February 17, 2014

Guacamole - Mexican Recipe

Ripe Avocados - 3 (halved, seeded and peeled)
Lime - 1 (juiced)
Kosher Salt - 1/2 tsp
Ground Cumin - 1/2 tspn
Cayenne pepper (or Red chilli Powder) - 1/2 tspn
Onion (medium size) - 1/2 (diced )
Jalapeno pepper - 1/2 (Seeded and minced)
Roma tomatoes - 2 (seeded and diced)
Cilantro - 1 tblspn (chopped)
Garlic clove - 1 (minced)
1.In a medium bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice, and salt.
2.Mix in onion, cilantro, tomatoes,jalapeno pepper and garlic.
3.Stir in cayenne pepper and ground cumin.
4.Let sit at room temperature for 1 hour and then serve.

February 14, 2014

Tiramisu - Italian Recipe ( Eggless )

Basic Vanilla Sponge Cake - 1
Mascarpone Cheese - 250g 
Heavy Whipping Cream - 3/4 cup
Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp
Sugar - 7tblspn
Cocoa Powder - 2 tblspn
Coffee powder - 4 tspn
Chocolate shaves & powdered Sugar  for garnishing (optional)
vanilla sponge cake
Mascarpone cheese
Heavy Whipping Cream

1.In a pan put water and coffee .Boil till half in quantity.keep aside.(More coffee may be required)

2.In a bowl beat whipping cream and sugar till sugar dissolves.Mix marcapone cheese into this and blend some more and set aside.

3.Cool and slice the sponge cake horizontally into two equal layers.

4.Carefully place the top layer into a baking pan/dish .

5.Using a pastry brush, dab coffee onto the cake.
   Or simply sprinkle the coffee with spoon .

6.Pour half of the cheese mixture over this cake spread evenly.

7.Dust with cocoa Powder.

8.Carefully place the another layer of sponge cake on the top of the filling.

9.Dab more coffee onto the cake.

10.Spread the remaining cheese filling evenly and dust with cocoa powder creating an even layer.

12.Cover and chill overnight.

13.Cut into squares and serve.

Garnish with chocolate shaves or powdered sugar if you want .