• Snake Gourd Pasta Sauce - Tomato free!

    Snake Gourd Pasta Sauce - Tomato free!

    Serves 2

    Did you know that a fully ripened snake gourd vegetable transforms into a wonderful tomato replacement? The pulp surrounding the seeds are a bright red color and have a sweet flavor. The orange creamy pulp that is on the skin has a very nice mild pumpkin flavor and has the texture of very creamy mashed potatoes. These two pulps blended together create a smooth sauce and when adding yogurt whey (the sour flavor) it creates a perfect tomato sauce! So delicious!

    Here is the wonderful dish I put together together today. Mostly all ingredients came from the garden!

  • Fried Taro Root Chips

    Fried Taro Root Chips

    Serves 3

    If you live in the tropics, taro root is a great vegetable to grow on a self sufficient farm. It gives a lot of food and there are so many different ways of preparing dishes with it. Try these fried taro chips. They're crunchy and delicious!

  • Magical Pink Tulsi Infused Lemonade

    Magical Pink Tulsi Infused Lemonade

    Serves 4

    It is spring time and the Tulasi Manjaris are blooming by the hundreds. We have lots of her to offer to Kṛṣṇa. What to do with all the mahaprasad manjaris after offering them to Kṛṣṇa? Here is a lovely and magical drink that is sure to increase your devotion for Tulasi! Tulasi Maharani ki jaya!

    "Lord Hari has personally declared that even after committing thousands of sinful activities in the early part of his life, if one eats tulasi leaves, he will be freed from the reactions to all his sins."

    Hari-Bhakti-Vilasa 9.218

All natural non-stick cake and cupcake liners

My husband suggested using banana leaf as a non-stick cake liner and the results were absolutely amazing!

Continue reading for full tutorial....

Just cut the banana leaf to the shape of the dish, pour in the cake batter and bake as usual. When done, let the cake cool a little and then turn the cake upside down on a plate or over your hand. The cake will easily fall out. Then peel the leaves off and that is it! We highly recommend using banana leaf for all your baking! It even gives a special flavor to the cake that is similar to chocolate!

Click here to watch video tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5T9P-Vcx-ok

Tutorial:

First you will need to cut the leaves to the shape of the baking dish. Just place your baking dish on top of the leaf and use a sharp knife to cut along the edge of the bottom of the dish like this.

Then cut smaller pieces to fill in the edges like this.

Now you are ready to pour in your cake batter and bake as required by recipe.

Here is what it looks like when you take it out of the oven.

Now let the cake cool for about 20 minutes. Then flip the cake upside down and it will easily fall right out. You can then begin peeling off the leaves.

That's it! Your cake is ready!

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  • Magical Pink Tulsi Infused Lemonade
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