Home made ice cream for a baking hot day, no machinery required, simply stir and freeze
Puddings / Desserts
Homemade, fresh lime simple syrup
A fresh and delicious simple lime syrup to use in cocktails, spoon over fresh fruit salad, ice cream, waffles etc. Use in milk shakes and hot and cold drinks too
A roulade recipe using mincemeat, Bramley apple and whipped cream – gluten free
Light and delicious, this easy roulade recipe can be adapted for many different fillings for all the different seasons
Baked Marmalade Sponge
A delicious marmalade sponge that can be baked in the oven, microwaved or steamed. Great after Sunday lunch!
Easy Poached Pears Without Alcohol
These easy poached pears are made without alcohol, are super tasty, taste indulgent and are budget option
Things You May Never Need To Buy Again – Gourmet Ice Cream
A while ago, I experimented with a tin of condensed milk and discovered that condensed milk, double cream and thick greek yogurt make easy peasy gourmet ice cream
Old fashioned self saucing chocolate pudding. Quick and easy, no complicated method, and a mere 20p a serving
I fancied a little chocolate pudding yesterday, one of those ones that makes it own sauce.
Salted caramel cheesecake
If you like salted caramel, you’ll love this! A crispy crushed biscuit base, velvety cheesecake, topped with sticky salted caramel – yum!
A brisk Sunday walk and a mulled wine apple crumble
Darkness and Light January and February are such dark and gloomy months. I like to get outside whenever I can to get some daylight on my face. Can’t say sunshine as there probably wont be any! Yesterday, Mike had cabin fever and was pacing the house, it was dark,...
Bed time ice cream?
Dinner with friends and family last night was lovely, of course! Lots of chat and laughter. Got home very late and slept only fitfully, so am pretty tired today. It seems to be that if I miss what my system considers to be my sleeping ‘slot’, it gets all out of kilter...
Lots of pink, bees and raspberry ice cream or mousse, 31p
Picked lots and lots of raspberries and loganberries from the canes in the garden this afternoon, they’re doing really well. Lots more to come yet. So, you know what I’m going to say now don’t you! Yes, I made some raspberry ice cream! It thickened up so nicely in the...
Another successful experiment. Mandarin ice cream, 17p
Although I have four extremely large tins of mandarins, I opened a much smaller one yesterday to try mandarin flavour ice cream. I had the second pot of double cream to use, but no more yogort. So I thought I’d try it with just cream to see what the difference was....