This is the most decadent, flavourful, and authentic tasting strawberry ice cream I’ve ever made. I think you will agree. Yield: 1.5 pints (approximately) ○ Active Time: 45 minutes ○ Total Time: 6 hours Equipment: ice cream maker Ingredients ¾ cup (360 ml) whole milk 2 ¼ (550 ml) cups half-and-half cream 1 cup (8oz,… Continue reading Strawberry Ice Cream
Noon Chai with Raspberry Linzer Cookies
While wrapping your Christmas gifts, don't forget to spoil yourself!
Scalcione Di Cipolle (Savoury Onion Pie)
Some people might turn their nose up at an onion and anchovy pie. But not the Italians! Lucky for us, Italian heritage isn't a prerequisite for appreciating sweet, slow-cooked onions with salty anchovies and olives. While Scalcione Di Cipolle is traditionally made with dense and crumbly pie dough, I prefer a flaky crust and have… Continue reading Scalcione Di Cipolle (Savoury Onion Pie)
Thought I'd share some pics of the Yule Logs I've made for clients. Time to start planning for Christmas 2018!
If you’ve ever wondered how people cook and enjoy breadfruit, give my Breadfruit Chips recipe a try! These oddball fruits are mildly flavoured, starchy, and just perfect for frying. They pair beautifully with a spicy Caribbean dipping sauce.
Hot Cross Buns
Whether you prepare these for Easter, or serve them throughout the year, Hot Cross Buns are best enjoyed with soft butter and your favourite jam. Yield: Approx. 18 ○ Active Time: 80 minutes ○ Total Time: 4-5 hours Ingredients 2 black tea bags 125g dried currants 80g unsalted butter 300ml whole milk 1 tsp salt 500g… Continue reading Hot Cross Buns
Moroccan Couscous Salad with Golden Raisins, Cashews, and Carrots
This salad is a lovely accompaniment to Moroccan tajines or spiced meats. The cumin and vegetable stock add a nice earthy/saltiness to the dish. The plump raisins and grenadine syrup add a touch of sweetness. This is all about flavour and balance. Feel free to add pomegranate seeds for greater impact! Prep time: 20 minutes… Continue reading Moroccan Couscous Salad with Golden Raisins, Cashews, and Carrots
Guinep (Quenepa, Mamoncillo, Chennette, Spanish Lime)
It's guinep season! Whoopee! Available in North America from June to late August, guinep fruits are imported from several countries in the Caribbean. Grocery stores that service West Indian populations are more likely to carry these little gems. (Don’t expect to see them at big name grocery chains). Guinep fruits belong to the soapberry family. Like a lychee or longan,… Continue reading Guinep (Quenepa, Mamoncillo, Chennette, Spanish Lime)