Tag Archives: Ice cream

Delving Deep Into My Kitchen Drawer. Chocolate Date and Nut Torte With Sour Cream Ice Cream.

This weekend I delved deep into my kitchen drawer and retrieved a  half-forgotten, crumpled page bearing a wonderful  recipe for a gorgeous meringue torte.  For many years this cake, laden with a luscious mix of  dark chocolate, hazelnuts, almonds and … Continue reading

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The Summer Edition. An Easy Indulgence. Soft Scoop, No Churn Lime Ice Cream.

One sure sign that the summer holidays are well and truly over is the start of the new school year. This weekend we were thrust into the hurly burly of a full schedule of sport commitments. Soaring temperatures, traffic snarls … Continue reading

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Fuss Free For A Very Cool Yule. Christmas Pudding Ice Cream With Chocolate Ice Magic Topping and Cherries.

With the Christmas party season in full swing and preparations for the big day well under way, there seems to be very little time to sit back, relax and smell the roses.  Throw in a little heat and, dare I … Continue reading

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A Trip Down Memory Lane. Australian Milk Bar Red Back Spiders. Vanilla Ice Cream, Raspberry Coulis And Coca Cola.

Remembering  the good old  Aussie Milk Bar. The cornerstone of any self respecting city suburb or country town. Mixed businesses usually run by Greek or Italian immigrants. Friendly, communal places where you could pick up the newspaper, a bottle of … Continue reading

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Not For The Faint-Hearted. One Pan White Chocolate Chip Caramel Skillet Cookie With A Hot Chocolate Fudge Sauce, Strawberries and Ice Cream.

This recipe is not for the faint-hearted. I could feel my arteries hardening as I whipped it up for my hungry teenagers this afternoon. Perfect fare for a wet winter’s afternoon. It’s school holiday time again. The weather is too … Continue reading

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Mes Petits Choux. Ice-Cream Choux Pastry Puffs with Nigella Lawson’s Salted Caramel Sauce.

On the week-end I needed a quick and easy dessert. Something that could be whipped up from the contents of my pantry and refrigerator. Wasn’t too time consuming. And had a little bit of wow factor. Since our visit to … Continue reading

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Hola! Mad About Paletas

I have an obsession with all things ice cream – gelato, sorbet, tartuffo, glace, granita, cassata, semifreddo, sherbet, tortoni , frozen yoghurt, parfait, sundae – you name it, if its frozen and sweet I’ve tried it. So how is it … Continue reading

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Strawberry Paletas with Balsamic and Lemon

Strawberry Paletas with Balsamic and Lemon Original recipe courtesy of Paletas by Fany Gerson. Adapted by The Paddington Foodie Makes 8-10 Ingredients 4 cups of fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed … Continue reading

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Raspberry Paletas with Hibiscus and Rosehip Tea

Raspberry Paletas with Hibiscus and Rosehip Tea Original recipe courtesy of Paletas by Fany Gerson. Adapted by The Paddington Foodie. Makes 8-10 Ingredients 2 cups hibiscus tea cooler (see recipe below) 2/3 cup sugar 4 cups raspberries, fresh or frozen Finely grated … Continue reading

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Roasted Banana Paletas with Grated Chocolate

Roasted Banana Paleta with Grated Chocolate Original recipe courtesy of Paletas by Fany Gerson. Adapted by The Paddington Foodie Makes 8-10 Ingredients 3 ripe bananas 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 cup milk 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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