Ricotta Ice Cream with Sea Salt & Salted Caramel

Sea Salt Ice cream

 

It’s 9:30am, and it’s my first day of freedom – no child (off to his dad’s for the summer) and no job for 10 days. I can do anything I want! HURRAH!  I made ice-cream. Because I’m a grown up. And I can eat ice-cream whenever I want. Especially if there’s no small child around…

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Green Tea Cake with Lemon Cream

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It is a fact of my life that if it is raining outside, I will invariably be baking. Is there anything more soothing and comforting for a cook on a rainy day? (To be honest, off the top of my head having a massage, a hot bath, watching a movie, napping, reading are probably right up there before baking). Read more

Christmas Spring Rolls

 

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Fusion. Such a dirty word to so many foodies. NOT THIS ONE!  No one else but third culture kids will know the joy of eating hard-boiled eggs with Maggi sauce, or condensed milk on toast. There is a lot to be said for the meeting of East and West…

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Beetroot Brownies & A Small Rant

 
Beetroot Brownie 

  Let me start by saying I don’t actually have this problem with my kid. He’s pretty good about eating his greens.  But I have had a lot of people asking lately about what I’m doing that makes him so good at eating his food. The answer is…wait for it… I DON’T GIVE HIM A CHOICE.

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Honey Cinnamon Waffles

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This is a delicious breakfast dish, equal parts healthy and sinful.  You can add a handful of oats to boost the fibre power, and use a mix of whole wheat and white flours (as I did) or just be totally sinful and go white.  Serve with extra crispy bacon.  Buttermilk isn’t always easy to find but you can make your own by souring a glass of fresh milk with a tablespoon of white vinegar or lemon juice.  

Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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Banana Icecream

Summer is on its way! After all the weeks of rain, we have had two days of glorious sunshine. I almost wept with happiness.  What better way to celebrate than with a dish of gorgeous home-made ice cream? Read more