Blog Archives for category Baking Corner

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Spinach Frittata Recipe | How to make Frittata

  For my readers who wants to know What is a Frittata, a one liner for them. Frittata is a Bulk Omelette. But unlike an omelette which is made separately for every member in the family, a frittata is made by slow cooking all the eggs together and slicing the resulting Frittata to the family. Got it? Yes, just like how you would slice a pizza . You can mix-and-match any of your favorite veggies or cooked meat into the frittata. Yes, just like how you would do a mix-and-match for your garments .     EGGS and SPINACH are the husband’s favorites. He likes spinach so much that he toggles his facebook profile pictures only with Popeye’s images . In a way I too like eggs. It’s because eggs are the “Aabath Paandavan” in my kitchen. They come to rescue when my sleepy head snoozes the morning alarm for… Continue reading »

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Banana Loaf Cake Recipe | Banana Bread Recipe

  Make any dessert using OVER ripe bananas and the dessert will turn out to be absolutely yummy: just like how my Banana Halwa tasted! That holds the same too if you use OVER ripe bananas for baking cakes. Check yourself by baking this banana loaf cake with normal bananas and bake another batch of this banana loaf cake with over ripe bananas. After baking, you will sure spot huge difference in these cakes’ flavor and taste. The natural banana essence from over ripe bananas is strong than the essence that is in normal ripe bananas. You’ll nod your head agreeing to my point even while you mash the bananas for making this banana loaf cake recipe. Another good thing about using over ripe bananas for making such desserts is: they are easy to mash, just with a spoon!     My neighbors Meg and Sham loved this banana cake… Continue reading »

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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe

  This Pineapple Upside-Down Cake is a recipe for curing a depressed heart. Got flunked in your exams? Make this Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and forget about your failure. Got no hikes for your job this quarter? Bake this Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and burry your sadness. Did somebody upset you or did you upset somebody? Make peace by baking and slicing a piece of this Pineapple Upside-down Cake for them . We both, I mean the Pineapple Upside-Down cake and myself met when my neighbor Meg baked it for a special occasion and shared it with us. Her lovely Pineapple Upside-Down Cake had me at Hello! Hers was an eggless version of Pineapple Upside-Down Cake. The cake was so sooo… yummy for it had the fresh juice of pineapple and brown sugar soaked over it.     The very first time I made the Pineapple Upside-Down Cake, I did not have… Continue reading »

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Thoothukudi Macaroon Recipe | Cashew Meringue | Tuticorin Macrons

Thoothukudi Macaroons | How to make Meringue-Cookies | Tuticorin Cashew Macaroonns Have you ever experienced this? At times, some of our favorite sweets or snacks or any food for that matter turn out to be the costliest stuff in the store, isn’t it? When I was a small girl there were times when I rushed to the bakery with the thoughts of these yummy macaroons in my mind, but end up getting a coconut puffs or vegetable puffs instead. Uggh… the awkwardness you feel when you could not offer to buy your favorites, especially in front of the bakery store-keeper . Yeah, macaroons were/are costly cookies (because they’ve got cashews added in them) in the bakeries of my city, Madurai. But when you discover that such costly eatables are too very easy to make and that they need only the minimum ingredients…how luckcky you’ll feel? I felt sooo much lucky… Continue reading »