Chicago, USA: Photo Diary

-Willis Tower – SkyDeck – Sunset on Lake Michigan – Lakefront – Cloud Gate – Magnificent Mile – -Taste of Chicago Food Festival – Lincoln Park – Millennium Park – -Cycle tour of Chicago – View from Museum Campus –

Passionfruit soft-bake Biscuits

These biscuits were inspired by a food market from around the world in my local town of Chichester, found at an Italian street vender, they offered me a sample of this biscuit that simply melted in my mouth, flavoured delicately. I set out to replicate it, using butter as the main component, adding cornflour and…

Mint Chocolate Chip Macarons

Mint Choc Chip is a strong contender for my favourite traditional ice cream flavour. Macarons are a strong contender for my favourite biscuit, so together, so much mmmm. The macaron shell is made from the basic ingredients with green food colouring, the buttercream has peppermint extract added to it, studded with dark chocolate chips, sandwiched…

Lake Erie, Ohio: Photo Diary

  -Sunset on Lake Erie – S’mores fireside – Lake swimming – Sparkling Rhubarb wine-     -Firelands Winery – Feeding deer – Sandusky – Lagoon Deer Park- Wine flights –  

Lemon Meringue Pie Ice Cream

Lemon meringue pie is quite possibly one of my favourite desserts (I have lots of favourites!) The tartness of the lemons matched with the sweet fluffy meringue is a delight so why not incorporate these flavours into ice cream?! Lacing the cream mix with lemon curd and crumbling in meringue, it flavours ice cream perfectly….

Honey and Spelt Sourdough

I feel like I’m finally getting to grips with sourdough, I’ve mastered the simple sourdough loaf so I thought it was time to get some flavours going. This honey and spelt works wonderfully together, the spelt flour providing a nuttiness whilst the honey complements this with its sweetness, the depth of the sourdough finishes it…

New York, USA: Photo Diary

-Empire State Building – Grand Central Station – Magnolias – City of Dreams – -The High Line – Sweet Moment – Street Art – Chelsea Market – -Carriage ride of Central Park – Statue of Liberty – Staten Island Ferry View – Sunset at Salvation Taco – -Brooklyn – Flea Market – DUMBO – Brooklyn Bridge…

Homemade FAB Ice Lollies

Childhood ice lolly favourites, remember all the tasty treats from the freezer. Well here I break down the FAB ice lolly into homemade goodness, with just as much of the fun and a lot of the FAB! Homemade FAB style ice lollies (makes 4 ice lollies, you will need an upright ice lolly mould) Ingredients:…

Bailey’s Ice cream Cookie Sandwich

Ice cream is a must for this weather, its literally been 30oC here in England and I hope it continues all summer long. Here is a recipe for a slightly more adult version of the ice cream cookie sandwich, featuring a touch of baileys to give it that little kick. Bailey’s Ice cream Cookie Sandwich…