Daily Archives: May 19, 2005

Mmm… dosas…

Arvind says:

Am I the only one who feels an uncontrollable rage when my dosas (South Indian pancake-like delicacy, if you’ve never tasted them) don’t come out in one piece? After all, they taste the same either way.

Most of the time my dosas come out in one piece… but not always. No uncontrollable rage here when they don’t. I think mine are a bit on the thick side though. It seems those I get in good Indian restaurants are thinner than mine. Since I’m lazy, I use one of those pre-made mixes that only need water. I found that adding a bit more water than required helps with spreading the batter in the pan.

One of these days, I’ll have to try a dosa with maple syrup. Yeah… I know… sacrilegious!

Le coût et l’accessibilité de la culture

Il y a présentement débat sur la numérisation des oeuvres culturelles françaises. L’un des enjeux est la préservation de la culture française face à l’hégémonie anglo-saxonne. Il m’apparaît qu’à force de se traîner les pieds et de prôner la prudence, il y a un risque réel de promouvoir l’hégémonie culturelle anglo-saxonne.

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