Stilton ice cream salad

I did what so many do, I bought a kitchen gadget and I used it once. It was an ice cream machine and I haven’t had time to think of ice cream over the holidays but left with a stash of cheese after Christmas I thought about cheese ice cream, to be more specific, stilton … Continue reading

Meringues, festive buns and chocolate dumplings

Lately I have been thinking about baking. It is different from cooking where I can just add things, sometimes on a feeling. There are a few things I can bake but I almost never stray. This time I wanted to make an effort and see how it would go. I set aside almost a full … Continue reading

Trout stuffed with grapefruit and roasted quinoa

I finally started clearing out my closet, something that has been postponed from my to do list for way too long! I cleared out so much I am not quite sure where it all came from but it felt quite cleansing and hopefully it will help my local charity at the same time. This took … Continue reading

Chestnut, macadamia, pecan and chocolate brownies

When we picked chestnuts I gave some to my neighbour. She was delighted and dreamily talked about the combination of chocolate and chestnuts. I dried most of ours and when I was asked to contribute with cake to a local rugby club to sell for charity I was delighted. I took it as a baking … Continue reading