Homemade Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Praline Ice Cream

Homemade Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Praline Ice Cream

Early spring brings crops of rhubarb to the garden. Rhubarb is a versatile fruit, but my favourite way of eating it is in a crumble, mixed with a few early season strawberries. I usually serve crumble with ice cream as it cools down the surface-of-the-sun hot fruit. Wanting to try out the new ice cream…

eggnog fudge truffles

Eggnog Fudge Truffles

This recipe was originally developed to go in my 2015 Christmas Edible Gift hamper. This one was a new fudge flavour for me. I figured that since Eggnog is largely cream, one of the main components of fudge, that it would work very well. It did. Using ready made eggnog is easier, but you can…

Gingerbread Iced Christmas Wreath cookies

2015 Christmas Hamper round up

Yes, I know it’s February, but I decided to take some time off over the festive season to recharge the old batteries. While much of the northern hemisphere has been under a blanket of snow, Nottingham is under it’s usual grey clouds. Temperatures are strangely mild for the season. We had some proper wintery weather,…

Whisky Fudge

Whisky Fudge

Or Whiskey Fudge if you’re American. They like the unnecessary e 😉 I did a post a few days ago all about the art (and science) of making fudge. As I said there, I am still learning, but the satisfying texture and flavour of fudge makes the time – and it can be quite time…

new to fudge making

New to Fudge Making

1. Science 2. History 3. Basic Technique 4. Equipment 5. Tips 6. Troubleshooting I have been making fudge for a few years now, but I am still learning. There are many different techniques and you just have to find which one works best for you. I still have the odd ‘fail’, and rather than giving…

spiced orange and cranberry chocolate bark

Spiced Orange and Cranberry Chocolate Bark

The second item in my 2014 Christmas goodie box is my Spiced Orange and Cranberry Chocolate Bark. Chocolate bark is a very easy gift to make, and even easier to customise. The only thing that limits you is your imagination. All you need to decide is a theme, whether that be a flavour, a holiday…