredients must be included to ensure that your home is ranked the place to be for the best tasting black cake.While some are willing to settle for a pre-ordered cake from one of the fast food outlets, there are those who would prefer to toil in their own hot, congested kitchen in order to personally ensure that nothing but the best emerges from a sizzling oven.  But while the final product may vary in terms of texture, taste and appearance, mainly because of an individual’s liking, there are some common elements that are expected when it comes to the creation of this tasty masterpiece.From time immemorial it was butter that was recommended to help with the texture but with the affordability of margarine, the latter has become the preferred softening agent for the black cake.  Sugar understandably cannot be omitted. Rather than settling for the browning sauce that is available in supermarkets today, in the past it was the sugar that was burnt to a darkened state that helped to capture the blackened colour needed for the black cake.Vanilla, all-purpose flour, baking powder, cinnamon, spices, salt, eggs, dark rum,China NBA Jerseys, cherry, mixed nuts, chopped prunes, raisins, orange and lemon peel and/or lime zest freshly grated are all exquisite ingredients that help to give that ever flavourful punch that the taste buds expect from this dish.With all of the preferred ingredients in hand the next important element is an oven with the capacity to be preheated to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.  The actual preparation of the cake entails mixing together in a bowl, butter,Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys, sugar, vanilla and browning sauce until the mixture becomes soft and creamy.  In a separate bowl,Cheap NFL Jerseys, the dry ingredients can be mixed together while a third bowl can be used to beat the eggs together with the rum.The next stage would see the egg mixture being added to the butter mixture and the two being thoroughly combined before the orange and lemon peel and/or lime zest, fruits and nuts are stirred in.  Flour mixture is then slowly added but care should be taken to ensure that it is not overbeat.Once the batter reaches to a level that is acceptable,Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping, it should be placed in an already prepared pan and baked in a preheated oven for approximately 90 minutes or until the cake is tested and confirmed to be done.Whether you choose to share some with those who visit your home or wrap pieces and share with relatives and friends,Cheap Jeseys NFL, your black cake is likely to leave a lasting impression on the taste buds of those you choose to allow to indulge.However, if you neglected to prepare black cake for today, then there is still time for you to prepare some for early in the New Year.Recipe for Black CakeIngredients– ¼ lb cherries–  1 lb local dried fruits (or raisins)–  1 cup rum– 1½ lbs. brown sugar– ½ teaspoon baking powder– 1 teaspoon cinnamon– ½ lb flour– 12 eggs– ¼ lb orange or lemon peel– ½ lb butterPreparation– Grind dried fruits and soak it in three cups of rum. Store in an air tight container for three weeks.– Prepare the caramel by heating the sugar until it turns dark brown.– Cream the butter and sugar. Add the eggs,China Jerseys, soaked fruits, and rum. When it is well blended, pour the caramel.– Add the flour with the baking powder and mixed spice.– Fold in the cherries.– Pour mixture in a baking pan and bake in a slow oven (about 300 degrees Fahrenheit) for two hours. Remove cake from pan after two days.


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In its quest to ensure that only hospitals with the capacity to properly screen blood are allowed to receive blood donations, the Ministry of Health will this week be inspecting all private hospitals.According to Health Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy, several inspectors will be dispatched to the health facilities in order to determine whether they can test for a number of blood-related diseases, including Chagas.Chagas is a tropical parasitic disease which is commonly transmitted to humans and other mammals by an insect vector. The disease may also be spread through blood transfusion and organ transplantation, ingestion of food contaminated with parasites, and from a mother to her foetus.The symptoms of the Chagas disease vary over the course of an infection. In the early acute stage, symptoms are mild and usually produce no more than local swelling at the site of infection.As the disease progresses, over the course of many years,Authentic Jerseys From China, serious chronic symptoms can appear, such as heart disease and malformation of the intestines. If untreated, the chronic disease is often fatal.In addition to Chagas, the inspectors will be tasked with determining the hospitals’ ability to test for HTLV, which causes leukemia and Hepatitis C.And should the health facilities not be able to carry out such tests, Minister Ramsammy noted that they will be forbidden from carrying out any test or blood screening. They will not be able to receive donated blood for the purpose of transmission.The Minister added that the onus is still on individuals to determine whether they will give blood to private hospitals without first knowing that their blood will be properly tested.“They might be giving blood to save the life of a family member,Cheap Authentic Jerseys, but at the same time they might be giving them a disease that the patient does not have,Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping, like Hepatitis C, HTLV or Chagas,Cheap Adidas NHL Jerseys,” the Minister opined.In the past,mlb jerseys china, screening for Chagas was not mandatory locally,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, according to the Minister,China Jerseys Cheap, even as he disclosed that since the test has been introduced about five persons have been diagnosed with the disease.The Minister said that his Ministry is earnestly working towards alerting doctors of private institutions of the importance of screening blood to detect certain diseases.


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On December 15, 1997, the electorate turned out in large numbers to exercise its franchise. In what international observers described as a transparent process, 55 percent of the electorate voted for the People’s Progressive Party/Civic giving that Party another five-year mandate to build Guyana socially and economically.The PPP/C victory pivoted presidential candidate, Janet Jagan, to the highest office of the land, thus making her the first woman Executive President in the country.This achievement was by no means isolated, but was the most significant of many others that have characterized her political life. Of all the women that have graced the political scene in Guyana, Jagan has undoubtedly been the most controversial of the lot.Cheddi Jagan Jr and his wife at GPHC yesterday morningA Jewish native of Chicago, Illinois, USA, Mrs. Jagan was born on October 20, 1920 as Janet Rosenberg. 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The product of her research is a 30-minute documentary, aptly dubbed, “Thunder in Guyana.”This documentary is available at the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre, Main Street, Georgetown and depicts the tumultuous experiences of Janet as she defied her father’s wishes to become married to Cheddi. Wasserman narrated that Janet’s decision so infuriated her father that he attempted to shoot Cheddi. Instead of deterring Janet, her father’s actions only served to strengthen her resolve and one year later, she boarded a seaplane for British Guiana to join her husband.From the dusty streets and stench of racism in Chicago,Cheap Jerseys From China, to the British Guiana colony, Janet discovered a similar situation. 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Even her critics would admit that Janet’s political resume is extremely outstanding.She was the first Deputy Speaker of the House, the first woman to be elected in the Georgetown City Council, first woman Cabinet Minister under self Government, first Prime Minister and eventually, first woman President of Guyana.Despite such sterling accolades, Janet has sparked more controversy than any other female in public life. On one hand, she enjoyed love and affection while on the other side of the scale, hatred for her personality and her political work has defined her later years in active politics.During Guyana’s struggle for independence, she was the only woman among such notable political figures as Ashton Chase, Ram Karran, Sydney King, now Eusi Kwayana and her husband, who founded the PPP in 1950.Her history of firsts in the political arena started in the sixties when she was elected to the position of General Secretary of the PPP, a position she retained until 1970. Janet entered the house of assembly in 1953 and served as Deputy Speaker of that august body.During the racial strife of the 1960s, when British Guiana was on the verge of attaining independence, the US administration had dubbed her husband a Communist but of greater importance was that Janet was in the forefront of the struggle and was thought to be the influence behind Cheddi’s actions.By dint of this, she can be accredited with the honour of steering Guyana to independence status.During the days of political and ethnic strife, when her husband was agitating for independence for British Guiana and after the suspension of the Constitution in 1953, she, along with her husband and many others, after the suspension of the Constitution, suffered the indignity of imprisonment.Mrs. Japan was also an accomplished journalist and served as Editor of the Mirror newspaper.Contrasting perspectives underline the cruel irony of the Janet Japan story. One side of the divide has characterized her as someone who views cause over race while the racist polarization that has enveloped Guyana has usurped the issue to be one of color over cause.This division has confined her vast achievements to the rubble,Wholesale China Jerseys, especially after the famous ‘throw it over her shoulder’ episode where, after being served court documents ordering a halt to the proceedings that inaugurated her into the presidential seat, she had angrily tossed the order behind her back.Notwithstanding this love/hate relationship with the Guyanese populace, Janet received the nation’s highest award, the Order of Excellence, and was unofficially dubbed, ‘Mother of the Nation.’ She has authored a number of publications, mainly political and children’s books that are sold at bookstores around the country.There are many other facets of her life that that will have to be constricted because of space. However, it is enough to know that Janet had outlived many of her political detractors while endorsing the view that women are quite capable of carrying the political mantle just as effectively and efficiently as their male counterparts. The management and staff of the Kaieteur News newspapers join the rest of the nation in mourning this sad loss. May her soul rest in peace.