Ermine buttercream or cooked flour buttercream is probably my favourite type of buttercream. It is not like it’s counterpart the American Buttercream (AMBC) which is loaded with butter and sugar. This buttercream doesn’t sugar coat your mouth. at the same time it is creamy, rich and decadent. 😀
While all other people fancy pearls, diamonds and gold, I fancy honeycomb. It’s like a jewel sparkling in my jewellery box, waiting to be devoured. It’s amber colour and shine makes me go weak at the knees. 😍
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Shortcrust pastry is something which is very basic and used as the base for most of the tarts and pies. I make pies and quiches quite often and I always use my go-to shortcrust pastry recipe. The reason why people often struggle with it is because it might be soft or difficult to handle. Here are few things that I am listing out to get a flaky, crisp pastry every time-
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Hazelnut praline is something which I adore. I love to use it as a decoration for cakes, pastries and it is a great snack as well. 😉 I wanted to post this long time ago but didn’t seem to find the time to post.
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This uncooked version of marzipan is so easy to make and is perfect for shaping and making creative, miniature figures. It has only 3 ingredients which are always available. The base being ground almonds. I usually make my own ground almonds and it takes very little time.
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Tomato roses or tomato flowers are mainly used for the purpose of beautification. It adds a different aspect and makes your dish have a better appeal. 🙂 Making it isn’t difficult at all, all you need is a very sharp knife and little patience of course! Fruit carving/ vegetable carving is an art worth your time and effort. Continue reading “How to Make: A Tomato Rose”
In India, we don’t stick to one recipe. We Indians like to do it a “little” differently. Each recipe varies from one generation to another and person to person. Indian food is often thought as complicated and balancing between the spices can be a task for some. It is not everyday that a person grinds spices for the blends but it is definitely worth making on special occasions.
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