ice cream

Watermelon Granita

Granitas make the best welcome anyone can get. Mine was inspired by the desire of using leftover watermelon chunks. Summer and watermelon are fast friends, but when you convert the watermelon into its frozen granita form, its more like BEST friends.

The best part? ALL the hard work is done by the freezer!

Start by blending together leftover watermelon with sugar syrup in a food processor or blender. Add a touch of lime juice to bring some zing and acidity to the granita. Once you’re happy with the taste, pour into a flat-ish container that is freezer friendly.

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Made from Scratch: Madagascar Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

SS bought me this innovative and exciting book – Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home– 2 years ago, as a part of a bevy of fabulous cookbooks for my birthday. I did attempt to make ice cream once using Jeni’s recipe, which if I recall accurately, was titled ‘The Darkest Chocolate Ice Cream In The […] Read more…

Peach Melba à la Nigella

There is one fail safe person to turn to, when the desire to nurse a gluttonous desire unfurls, and that person is unmistakeably Nigella. My mum and I have spend uncountable afternoons in front of the telly, watching her legitimise all those feelings for food, in her trademarked descriptive kind of way. One of her […] Read more…

A Taste of Cordon Bleu, London

Le Cordon Bleu has always been on my agenda of dreams, and this summer, I can officially say that its been ticked off! The Cordon Bleu has been an premier and leading institution in the culinary world for time immemorial. I signed up for a 1-day ‘taster’ of the patisserie workshop, and the day that […] Read more…

Salted Caramel

Happy new year to all!! Here is the perfect recipe to kick-start the year, with a cup of homemade heaven. The house was wrapped in the gorgeousness that was the heady scent of the sugar sizzling away into a think rich almost yellow gold caramel. A hundred and thousand and million times better than ANY […] Read more…

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