Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 1 hour 5 mins Serves: 4
Make 1 loaf (8 slices)
Recipe Ingredients :
Self-raising flour 130g
Sweet corn kernels 200g blanched, or use tinned
Baking powder 1 tsp
Golden caster sugar 2 tsp
Whole milk 240ml
Butter 170g plus extra for the tin
Egg 1, beaten
Streaky bacon 6 rashers fried until crisp and cut into strips.
Recipe Method :
Heat the oven to 190c/fat170c/gas5.Sift the flour into a bowl. Add the cornmeal, sweet corn, baking powder and sugar.
Put the milk and butter into a pan and melt oven a very low heat. Mix the buttery milk into the flour mixture with a beaten egg until it is well combined. Add half of the bacon strips and season with salt and pepper. Butter a 900g loaf tin, pour the mixture in and sprinkle oven the rest of the bacon.
Bake for 40 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean. Leave to cool in its tin. Serve slightly warm with butter, or with scrambled eggs and smoked salmon.
Life always gives big opportunities in the form of small hints. The big move in Pankaj Bhadouria’s life came with a small step when she decided to leave her successful teaching career spanning over 16 years and enter India's 1st televised cookery reality show - MasterChef India on the leading GEC - Star Plus.
And as they say, fortune favours the brave, Pankaj went on to become a worthy winner and with it India's first ever MasterChef.
The comfort of the classroom gave way to the adulations, accolades and a host of achievements. Pankaj hosted her first cookery show - "Chef Pankaj ka Zayka" on Star Plus during Sep-Oct 2011 where she showcased her passion for cooking. The success of this daily show added another flavor to her sweet success.