Pumpking Sweety

Pumpking Sweety

Pumpkin or squash is an original plant from America, and has been part of the basic Mexican diet for centuries as it grows along with our precious corn and beans. This delicious recipe for pumpkin sweet is one of the easiest and nicest ways to enjoy this affordable vegetable. In Mexico it is very traditional to prepare this dish for Day of the Death on 2nd November. Besides being pumpkin season, it is a sweet present for your death altar. I am writting the instructions with a pressure cooker. If you don’t have one d Ingredients 1 kilo Pumpkin 250 grs. Rapadura sugar 150 ml. water 1 Cinnamon stick Method Steps Take the seeds and hairy bits our of the pumpkin and cut into pieces In a pressure cooker place the pumpkin, water, cinnamon and sprinkle the sugar over the pumpkin. Set the pressure cooker for 15 minutes. Enjoy with a spoon of cream or just...
Banana Bread

Banana Bread

The history of banan bread starts 800 years ago when bananas were first cultivated in Papua New Guinea. The Portugese brought this delicious plant to American around the 15th century. The popularization of baking soda and baking powder allowed for banana bread to be born in the U.S. It was first featured in American cookbooks in the 1930’s and ever since loved by the rest of the world. Mexico has a great variety of bananas, being the most popular the “Tabasco” kind (very similar to Cavendish bananas here in Austrlia). Annually it produces about 2.2 tons of bananas. This recipe is the traditional way my mom makes banana bread and how I learned to make it myself. It is perfect for when you find out your bananas have become too brown. It goes dreamily with wholemeal flour. Ingredients: 4 Brown bananas smashed 3 Eggs 1 Can condensed milk 90gr Melted butter (unsalted) 2 Cups of flour (320gr.) 2 Teaspoons of baking powder 1/4 Teaspoon baking soda Icing Sugar Preheat oven at 200C Beat the smashed bananas with the eggs. Add the condensed milk and the butter. Sift the flour, baking powder and baking soda; add to banana mix, outflanking. Pour in a baking container with a baking paper cover (Alternatively you can lightly grease and flour the container). Bake for 40 minutes, or until by introducing a toothpick it comes out clean. Take the bread out of the oven and spread icing sugar to taste. Prep 10 mins. Oven 40...