Eggless Chocolate Mousse

The wait is over! This recipe is one that I have been asked for many years by my daughters’ friends. Smooth, silky and vegetarian, this is one of the easiest desserts on my list.

Serves 8

Ingredients:

1. Dark Chocolate.          250gms

2. Butter.                           65gms

3. Marshmallows.            75gms

4. Cream.                           200mls

Procedure:

1. Melt dark chocolate, marshmallows and butter in C double boiler.

2.Let the chocolate mixture cool.

3. Beat Cream till stiff

4. Fold in chocolate with cream lightly

5. Put in a piping bag and put them in moulds.

6. Put the moulds in the fridge for a minimum of two hours.

Any other mousse usually takes longer, however, this one sets rather quickly 

 

Speckled Pineapple Chutney- A fruity condiment to Bengali meals

Traditional Bengali meals have a blend of all tastes- bitter, sour, sweet, pungent and tangy. Bengalis tend to take their chutney or chaatni, very seriously.My signature Pineapple chutney has gained many lovers. This is in response to a request by Jolene Misquitta. I hope you enjoy the recipe, dear.

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Chop-chop Chinese Chicken

Whether you’re looking at an elaborate dinner or lavish appetizers, Chinese food is the most universal choice there is. With very few people with it on their “No way” list, this makes it desirable at parties and get-togethers. The only downside is that it is often elaborate and consumes way too much time. Well, used to. Here’s my quick Chinese chicken- perfect for finger food or side dishes, ideally paired with fried rice or noodles!

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A sneak-peek into my fridge (Part I)

Be it an unexpected guest or a quick whip-up for my family, I’ve always loved to feed hungry people. A few kitchen tricks I’ve learned along the way help to reduce the time required for cooking. At most, I save an hour or so every fortnight to zip-zap-zoom simple ingredients to form these lovely sauces, pastes, chutneys and marinades.

Lets just say this is Part I
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