There is a special technique involved in shaping the melted chocolate into a brush stroke shape. It is all detailed in this short video from The Kate Tin. It looks like quite a lot of fun to try this technique at home:
Brushstroke Cakes of Instagram
Instagram is full of stunning brushstroke cakes ideal for weddings, birthdays and other special occasions. Here are some ideas to inspire the baker in you:
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.