Thursday, August 30, 2012

Sun Dried-Tomato-Pistachio Polenta Cake

I was really looking forward for our 8th bake of The Home Bakers (THB) hosted by Joyce of The Kitchen Flavours . The reason being was we will be baking a savory cake  & my family love savory cakes .  Currently we are baking recipes from Lou Seibert Papas cookbook – Coffee Cake .  This recipe was chosen by one of our member,Vyette of My Worldwide Culinary Adventure . I was really glad that she has selected this recipe & I was convinced that this is a fabulous cake . Savory cakes are very common over here in France & I’ve  baked a number of savory cakes or cornbreads especially during summer time & it’s our all time favorite . I simply love the moist  grainy  texture of polenta in this full with flavour cake . I’m a huge fan of sun dried tomatoes so this is certainly my kind of cake to enjoy for brunch or as an appetizer . A very tasty cake with Parmesan cheese , sun dried tomatoes & olive oil ,everything that reminded me of Italy . My family love this cake so much that they have requested it  for a potluck party this Saturday. So here you go , another winner recipe from this cookbook to enjoy with families & friends .  Can't wait to try another savory cake recipe from this cookbook of Lou Seibert Papas.

For full recipe please go to  Yvette of My Worldwide Culinary Adventure .  And for more wonderful bakes from of other members of The Home Baker please click HERE

1)      Beat egg till light. Add in olive oil, herbs & honey , blend well.

2)      Stir in dry ingredients into alternate with yogurt.

3)      Add sun dried tomatoes; pistachio & parmesan cheese. Beat till well combined.

4)      Pour batter in cake pan & sprinkle with pistachio & cheese. Bake for 30 mins till golden brown. Best serve warm.

Jane Austen moment in Persuasion
Chapter 11

Captain Harville, though not equalling Captain Wentworth in manners, was a perfect gentleman, unaffected, warm, and obliging. Mrs Harville, a degree less polished than her husband, seemed, however, to have the same good feelings; and nothing could be more pleasant than their desire of considering the whole party as friends of their own, because the friends of Captain Wentworth, or more kindly hospitable than their entreaties for their all promising to dine with them. The dinner, already ordered at the inn, was at last, though unwillingly, accepted as a excuse; but they seemed almost hurt that Captain Wentworth should have brought any such party to Lyme, without considering it as a thing of course that they should dine with them.