Showing posts from June, 2016

Tres Leches Cake

Cake: 1/2 cup all purpose flour3/4 teaspoon baking powder1 large egg1/2 teaspoon vanilla1/2 cup sugar1/4 Whole milk A pinch of salt  Milk Mixture: 1/2 cup half and half1/3 cup sweetened, condensed milk1/3 evaporated milk  Icing/whipped cream (if wanted): 1 pint Heavy Cream, For Whipping3 Tablespoons SugarDirections: Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly spray a 6” cake pan or grease the pan with butter. In a bowl, stir together the sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy cream. Set aside.Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Add the eggs, milk, and vanilla, whisking vigorously to combine. Pour/scrape the mixture and level it with the spatula. Bake it for 18-22 minutes. Bake until it pulls away from the edges of the pan a

Kacha Pepe'r Bhaji - Bengali Green Papaya

Ingredients : 1 raw medium papaya, julienned or grated 1 medium whole head of garlic Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp Flavorless oil - 2 tbs Green chillies - 3 or to taste (slitted) Salt - to taste Turmeric - 1/4 tsp Directions : Peel the papaya and cut the papaya into big pieces, then remove the seeds & the pith. Now grate or julienne the big pieces. Peel the head of garlic and chop it. Heat the oil on medium heat. Temper oil with cumin seeds. Stir for one minute or until they are lightly brown. Keep aside the cumin seeds on the other side of the pan, wok, etc. In the same oil at medium heat, add the chopped garlic. Stir until they are lightly brown. Add turmeric. In the same oil at medium heat, add the papaya. Stir and cover the cumin seeds, garlic, and the papaya in the pan, wok, etc. Add the slitted chillies. Saute a while or until the papaya feels soft or looks soft. Add salt and adjust for seasonings. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves if you want. Serve hot with plain rice or rotis.