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The Sun Also Rises' author's hamburger recipe includes nine ingredients to be mixed into lean ground beef including Spice Islands
mei yen power, soy sauce, garlic, India relish, capers and wine, before forming it into "fat, juicy patties" and frying them in oil so the final product is crispy brown on all sides and "the middle pink and juicy", People Magazine reported.
The banking firm is now planning to capitalise on the absence of cash machines on many of Indonesia's Spice Islands
Ian Burnet's first book on the history of the area now called Indonesia was the widely acclaimed Spice Islands
Since this is National Sandwich Month, Spice Islands
wants you to know that it's a good month to make a Tuscan Tuna Sandwich.
Spicy Sirloin Burgers is a recipe from the test kitchens of Spice Islands
The herbal's writer, German-born Georg Eberhard Rumf (Latinized as Rumphius) shipped off to the Spice Islands
in what is now Indonesia in 1652 to work for the Dutch East Indies Company on its spice route.
The author travelled to the islands on the BintangLaut to realise his dream to first sight Ternate and Tidore Islands by approaching them from the sea and suggests that: "The history of the Spice Islands
can partly be told by the decaying Sultan's palaces [sic] and the crumbling Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch forts which dot the islands.
But tension decreased in 2002 and calm had returned to the area once known as the Spice Islands
since a number of meetings between Christians and Muslims took place to end the conflicts.
Zanzibar About 20 miles off the coast, the spice islands
of the Zanzibar archipelago offer perfect beaches with turquoise blue water.
Kate Humble visits the Spice Islands
in Indonesia in search of nutmeg and cloves.
The modern trade in incense has boosted the market in cloves along with many other spices from the area of the world that is known as the Spice Islands
In a paper published in the journal Science, Dr Richard Callaghan from the University of Calgary, Canada, and Dr Scott Fitzpatrick, from North Carolina State University, USA, assert that the pioneering course set by Magellan and his crew during an expedition to find a western route to the Spice Islands
(now known as Maluku) was determined by the oceanographic conditions at the time, which they think may have been influenced by an El Nino event.
Maluku province is about 1,600 mile east of Jakarta and was known as the Spice Islands
during Dutch colonial rule.
But when Luigi returns to the Spice Islands
with riches of every conceivable sort, he fails to keep in mind what is not valuable to him is valuable beyond compare to others