I had a huge carton of juicy, luscious strawberries at home which refused to empty!!! I made milk shakes, strawberry with cream and even an cake but….nope they refused to exhaust themselves…. And since they have a very limited shelf life I had to do something, I hate to waste them. My kiddo was fed up just watching those strawberries so I decided to pair them up with something he just couldnt resist…..Nothing like a Vanilla Souffle to pep up my kiddo!!! And since vanilla is so versatile it goes with a lot of other flavors. Here instead of making just one king sized portion I made small individual cups so that they could be topped with a variety of toppings. I also pairs it with chocolate and it tastes just wonderful. So with this versatile souffle you can just let go and experiment!!!
Separate the egg whites and the egg yolks. Add the gelatine to a little warm water and keep aside to bloom.
Heat the milk in a saucepan, when warm add the sugar and the egg yolks and whisk till the egg yolks are mixed fully and the custard starts to thicken. Turn off the flame when about to boil. Remove and keep aside. Add the vanilla essence n gelatine
Beat the egg whites till stiff. Whip the cream. When the custard is totally cool, add the cream and mix. Next add the egg whites and fold gently.
Here You can either set the souffle in one big jelly mold or pour it in small individual plastic cups as I did.
For the strawberry coulis, chop the strawberry finely. Mix the pieces with the strawberry crush. For serving, Demold the souffle and pour the coulis around it. Garnish with fresh strawberry.
Since Vanilla goes well with a variety of flavors you can experiment with different topping. I drizzled some chocolate sauce on the souffle and garnished it with chocolate vermicelli.
Hi! I am Sonali, mom to a fast growing teenager and a homemaker.I love to cook, read and travel ( and in that order). I believe that travel keeps the cook ever so innovative. Each time I travel, I scourge the market places and eateries for some new ingredient or recipies. I believe that every type of cuisine has its own story to relate……One that’s fascinating.Being born and brought up in Mumbai which is often called “a melting pot of culinary delights” helped me explore and experiment with a wide range of cuisines.So come share with me the tang of lime, the bite of chilli, the fresh herbs, the crunch of raw veggies and experience the wide spectrum of textures and sharp flavours of different cusines.
I’m Harshada Sandhan and welcome to NamakShamak.com..my little world of culinary adventure ,where I pour my successful kitchen experiments,rustic learnings and travelogues into systematic ,easy to follow recipes and fun to read blogs.
I hope you find my recipes helpful and my blogs as interesting as much as I ve enjoyed Cooking ,Clicking and Writing them.
Working professional turned Food Blogger, Harshada Sandhan discovered her passion towards cooking after the birth of her son. The numerous recipes, tried and tested in her kitchen soon found their way on her food blog NamakShamak.com, run by Harshada and her sister Sonali. Mumbai born Harshada is Married into a Maratha Family, and is known for her unique Khandeshi Recipes and Rustic Mumbai Vadvaali Cuisine. She was also featured in online magazines like Salt(Ezine by Food Bloggers Association of India), in editions of Pune and Mumbai Mirror (Times of India). Namakshamak.com and has also won an award for Regional Blog (Awards by the Food Blogger Association of India) in 2016.
Harshada is a self-confessed bakeaholic and enjoys baking treats for her kids and fmaily. She also retails her Baking ,Gourmet Chocolates and Confectionery under “Angel Delicacies”, a venture she started with her friend Sangeeta and Sister Sonali. Angel Delicacies currently operates in Thane and Mumbai and works with individuals and corporates on customised gifting solutions.
Harshada also likes developing fusion recipes with nutritious Indian ingredients in her kitchen.
She’s a kitchen gadget freak, and loves working with modern kitchen tools and gadgets. She’s always on a look out for online websites offering gourmet food ingredients and learning newer kitchen trends. An avid reader, Harshada also loves writing about food and culinary travel. Harshada is currently based in Thane ,Mumbai with her husband and two Sons.
Most of us Ubanites have this new found love for a space that’ll give us some “space”..Literally!
A place outside the boundaries of your home or workplace where you can be alone or with your friends and not be bothered with the hovering staff to take your order, execute and slap a bill and wait for you to empty space. I love my personal space and I’m very protective about it. So when the saturation sets in, ( being a mom to two naughty boys, I need to reset myself very often) I head to a nearby cafe just alone or with my bestie to spend next few hours in peace.