Oh what a weekend...
I had intended to post an entry late last night but was simply impossible.. my little Sonia is feverish and to see her all quiet is a little disheartening.. me and my big mouth.. always telling others that my little one is a chatterbox.. :o(
Sooo my sis in law landed safely early yesterday.. Sonia was super excited and as soon as she saw her bibik she quickly ran and gave her a big big hug.. she must hv missed her bibik alot! tmrw if Sonia is a little better.. we plan to take her to the zoo.. will see...
Anyway after we got home and while everyone was taking a nap.. i decided to prepare a simple cheesecake.. the plan was to have it today but 3hrs after i placed it in my fridge.. Timo (hb's work colleague) came over.. so i quickly took it out.. sliced em and served it to him.. am so so glad that at least the cheese mixture had set and we are able to indulged in this super delicious.. ice cream like.. super soft in texture and super rich strawberry cheesecake... ahhhh need i describe more how this heavenly cake tastes like?? hehehhe.. recipe fm here
125g of cream crackers - i used digestive biscuit
1 tbsp powdered sugar - sifted
80g unsalted butter - melted.
375g cream cheese
125g powdered sugar (sifted)
250g whipcream - whipped till stiff peak
3 tbsp limon juice - i used 2 tbsp
1 tbsp powdered gelatin
50 ml water
3 tbsp strawberry jam - i used 6 tbsp
1 tbsp hot water - i used 2 tbsp
In a food processor, bliz cream crackers until smooth
Mix the biscuits, powdered sugar and melted butter, mix well.
Pour into a baking pan, flatten and compact with the back of ur spoon or use cake lapis presser
Place in refrigerator for an hour.
Microwave gelatin & water on high .. stir and set aside.
Beat cream cheese and sugar until soft, add lemon juice, mix it again until blended.
Pour 1/3 whipped cream into cream cheese batter and stir well.
Pour back cream cheese mixture into whipped cream mixture and stir well.
Enter the solution of gelatin, stirring until blended.
Pour the batter into an 18cm pan, flatten it and keep it in refrigerator overnight.
Mix strawberry jam with hot water, stir and let cool.
Pour into chilled cheese cake, flatten add fresh strawberries.
This is how my cheesecake looked like after only 3hrs in my fridge.. still not fully fully set but the taste.. uh la la.. we had a slice each as we were abt to go off to my uncle's place for rewang makan hehehe .. oh i will upload my cousin's wedding pics in my next entry and bef i do that just wanna update u guys on the episode with the picture thief..
When I posted the previous entry, I also alerted Facebook on a "copyright" issue. (If you click on a picture it says underneath something like "Is this your copyright"). I gave them the offending images and gave them the link to my pictures. Within 6(!) hours this was the reply from FB:
Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We have removed or disabled access to the third-party or user-generated content you have reported to us for violating our Statement of Rights & Responsibilities.
If you have additional infringements to report, please submit a new claim using our forms at:
DMCA (copyright): http://www.facebook.com/legal/copyright.php?copyright_notice=1
Other IP (non-copyright): http://www.facebook.com/legal/copyright.php?noncopyright_notice=1
Please let us know if we can be of any further assistance.
I was really surprised that when it comes to these type of things, even big organizations can be very effective.
The same morning I received the reply from FB, "Amirah" also replied, apologized and mentioned that it was not her intention to "steal" as she is not good in taking pictures and picked pictures randomly from the net. In a second email she again apologizes and asks to have the FB image removed from my blog.
So, Amirah, here is my response:
1) Apology accepted, but not your reasoning.
2) You seem to be smart enough to crop out my watermark on the picture so I do not see why you should plagiarize other people's images. If you take something which belongs to someone else without their permission it is called stealing - as simple as that. Also, your pictures are not really "random" - almost all were from my blog (including your profile picture).
3) I will not take it any further.. just want this to be a lesson for everyone..and Amirah, because of that I will not remove the FB image.
This episode should go out to anybody out there who think it is correct to copy and paste without acknowledging the source. Even I copy recipes from other places, but it is always accompanied with a reference.