Saturday, January 20, 2018

Vetrilai Paruppu Rasam | Pan Leaves Rasam

This winter is very cold and chill as what we haven't expected. So rasam /soup has become  mandatory nowadays and after pongal i don't want to waste the leftovers like sugarcane, pan leaves and banana leaves...So I used sugarcane in the form of juice using our regular mixie /blender and served kids (refer HERE ). Kids stayed most of the days home due to inclement weather and so enjoyed lot of fresh foods on and off. It's the reason for my blog sleeping all these days since they kept me busy like a bee. Hopefully

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Traditional Christmas Fruit Cake From Scratch | Both Non alcoholic and Rich Rum Versions!

I am really feel happy this year since I got a chance to make Traditional Fruit Cakes one with rich rum soaked dry fruits and another non-alcoholic version for kids with dry fruits soaked overnight in fresh orange juice. For last minute fruit soaking or no soaking methods do check my detailed recipe link HERE so you can get a clear idea before baking the cake. Also these Christmas cakes are neither not too fruity nor

How to soak Dry Fruits for Christmas Fruit Cake | How long to soak the fruits in Juice (Non-Alcoholic Version)

 
Here comes a detailed post on how to soak and store the dry fruits in either alcohol or juice to prepare the fruit rich yummy Christmas cake or plum cake. Here the post speaks in detail about both alcohol rich and non- alcoholic (juice based) fruit soaking methods and its shelf life and more. I will update the post with better pictures later since I waited a week to click them in good sunlight but no luck