Saturday, April 28, 2012

The Perfect Cheesecake !!!

I finally made Lizzy's cheesecake and boy , what a cheesecake it was . Creamy , tangy , sweet , delicious and above all very ...very easy to make . This was so easy to put together and so delicious that I am gonna make it again .( Btw , all her recipes are just so simple and perfect ) It baked beautifully and perfectly and it was so pretty to look  at so here goes ..................



You can get the recipe here
I halved the recipe and made it coz I just cannot trust myself around cheesecake . 

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Quick and Easy Prawn and Egg Fried Rice

This is something I make when I am short on time , this is very quick to put together and tastes really fantastic . It only has quite a few ingredients , you can make it with leftover plain rice so here goes................


INGREDIENTS 

2 cups of cooked Basmati rice
2-3 spring onions chopped
3-4 garlic finely chopped
1 inch pc of ginger finely chopped
1 cup of chopped french beans
1 carrot chopped
10 prawns washed and deveined
2 eggs beaten
2 tbsp soy sauce
salt and pepper to taste
1 cube chicken stock
2 tbsp of oil

METHOD

In a saucepan or wok , heat a tbsp of oil and add the white part of the spring onions , garlic and ginger .
Add the prawns and cook it till done stirring it frequently .
Now add in the remaining vegetables and the chicken stock cube and stir fry it for about 5 min .
Add the cooked rice in batches along with the soy sauce , salt and pepper .
Toss everything together till it is all mixed well .
Now add in the beaten egg and the remaining 1 tbsp of oil and mix it all well .
By doing this the rice will be coated with egg .
Garnish with spring onion and serve hot .



NOTE

You can use frozen mixed vegetables . Also for more flavour cook the rice in chicken stock if you wish .

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Avril Lavigne B'day Cake

So many things to do in so little time  , really how fast is it going . When I looked at my last post , I realized more than 10 days have gone since I posted so here I am . I was busy making cakes for the past couple of weeks and the one I am posting today was made for my niece who is a huge Avril Lavigne fan . The cake is Chocolate caramel cake with whipped cream and cream cheese frosting . The cake is covered in marshmallow fondant so here goes ...................