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Recipes by Yamini Vasudevan

Singapore Singapore Chef

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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Chocolate Cake with Cherry Filling and Smooth Chocolate Frosting

Chocolate Cake with Cherry Filling and Smooth Chocolate Frosting by Yamini Vasudevan

think chocolate cake and cherries – and the first image that probably springs to mind is a black forest cake. and that was what i had actually set out to make. using a time-tested recipe for chocolate cake from The Joy of Vegan Baking (which i had…

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Home-made Pasta Sauce

Home-made Pasta Sauce by Yamini Vasudevan

in the not-so-distant past, i was hit by a pasta craving and decided that i would make myself some spaghetti. when i checked my bottle of pasta sauce, i realised that it was past its expiry date. as i pencilled in pasta sauce into my grocery list, the thought struck me that i could try making some myself. i did some research online…

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Dates & Walnuts Muffins

Dates & Walnuts Muffins by Yamini Vasudevan

there are some classic combinations that will never lose their appeal. my last post was on one such – oatmeal and raisins in cookies - and this week, i have yet another time-honoured combination: dates and walnuts. dates are used in several sweet concoctions, but adding walnuts lends a slight bitter edge that serves to enhance their…

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Mangai Thokku (Raw Mango Pickle)

Mangai Thokku (Raw Mango Pickle) by Yamini Vasudevan

i am back home in Chennai (India) for a break – and boy am i loving it! i get to eat my mum’s cooking every single day - after months of having to cook myself, this is a real treat! and in the last couple of weeks i have been home, i have gotten to taste a variety of traditional dishes that i rarely make in my own kitchen – one of…

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Date-&amp-Walnut Muffins

Date-&amp-Walnut Muffins by Yamini Vasudevan

Date-&amp-Walnut MuffinsIn baking on October 13, 2010 at 5:34 pmthere are some classic combinations that will never lose their appeal. my last post was on one such – oatmeal and raisins in cookies - and this week, i have yet another time-honoured combination: dates and walnuts. dates are used in several sweet concoctions, but adding…

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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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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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Vanilla & Chocolate-chips Mini Cake Loaves

Vanilla & Chocolate-chips Mini Cake Loaves by Yamini Vasudevan

just a couple of days back, my mum showed me a recipe online for “vanilla buns” by Chitra V (aka chitvish) from induladies.com - they were mini tea cakes that sounded and looked good the recipe called for an egg, which we had to substitute with an alternative – my mum was very impressed by the results of ground flaxseed in my…

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