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Recipe Banh chuoi nuong... for banana lovers

Banh chuoi nuong... for banana lovers

Banh Chuoi Nuong is a Vietnamese style banana cake. Although the name means "baked banana cake", it is a bit different from the bready type banana cake. The unique, sort of sticky texture remained me of more like a pudding. The interesting ingredient in
Recipe Coconut Biscuit

Coconut Biscuit

Level: Easy Preparation time: 10 min Cooking time: 20 min Serves: 25 biscuits Eggless Coconut Cookies Ingredients All purpose flour/maida - 1 cup Unsalted butter - 1 stick Baking powder - 1/4 tsp Sugar - 1/2 cup Rava/Suj
Recipe Chocolate, Banana & Caramel Entremet

Chocolate, Banana & Caramel Entremet

I feel like whenever I open up the "create post" page on blogger, I have to find new words for apologies. My life really hasn't been conducive to posting, and so it's just hard to find the time/money. Also, I live in a basement apartment now, with no natu
Recipe Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes with a Framboise Glaze

Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes with a Framboise Glaze

I wanted to make something really special for Todd and some of our friends to help celebrate Valentines Day. I thought about chocolates, but then I decided that I would make some delicious cupcakes instead. I was probably more than influenced by thi
Recipe Daring Bakers Challenge: Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

Daring Bakers Challenge: Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

The January 2011 Daring Bakers? challenge was hosted by Astheroshe of the blog accro. She chose to challenge everyone to make a Biscuit Joconde Imprime to wrap around an Entremets dessert. My version is a vanilla sponge, filled with berries and a banan
Recipe Daring Bakers : Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

Daring Bakers : Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

The January 2011 Daring Bakers? challenge was hosted by Astheroshe of the blog accro . She chose to challenge everyone to make a Biscuit Joconde Imprime to wrap around an Entremets dessert. Joconde imprime /entremets. A joconde imprime (F
Recipe BISCUIT JOCONDE IMPRIME/ENTREMET - MOCHA BAVARIAN CREAM GATEAU...absolutely delicious!

BISCUIT JOCONDE IMPRIME/ENTREMET - MOCHA BAVARIAN CREAM GATEAU...absolutely delicious!

T his time I knew I had to do the DB challenge not because it was a cake, but it was something which I had been planning to do this month,otherwise. Then when the DB challenge was announced, I was so thrilled that I almost bounced off the walls. I love tr
Recipe Saturday's Cake - Apple Crumble & Custard Muffins

Saturday's Cake - Apple Crumble & Custard Muffins

Most (but not all) Saturdays I make some sort of cake or treat to take into work. The shop is only open for a couple of hours on a Saturday and many customers that come have traveled a long way. It's nice to be able to offer a nice fresh cup of coffee and
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Recipe Holiday baking: meringues, divinity, Buche de Noel and gingerbread cupcakes

Holiday baking: meringues, divinity, Buche de Noel and gingerbread cupcakes

I have inherited Christmas decorations. Honestly, I'm not sure where some of them came from. I've got lots of gaudy plastic garlands, plenty of lights, red velvet bows, a gazillion ornaments and countless other things. Our front closet is filled with mult
Recipe My Best Thanksgiving Desserts?

My Best Thanksgiving Desserts?

As you can see (this picture was taken two Thanksgivings ago, at my house), desserts are a BIG deal at Thanksgiving in my family. Big. My mom usually makes about six (or more!) different pies. Yes, six. Two pumpkin, two pecan and most importantly, two but
Recipe Double maple, the last week of Halloween baking and 5 of 8 goals met

Double maple, the last week of Halloween baking and 5 of 8 goals met

Okay. I admit it. I'm not a fan of Halloween. Well, not quite, but I don't go quite as all-out as everyone else does. I mean, I do on the baking end (obviously). But I didn't even go out for Halloween this weekend. I think it has something to do with how
Recipe Cempedak Cake ~ 'Malaysian Monday no. 8'

Cempedak Cake ~ 'Malaysian Monday no. 8'

The ' Cempedak' is a fruit native to South East Asia found predominantly in Malaysia and Thailand. It is closely related to the Jackfruit ~ 'Nangka' and like the Jackfruit it'll also excrete a sticky substance when opened. The yellow flesh surroundin
Recipe HCB Chocolate Apricot Roll with Lacquer Glaze

HCB Chocolate Apricot Roll with Lacquer Glaze

Confessions of another "Curious Cook" about this weeks Heavenly Cake. Perhaps, I should title this post BBA - Baker with a Bad Attitude . I like to think of myself as positive and willing, even excited to try new things in the kitchen. It was with anx
Recipe Perfect Pound Cake - Simple, Plain and it disappeared fast!

Perfect Pound Cake - Simple, Plain and it disappeared fast!

I live on the Central Coast of California. We are thankful for the rain we've been receiving, over the last few weeks. The Golden Hills are bursting with fresh green grass... our wisteria plants are already budding. Along with that, I am seeing a thick
Recipe Double-Boiled papaya Soup & Japanese Souffle Cheesecake

Double-Boiled papaya Soup & Japanese Souffle Cheesecake

The other day, I was listening to 93.3 FM (one of the pop mandarin radio channel) from my MP3 player while I was jogging and the DJ was introducing this simple soup that she recommends to all ladies. I couldn't jot down the ingredients but I could remembe
Recipe Lontong Kikil (Beef Tendon Soup with Rice Cakes) Recipe

Lontong Kikil (Beef Tendon Soup with Rice Cakes) Recipe

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Lontong Kikil is a popular street food in East Java especially Surabaya and surrounding areas. My late dad loved beef tendon dish such as Gulai Tunjang (Beef Tendon Curry, a West Sumatran dish) and this lontong kikil. When I still lived in Indonesia, l
Recipe Otak-Otak Bakar (Indonesian Grilled Fish Cake) Recipe

Otak-Otak Bakar (Indonesian Grilled Fish Cake) Recipe

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We, the Asians love our fish or seafood cakes. Here is one of Indonesians' favourites, otak-otak. Three cities are famous for its otak-otak, Palembang, Jakarta and Makassar. Which sauce do you choose? The Palembang or Jakarta one. Cuko (spicy tamarind
Recipe Milkmaid Egg less Cake alias Thumbs-up Cake--A Sweet Punch

Milkmaid Egg less Cake alias Thumbs-up Cake--A Sweet Punch

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I am an erratic baker at the best. So when I saw the Sweet Punch site in a fit of madness I requested for membership hoping that at least now I will start stop playing around with the ingredients and follow the recipe. I just cannot descri
Recipe How to make butter at home - Home made butter - Vennai

How to make butter at home - Home made butter - Vennai

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Butter can be easily made at home from the cream that is obtained while boiling milk... Ingredients: Heavy cream formed over full cream milk:1 cup Ice cold water:4 cups Preparation: Remove the cream off the top surface of the milk after b