Archive for June 30th, 2016

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Sweets

    Chocolate Ganache

    Ganache is a glaze, icing, sauce or filling for cakes and pastries. Chocolate Ganache is made by heating cream and chocolate. Most commonly, you warm the cream first and pour it over the chopped chocolate, then mix well. Heating cream and chocolate can be done quickly and easily using the microwave. 1. Basic Chocolate Ganache …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Super Easy Chocolate Cake

    Many years ago, someone gave me this chocolate cake recipe, so this is not my invention. I have tried some other different recipes but I have never come across any recipes easier than this one. Nigella Lawson said every home cook should know at least one chocolate cake recipe. Well… this is the one I …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Edamame & Avocado Dip

    ‘Edamame’ are young soy beans. Soybeans in the pod are usually blanched in salted water. ‘Edamame” are becoming easily available from most super markets and Asian grocers. Crunchy and tasty, and above all nutrition packed ‘Edamame’ can be eaten directly from pods but they are great for cooking as well. Ingredients ‘Edamame’ Beans removed from …

  • Miso Soup Udon

    ‘Hōtō’ Noodle Miso Soup

    Hōtō is a regional dish originating from Yamanashi, Japan. The wide noodles are stewed with vegetables in miso soup. Hōtō noodles are actually different from Udon noodles as they are made from ordinary low-gluten flour in the style similar to dumplings. That’s why it is easy to prepare at home. I once lived in Yamanashi …

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