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Recipes by Yamini Vasudevan

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Microwave (Eggless) Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Microwave (Eggless) Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting by Yamini Vasudevan

when i was younger, i used to watch my mum bake and even helped her out occassionally, but didn’t really pursue it as a hobby or otherwise, until a couple of years back when a turn of events led me to realise my latent love for baking – events that…

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“Honey Joy” – Mini Cornflakes Bites

“Honey Joy” – Mini Cornflakes Bites by Yamini Vasudevan

have you ever looked at a recipe and said to yourself, “err…thats it? it cant be all that simple, can it?” well, just last weekend, i found myself saying it in my head. i was at a lunch event organised by the Vegetarian Society of Singapore’s meetup group and found myself sharing a table with a really nice lady called Santhia Kaur.…

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Scrambled Tofu

Scrambled Tofu by Yamini Vasudevan

the first time i tried scrambled tofu was about three years back. my friend Saras had cooked it for me and i absolutely loved it! but i never tried making it after that. why? because i have always had a bit of problem when cooking tofu. even something as simple as cutting up and frying tofu cubes turns into something else – i end up…

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My first ever “decorated” cake – completing Wilton’s basic cake decorating course 1

My first ever “decorated” cake – completing Wilton’s basic cake decorating course 1 by Yamini Vasudevan

yipppeee!!!! :) i have successfully completed the wilton’s basic cake decorating course 1 :) i must admit i had serious doubts as to whether i could complete the requirements for the final class – which includes decorating a frosted cake with borders,…

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Easy-Peasy Pizza

Easy-Peasy Pizza by Yamini Vasudevan

yesterday evening, i was sitting on my couch, trying to figure out what it was that i wanted for dinner. now, i don’t usually engage in such deep thought -almost everyday, it is a case of going to the shop and buying whatever is appealing. but there are times when a craving comes into the picture. and yesterday, i wanted pizza (yep,…

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Banana And Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Banana And Chocolate Chunk Muffins by Yamini Vasudevan

my earliest memory of bananas is from the time when i was very young: my grandfather would cut and hand out pieces of the fruit to everyone after dinner. it was a daily ritual and every time i would refuse, claiming that i didn’t like the taste (yep, i was a fussy kid!) looking back at the memory brings a smile to my face, because…

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Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam by Yamini Vasudevan

strawberries are among my favourite fruits. when i was a kid, i was fascinated by their shape and appearance and loved anything related to it – like my ’strawberry shortcake’ story book and clothes that had strawberry shapes on them ironically, i didnt get to eat any strawberries as they were not available in madras [india], where…

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Chocolate Cupcakes With Orange Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Cupcakes With Orange Buttercream Frosting by Yamini Vasudevan

you may know of vegetarians who don’t eat eggs. heck, you may be one of them. the big question that intrigues most people who do eat eggs is how those who don’t can give up on desserts and pastries – especially since most of them are made with eggs.here’s your answer – ingenious bakers have created a line of eggless baking recipes…

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Corn & Paneer Cutlets

Corn & Paneer Cutlets by Yamini Vasudevan

this is actually a re-worked version of a corn cutlet my mum used to make. she used to buy corn cobs, grate them down and then mix in some breadand other stuff, pat them up intopatties and fry them. i still remember the first time she tried it out – i teased her about using corn (i had seen potatoes and veges being used, but corn? who…

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Breakfast Indulgence: Banana Loaf With Walnuts And Chocolate Chips

Breakfast Indulgence: Banana Loaf With Walnuts And Chocolate Chips by Yamini Vasudevan

i have made banana and chocolate-chunk muffins before, but i wanted to try out this loaf recipe. the original version calls for eggs, which i substituted with ground flaxseed. this is the first time i have used flaxseeds as an egg replacer, and i’m…

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