Picnics, parties, school lunch break and any time snack; muffins are an all time favorite for most of us! Plain sponge, coffee, chocolate there are so many way one can bake muffins! This one is with Chocolate and Walnut. The last recipe for the walnut week. That definitely doesn’t mean no more walnuts! If I come across an interesting recipe, would definitely share!
Cakes are my weakness. More than having them, I love baking it for my friends and family . Cappuccino Walnut Gateaux is an absolute delight and sinfully delicious
All purpose flour (Maida)– 150 gms
Sugar powder – 200 gms
Eggs – 2 nos.
Butter – 150 gms
Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
Baking powder – 1 tsp
Coffee liquor / Kahlua* – 1 Tbsp
Coffee powder cappuccino flavor – 1 tsp
Praline – 1 Tbsp (for caramelized nuts)
Things are pretty easy in the east I must say. Boiled beans, boiled chickpeas, washed and packed salad leaves, cut vegetables you name it and its available in the super markets to make life faster and easier in the kitchen. Even hummus can be picked up off the shelf… For those who do want to make it at home. Here’s a recipe with a twist that is hummus made using Walnuts…after all we are in the walnut week aren’t we? Btw to make it even more healthy you can use sprouted boiled chickpeas in place of normal chickpea!
Sauce or chutney goes well with appetizers as well as with the main course. I tried this one with as an accompaniment to a full course meal and results were quite satisfactory
Walnuts – 1 cups
Onion – 1 no. (big)
Mint Leaves – ½ cup
Green chili – 1-2 nos
Yogurt – 1 Tbsp
Salt to taste
During my visit to innumerable super markets across Europe I thing that really impressed me was the convenience, the variety and the quality of salad leaves all packed neatly all ready to be consumed. Well what better way to start your meal than having generous helpings of salads? yeh?.. so as promised here’s the first recipe of the week for you- a healthy salad with nutritious walnuts Enjoy!