Birthday Recipes (Most Popular)
There is NO mistaking the involvement of the coffee liqueur in this rich cake - not only is the crumb spiked with Kahlua but the chocolate and cream cheese filling has a tipple too. Buttermilk, butter and oil make this cake super moist, while layer upon layer of flavour is created by dark brown sugar, dark cocoa powder, high-quality chocolate and espresso! Mesquite flour is optional as it's not readily found but it gives an undefinable quality to the flavour and scent of the finished recipe - lightly smoky, sweet, and a blend of chocolate, cinnamon and mocha. The buckwheat flour is also optional but definitely reccommended for tenderness, as is the extra Kahlua flavouring. This is delicious, but definitely NOT a cake for kids!Submitted by JO_JO_BA
Add poppyseeds for poppyseed pound cake. Rich, moist, delicious!Submitted by BUNPOH
Adapted from Amanda Knauer. These gnocchi hold together best when well-chilled and sauteed before being tossed with sauce instead of being boiled. Bake the potatoes in their skins, peel and run them through a ricer for the smoothest gnocchi, and feel free to mix in your favourite seasonings too (I like a bit of paprika, garlic powder and oregano). Makes about 80 gnocchi, 4 main course servingsSubmitted by JO_JO_BA
Summer veggies team up with a light, citrusy Ponzu sauce and a shot of peppery heat for a delicious, fat free lunch. Shirataki noodles are made from konjac flour - a high-fiber, low calorie substance that is great for the digestive system - but if you don't like them or can't find them cellophane or bean thread noodles work just as well.
Makes 2 large (main dish) servings (add some protein like tofu or shrimp for a heartier meal) or 4 side servings.