Finally, a satisfying no-churn ice cream! Cold and creamy with a light tang. Satisfying dense velvety texture. All yours for five ingredients, no cooking–just a few minutes of gentle whisking and a rest in the freezer.
Let me introduce you to my new favourite biscuit: black sesame shortbread. I wasn’t expecting them to be a favourite; it just happened. I fiddled with a recipe, ate the resulting biscuits, and was delighted. Just sweet enough. Crisp, with the lightest crumb, and richly fragrant with earthy black sesame. They’re also very simple to make, even in a […]
Since it is slowly (very slowly) becoming milder outside in my corner of the world, I’ve been looking at cold desserts which work in my tiny kitchen and shoebox freezer. My flat is much too small for an ice cream machine of any sort, which is a shame as I do love making ice cream, but it has […]
From the archives: a fragrant salty-sweet rice pudding I remember my Pearents making. They didn’t much go in for sweets, preferring fresh fruit or my attempts at baking, but they’d sometimes make huge batches of this, scooping it out from a pot in the fridge and reheating perfectly in the microwave. It’s easy, comforting, and you can control exactly how […]
A classic Victoria sponge: light, tender, buttery cake sandwiching a tangy-sweet layer of raspberry jam and buttercream. Don’t tell any of them in the WI, but I filled the sponge with homemade raspberry honey lemongrass jam. You can of course use any raspberry jam you want–perhaps choose one which isn’t overly sweet so it balances the buttercream […]