I was feeling a bit under the weather for the past few days. The wet rainy days did not help to lift up my spirits. Elaborate cooking took a back seat and it was time for some quick easy meals….
“Mama I’m hungry, I want something to eat” and a list of specifications follows for ’something’, the most prominent being ‘something different’. I am sure every mother hears this dialogue several times a day. Many times my son has specific hunger pangs;’ I am hungry for chocolate or hungry for oranges or raisins or some favorite snack’ Like every mother I find it challenging to come out with ideas to satiate the ever hungry boy!…
It’s not Easter yet and still I made these delightful Hot Cross Buns! I wanted to use up some left over Tutti Frutti and also the fresh yeast sitting in my refrigerator for quite some time now….
When life gives you Wheat Sprouts you make Wheat Sprouts Chocolate Pudding!
I was at the local Food mart buying some groceries and saw some sprouts at the billing counter. The lady at the counter offered them for free..seems no one was interested in them. I grabbed 2 bags. I remembered seeing a ‘Wheat sprouts pudding ‘ recipe on the local TV cookery show. Couldn’t remember the ingredients in details nor did I remember the proportions. I made the Wheat sprouts chocolate puddingon similar lines and with my own measurements….
.The slight tangy taste of the dried fruits compliments the sweetness of the cake. Prunes and Apricots add a chewy texture to the cake and help to keep the cake moist. We loved the nutty walnut flavour which also added crunch to the cake….