With the cooler weather I keep on baking cakes. This week I found some frozen mangoes in my freezer and decided to bake chunky mango cake in my Zojirushi bread maker. I used taste of home recipe http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/chunky-fresh-mango-cake and swapped canola oil into butter, used frozen mangoes, and skipped nutmeg. My recipe: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup… Continue reading Chunky mango cake with pecans
The holidays is just around the corner and it is indeed a great time to start trying out new and different recipes that could be a big hit for the holiday time. This time I had some leftovers of brie and cranberries, thus prepared some pretty tasty rolls. You will need: 1/4 of cup cranberry… Continue reading The most delicious holiday rolls
Cooler evenings are coming even to sunny San Diego. So, it is a perfect time for a warm cake and cup of tea. I decided to try out apple cake recipe from Zojirushi baking book that comes together with the bread maker. My modification to the recipe was: no all spices (as I did not… Continue reading Apple cake in bread machine!
Last week I shared a recipe that I have submitted for Cape Cod Select Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge. This week I would like to share one more. The cranberries have inspired me to cook a risotto with mushrooms and some rosemary. I used my Zojirushi bread maker to cook it. It was again very quick and… Continue reading Cranberry and mushroom risotto in bread maker
Lately I have spotted a blogger challenge: Cape Cod Select Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge. And thought it would be quite interesting to participate and create some recipes with cranberries. Thus, the first thing that came in my mind was jam. And to be more precise: apple, cinnamon and cranberry jam. Very festive! The recipe for this… Continue reading Apple, cinnamon and cranberry jam in bread machine
Recently I read an interesting story on creation of breadsticks/grissini. They have originated in Torino, Piemonte, a region of northwest Italy. Grissini/breadsticks were invented around the end of the 17th century to cure the health problems of young Duke Vittorio Amedeo II of Savoy. The story goes that the duke had difficulty digesting most foods.… Continue reading Breadsticks/grissini with rosemary and olive oil
I love my bread machine, it is truly a great help for a busy person who loves to cook and bake. This time I baked a chocolate cake in bread machine which again turn out to be delicious and extremely easy to make. I used the original Zojirushi recipe and adjusted it a bit. Original:… Continue reading Chocolate cake in bread machine!