Passionfruit Cheesecake Recipe

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Nothing's more divine than a piece of fruit-based cake melting on your taste buds. The following cheesecake recipe should be prepared well ahead in advance because it needs overnight refrigeration to get the best results. I've infused both passionfruit and mango with cream cheese base for a strong fruity flavor. If you prefer, you can remove all the passionfruit seeds from the topping. If you find the fruity flavor overwhelming, go for a regular cream cheese base. A firmer baked version of this cheesecake also exists but we'll stick with this one. It's a perfect treat to be included in a kid's party. Let's get started and make this fragrant, fruity, and easy-to-make cheesecake preparation for our loved ones.
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Garlicky Grilled Pike Recipe

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If you crave for grilled food, a serving of perfectly seasoned fish is your best bet. I'm a big fan of grilling whole fish with skin intact. The advantage is enhanced flavor and no fear of fish getting disintegrated. The following grilled pike recipe has a strong garlic flavor which can be moderated as per your preferences. But, if you still prefer a fillet, feel free to go ahead with that. These grilled pikes should be served with fluffy rice and with a bowl of salad. If you're not too calorie conscious, you can use liberal quantity of butter to add more kick to the grilled fish. Though charcoal fire is the way to go, the regular electric grill will do the job. It's time to quickly make this grilled pike with select flavoring ingredients.
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Meat Balls with Orange Sauce

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Savory meatballs, when combined with a fruity sauce base, tastes divine. You can use any red meat variety to make this meatball recipe. One can relish these meatballs either as an appetizer or can enjoy them with a piping hot bowl of rice. To increase the number of servings, you can liberally add shredded veggies to the meat base. If you prefer less oil, bake them instead of deep frying. Though chicken mince can also be used for this recipe, the orange sauce may overwhelm the flavor of the white meat. Feel free to experiment with the meatball seasoning to please your guests. If you're going for the baked version, keep the mince, a bit finer. It's time to quickly make these lip-smacking deep fried meatballs.
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Delicious Honey and White Pepper Chicken Wings

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These scrumptious chicken wings are going to melt on your taste buds making you crave for more and more. I've used a generous amount of honey which can be moderated to get a spicier version. There are different ways to cook these chicken wings, viz., pan frying, grilling, and baking. I'll use the first method because it is much simpler and gives equally good results. If you're looking for a fiery version of this recipe, substitute white pepper powder with freshly ground black pepper and that too, a bit more. If chicken wings are not available, you can use chicken legs too. One can also sprinkle some chili flakes on top of these wings, right before serving. Let's quickly prepare these delicious chicken wings.
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Delicious Thai Fish Cakes (Tod Mun Pla)

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If you love fish patties, here's another one to satisfy your taste buds. These deep-fried fish cakes are perfect for both as a tea time snack and as a serving in a cocktail party. Feel free to pair it with your favorite dip or sauce. The quantity of Thai red curry paste used in this recipe can be moderated as per your taste. You can prepare and refrigerate the seasoned fish mixture in advance and can quickly deep fry the patties as and when required. When served piping hot, these fish cakes smell divine making you crave for more and more. For best results, heat the oil up to a high temperature and switch back to a medium flame when frying the patties. Let's make these scrumptious Thai fish cakes for our loved ones.
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Sultana Cupcakes with Lemon Icing

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If you're a cupcake lover, these sultana cupcakes are going to make your day. These nice cupcakes can be stored for up to one week. Lemon icing is completely optional and can be omitted. For me, these cupcakes taste best when relished hot, but I'll advise to serve them when at room temperature as most people like it that way. Feel free to add a small portion of select chopped nuts to get some crunch. If you're making them in large quantities, use a food-grade airtight container for storage. If you prefer a bit firm consistency instead of going with a fluffy texture, slightly increase the baking time and temperature. It's time to quickly bake these light, fluffy, and delicious sultana cupcakes in our hot ovens, right now.
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Chicken Meatballs with Sweet and Sour Sauce

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Meatballs drenched in a flavorful sauce base is what you need to satisfy your craving taste buds. The following chicken meatball recipe can be completed in just half an hour. You can use a preferred white meat (firm) variety for these tasty meatballs. I've kept the meatball seasoning light and simple so that its flavor does not overpower the sauce. Leftovers of these meatballs can be stuffed in morning sandwiches. To get the best results, do not over-fry them and take them out when just done. If you're making them for the guests, you can keep the seasoned chicken mince in refrigerated form and can quickly fry them at the right time. Let's make these scrumptious and fulfilling chicken meatballs in a few simple steps.
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Spicy Lamb Dumplings

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Whether you're making a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian dumpling, a delicately flavored stuffing is what makes it a unique and fulfilling preparation. Dumplings are generally prepared in two ways. You can either cook them in boiling water or you can steam them. I prefer the latter option as the dumplings do not break and taste better when steamed correctly. Use fat-free lamb mince to get the best possible results. I always prefer to use readymade dumpling wrappers to save time. If you prefer, you can also use homemade wrappers. Feel free to moderate the flavoring ingredients as per your taste. Let's make these delicious, hot, and irresistible lamb dumplings in our kitchen. So, here we go!
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Avocado and Salmon Toast

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Start your day with a healthy breakfast and see the difference! The following toast recipe includes both salmon and avocado making it a nutritious and fulfilling option for the breakfast table. If salmon is not available, use shredded chicken breast. Vegetarians can replace salmon with cottage cheese. You can either use whole wheat flour or rye bread for the toast. You can also drizzle extra virgin olive oil on top of the toast right before serving. If you want to add a bit of heat within toast, feel free to sprinkle freshly cracked black pepper on top. A single well-stuffed toast can keep your teen charged all day long. Let's quickly make these healthy and irresistible toasts for our loved ones in a few easy steps.
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Greek Loukoumades Doughnuts Recipe

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Are you looking for a perfect tea time companion? Try these delicious Greek loukoumades doughnuts which are easy-to-make and tastes divine. Traditionally, these doughnuts are served drenched in honey or maple syrup though some prefer chocolate sauce. I've chosen the latter as everyone in my family prefers it. A perfect loukoumades doughnut is crispy from the outside and is airy or fluffy from the inside. These doughnuts go so well with a cup of strong tea or coffee. Feel free to use your preferred mix of nuts for garnish. Serve these doughnuts when lukewarm and drizzle chocolate sauce right before serving. It's time to make these mouthwatering doughnuts in a few easy steps for our friends and family.
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Garlic and Fresh Herbs Thin Crust Pizza

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I often use fresh garlic in my pizza topping and this one is no exception. The following thin crust pizza is light and is a perfect candidate for breakfast. The herbs used for the topping can be localized as per your preferences. When used in a generous quantity, garlic infuses strong flavor in the recipe, so make sure you're using just the right proportion of the same. Because the topping is not rich and heavy, avoid going for a thick crust. You can change the size of the crust though I'll recommend sticking with a standard medium-pan sized base. Leftovers of this pizza cannot be refrigerated. It's time to quickly make this delicious, fulfilling, and simple pizza for our loved ones. Feel free to experiment with the herbs mix.
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Delicious Deep Fried Crab Meat Balls

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Let's make an appetizer with crab meat. It's also a perfect candidate for a cocktail party. Serve it piping hot with your favorite dip. For best results, keep the raw meatballs chilled in a refrigerator and deep fry them right before serving. Vegetarians can substitute crab meat with combined potato and cauliflower mash. I prefer to serve these meatballs with honey mustard sauce. Use canola or peanut oil and fry them on a medium-high flame to get the best flavor. If you do not like deep-fried food, go ahead with the baking process. Without any fail, make extra servings of this appetizer as it's going to vanish from the platter in no time. Let's quickly make these meaty, fulfilling, and flavorful balls, right now!
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Grilled Five-Spice Chicken Wings

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The following chicken wings recipe is a quick and easy preparation one can make any time of the day. We've used Chinese five spice powder though you're free to use the local variant of the same. If a grill is not available, pan-fry these wings on a medium flame. Though chicken breast can also be used with the same seasoning, I'll strongly recommend sticking with the wings to get the best possible authentic flavor. It can be served both as a starter and as a main course entry. One can also add cayenne pepper to add a bit more fire in the flavor. If you're going to char-grill them, nothing can be better than that. You can serve these wings with your preferred dip or sauce. Let's quickly make these hot chicken wings.
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Delicious Lamb Chops with Creamy Peanut Sauce

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It's time to a cook lamb chops served with creamy Thai peanut sauce. Nothing tastes as good as properly cooked tender lamb meat. If you prefer to use your very own local dip, feel free to replace it with peanut sauce. I've kept the chops' flavor mild which can be moderated as per your taste. These chops are pan-seared which can be changed to grilled version too. If you're using white meat like chicken legs, pay attention to the cooking time to get the best results. You can also use boneless lamb meat instead of using chops. To make the serving a bit spicy, you can add few chili flakes to the peanut sauce. So here we go to make these lip smacking lamb chops served with equally tasty Thai peanut sauce.
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Spicy Quail with Black Pepper Sauce

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I often make quail in different forms with unique combinations of seasoning ingredients. This one is extremely spicy and tastes great. Serve this delicious quail preparation with simple fried rice and flatbread. The black pepper sauce used in this recipe can be used for chicken too. To get the best results and the desired flavor, do not change the proportions of the sauce ingredients. If prepared in excess, you can keep this recipe in refrigerated form for up to 2 days. Just before serving, squeeze a generous amount of lime juice on top. You can also make the oil-free baked version of this mouthwatering recipe. Let's get started and quickly make this fulfilling and flavorful quail recipe in a few simple steps.
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Delicious Lemon Tart Recipe

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It's time to dig in a lemony sweet delight you're going to love to the core. Tarts are popular all over the globe and nowadays there are literally countless ways to make this mouth-watering dessert. Lemon tart is quite easy-to-make and requires few ingredients. The quantity of lime juice and lemon zest can be moderated as per your preference. Although this tart is served at the room temperature, I prefer the overnight refrigerated version. If you like, you can dust these delicious pastries with icing sugar though I love to present the plain version. You can also use this recipe to make orange tart replacing lemon with orange. So, here we go to make this awesome lemon tart recipe in a few simple steps.
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Bok Choy, Broccoli, and Mushroom Clear Soup

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Vegetable clear soup is one of the healthiest options to rejuvenate your digestive tract. For the soup base, you can either go for light vegetable stock (preferred) or can opt for low-sodium chicken broth. Bok Choy is mandatory for this soup, so try not to substitute it with something else. But yes, you can definitely opt for a local mushroom variety. Though I love rich and creamy soups, this clear soup is also among my favorites. If you prefer, you can add some sesame oil to the soup to add a bit of sharpness. This is one of the best ways to make your kids eat broccoli which they generally try to avoid. So, let's quickly make this delicious, light, and fulfilling clear soup preparation for our loved ones and friends.
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Roasted Chicken with Sapphire Potatoes and Cherry Tomatoes

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This delicious main course preparation is one of the simplest recipes you can prepare any time of the day. We've used purple sapphire potatoes for this delicious recipe which can be substituted with the regular potatoes if the former variety is not available in your locality. You can make it with fish too. I've kept the seasoning mild which can be moderated, at will. One can also add eggplant and broccoli to this recipe. It goes well with brown rice or cheesy bread. Instead of using whole potatoes, you can dice them before adding to the tray. Use a generous amount of olive oil to get the best results. It's time to make this scrumptious, fulfilling, and an irresistible roasted chicken recipe for our loved ones.
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Pumpkin with Cumin and Curry Leaves Tempering

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I learned this delicious recipe from one of my Indian neighbors and it came out nicely at home. If you're unfamiliar with it, tempering is a common process used in the local cuisine of the Indian subcontinent. It involves heating of ground or whole spices in hot vegetable oil or in clarified butter and then adding it on top of the complete recipe. This adds both aroma and flavor to the recipe. To get the best results, use raw pumpkin with its skin. It's a milder version of the recipe with a hint of sweet flavor. If you prefer a spicy flavor, feel free to make the necessary adjustments. While making the recipe, do not mash the pumpkin pieces. Let's cook this simple yet tasty pumpkin recipe which tastes great with a flatbread.
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Meatball and Macaroni Soup with Carrot and Zucchini

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This wholesome soup is nutritious and fulfilling at the same time. I'm sure your kids are going to love it to the fullest. This soup has ample scope for experimentation. Red meat meatballs are used in this soup but you're free to use white meat. Similarly, feel free to use your favorite pasta variety. Zucchini, carrot, and corn add the required fiber content in the soup. If you want to make the rich and creamy version of this soup, add a generous quantity of cheese. Vegetarians can simply replace meatballs with tofu or cottage cheese. For best results, add parboiled veggies in the simmering soup few minutes before switching off the flame. Let's quickly make this hot and tasty soup for hungry tummies.
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