Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Cupcake Topper Techniques Learn Fondant Animals

Christmas Themed Toppers

Cupcake Toppers

Fondant Froggy

Cupcake Forest Theme

Learn Fondant Toppers 

Are you awed by the impressive fondant toppers you see on cupcakes? If yes, then it's time to learn how to make small designs on cupcakes and create a themed design on cupcake.

Be it a birthday part or a Halloween evening, a themed fondant cupcake figurines is sure to put a cheer on any kids face.

In this practical class, you'll advance your fondant decoration skills to the next level by making different shapes and sizes, like happy duck ducks, mermaids, lady bird, and other cute little creations.

The class will begin with tips on how to create the cupcake dome and then show the step-step process to make these signature figurines on fondant that amaze your guests.

It's time to create impressive set of cupcakes for your next party!

Beyond the Recipe and Story of the Food

Why we choose a Recipe Book 

✤Is recipe book just about the recipe? What's more in it?
✤What tempts you to pick a recipe book?
✤Does your cook book collection say something about you? (Probably nothing)
These questions ran in my mind after I spend some time gazing at my recipe book collection.
I often end up buying new recipe book for different reasons - At times, it's the story around the recipe, or after seeing a familiar name or the sumptuous food photographs.

★These two recipe books are special - The Suriani Kitchen by Lathika George takes you through the spectrum of life, stories around food and has a collection of wonderful recipes.
★ The Tried Out Recipes (Ninth Edition) published by Inner Wheel Club club of Trivandrum comes with a big list of tried and tested recipes. They were the pioneers in Trivandrum, when it comes to culinary skill training.

Many people would remember their office in University Road at Trivandrum. Kudos to all the ladies who worked as a team, veteran chefs, and instructors who did a fantastic job in running their Home Science Academy.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Cream Cheese Swirled Red Velvet Brownie

Red Velvet Brownie

Bite Sized Red Velvet Brownies

This version of red velvet brownie has the characteristic features of red velvet cake and brownie. It's rich, dense and  this cake mingles the flavors of cream cheese along with the dominant chocolate flavor.

Typically it's cut into square shape. When its cut into heart shapes, it would a perfect gift during valentine's day or it could be gifted during Christmas season.

Ingredients

Butter                                 113 gms  ( ½ cup)
Sugar                                 1 cup
Vanilla                                1 tsp
Cocoa                                 ¼ cup
Salt a pinch
Red Color                           1 tbsp
Vinegar                               1 tsp
Eggs                                    2
Flour                                    ¾ cup
Walnut                                 ¼ cup

Cream cheese Layer

Cream cheese      1 cup   
Sugar                      ¼ cup
Egg                        1
Vanilla essence        1/8 tsp

Steps:

1. Melt butter and and transfer to bowl
2. Add sugar, vanilla, cocoa, salt color and vinegar in that order
3. Whisk the egg in a bowl and stir into cocoa mix
4. Fold the flour gently and stir in walnuts
5. Pour the batter in the pan by saving ¼ cup

Cream Cheese
1. Blend together cream cheese, sugar, egg and vanilla in a bowl.
2. Gently spread the cream cheese layer on top of the brownie batter in the pan.
3. Dollop the remaining brownie batter over the cream cheese.
4. Using  a skewer or knife drag the tip through the cream cheese mixture to create a swirl pattern
5. Bake the brownies for 30 mts in 180 degree.

 Try this recipe, or make some innovation to this recipe and let me see your finished goodies in the comments box._

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Baking Ingredients and Baking Accessory Shop in Indira Nagar

Looking for baking supplies and baking ingredients in Indira Nagar or Domlur locality in Bangalore?

Here are the shops in this locality where I keep buying my baking related items and ingredients.

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List of of shops:

Lakshika Traders
Lakshika Traders 
Lakshika have assorted variety of tins, and trays for your baking needs!

  1. Icing sugar
  2. Dry and wet yeast
  3. Cake Packing box ( 7, 9 inch, etc)
  4. Fondant cutters
  5. Bread box
  6. Cupcake liners
  7. Whipping Cream ( Tropolite)
  8. Slip Pat
  9. Dry fruits
  10. Baking tins
  11. Bake and serve baking liners
  12. Cake stand
  13. Measuring Cups and spoons
  14. Coca powder ( loose)
  15. Sprinklers
  16. Edible Photo Print ( Call and mail to   

Contact person: Mr Suresh  Mobile # 9986017826

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Nature's Basket at CMH Road
Cream Cheese at Nature's Basket Indira Nagar
1) Cream Cheese
2) Spices and herbs
3) Pasta

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M K Retail ( CMH Road), Indira Nagar


MK Retail at CMH Road
Baking Accessories at MK Retail

1. Tins and Trays
2. Fondant modeling tool kit
3. Cookie cutters
4. Icing nozzles
5. Essence, castor sugar, demerag sugar
6. Canned Cheery and Pineapple
7. Cupcake liners
8. Britannia Cream Cheese
9. Kulfi mold

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Rich Palette and Seafood Delicacies of Kerala

Appam and Stew and more
Online Fish Curry Lessons
If you ask me what's t my fav of all Kerala dishes, the it's not going to one answer. With so much variety in food brought in by different influences and culture, Kerala's food platette is as diverse as the people.

Kerala culinary spread will take anyone through the diverse food taste which are in all forms and flavors. The wide choice are a plenty - from fish varieties, meat dishes, vegetables, dessert (payasam) and unique snacks.