Summer Camp

Summer hols are fast approaching. Time to choose the activities and camps to enrol your child. Childhood has become a much regulated and programmed affair. Not much time for the youngster to just be. In the days of yore, summer hols was a time when children and their neighbourhood gang had to invent their own ways to keep themselves busy …

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Cook Express – TENDER COCONUT SOUFFLÉ by Divya & Dhanwanti Furtado

As a part of Cook Express, a Vasco Watch Community Initiative, the Mother and Daughter Duo Dhanwanti  Furtado and Divya Furtado demonstrated how to make the unique and scrumptious Tender Coconut Soufflé. [su_carousel source=”media: 1497,1496,1495,1494,1493,1492,1491,1490,1489,1488,1487,1486,1485,1484,1483,1482,1481,1480,1479,1478,1477,1476,1475,1474,1473,1472,1471″ link=”lightbox” width=”640″ height=”200″ title=”no”]   Tender Coconut Soufflé Ingredients 10 Tender Coconuts 2 Tins Milkmaid Gelatin – 2 packets (1ltr) Pasteurised Milk Sugar if required Method …

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Cook Express – BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE by Sunaira Peris

As a part of Cook Express, a Vasco Watch Community Initiative, “Little Chef” Sunaira Peris, a Class IX Student of Navy Children School demonstrated a lipsmackingly delicious Blueberry Cheesecake. She was assisted by Ms. Sarita Peris, her mother. So, grab the ingredients needed and make one yourself! [su_carousel source=”media: 1469,1468,1467,1466,1465,1464,1463,1462,1461,1460,1459,1458,1457,1456,1455,1454,1453,1452,1451,1450,1449,1448,1447,1446,1445,1444,1443,1442,1441,1440,1439″ link=”lightbox” width=”640″ height=”200″ title=”no”] Ingredients for The base 3 small packets …

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Cook Express – NONMBU ADAI by Hema Sundaram

Hema Sundaram is an ex banker who has won many an award for her culinary skills. Her main interest is in traditional recipes. Hema says , ‘ I want to preserve yesterday’s recipes today for tomorrows generation”. Hema taught the participants a traditional dish called Nonmbu Adai – the sweet and the savoury version with rice flour, lentils and jaggery. …

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Fishking brings quality seafood to the neighbourhood

No more visits’ to the crowded fish market – no messy bags with fish – no wastage due to scaling and cleaning – Export quality and hygiene standards – all this at Fish King at Anand Towers, Airport Road near Chicalim Junction. The products are sourced from reputed export processing units that maintain highest standards of cold chain management and …

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The Ides of March

The saying goes ” Beware of the Ides of March”. It was the day – 15th of March, that the Roman emperor Caesar was killed. That date has now thankfully passed without any tragedy occurring. However with the temperatures soaring the past few days, and tempers fraying in the heat, there is still the potential danger of untoward incidents triggered …

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Green Thumbs of the neighbourhood bag BSG Home Garden Competition awards

The state may be witnessing an inexorable greying of the landscape with housing and commercial projects mushrooming all around. However, there are fortunately several pockets of green that refuse to give in. While agriculture in general is on the decline in our state, there however seems to be an encouraging resurgence of kitchen gardening in our neighbourhood. Several intrepid Home …

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Cook Express – BREADS & BAKING by Rita Shinde

On the occasion of International Women’s Day on Mar 8th, the Vasco Watch brings the Cook Express to the women of our neighbourhood. Cook Express will be an ongoing cooking class programme that aims to involve women of our neighbourhood who will share their passion for cooking with people of the neighbourhood. The cooking instructors will be people from all …

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BITS (Goa) win the regional round of the ‘Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2014′

The 10th edition of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz kick started with an exhilarating battle of wits in Goa. India’s largest and highest rated inter-collegiate business quiz received enthusiastic response from the campus crowd, cheering and supporting their peers. Bhargav Vishwanathan and Ananth Kachroo from BITS Pilani emerged as winners in a neck to neck fight at the Goa regional …

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Vasco Bus Stand finally decongested

The old Vasco City Bus Stand was a perennially congested location with KTC point to point buses and private city busses jostling for space. Kudos to the authorities for implementing an alternative arrangement that has made the area free of chaos. The KTC Bus Stand has been shifted to the centre road adjacent to the T.B. Cunha chowk and the …

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Vasco shines at the 9th School National Squash Games

The Goa state squash team participated and did exceedingly well in the 59th school national games held in Chennai from the 22nd to 26th Feb 2014. The Boys team comprising Yash Fadte, Armaan Chowfin, Ancheet Sardessai all of St Joseph’s Institute Vasco and Aditya Dayal of Regina Mundi High School came overall 3rd and won the Bronze medal. The Girls …

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Yusuf Sheikh conferred Goa State Cultural Award

Noted Konkani writer Yusuf A. Sheikh from Vasco (Mormugao) was amongst 16 eminent citizens to whom Goa State Cultural Awards were presented by the Governor of Goa, Shri Bharat Vir Wanchoo at a function organized by the Dept. of Art & Culture recently. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Wanchoo said that the artistic and cultural elements are the only integrating …

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Study Tours or free junkets

It is said that age is no bar for learning something new. In keeping with this adage, it is common practice for worthy elected representatives to travel and visit places on taxpayer’s expense, ostensibly to learn something useful to improve the lot of the common man. Places beyond the boundaries of this vast country are the preferred locations. It would …

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