Romancing the Rhubarb

By |February 9th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fillings, Ice cream & Sorbet, Jams & Preserves, Special Diet|

I have to confess I've never been interested in, let alone understood, Valentine's Day.  The way I see it, if I need to have a special day set aside to remember to tell someone I loved them, I might have

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Chocolate Almond Breeze Gelato

By |June 7th, 2013|All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Ice cream & Sorbet, Nuts, Special Diet|

I road-tested Almond Breeze Chocolate a while ago.   This is highly unusual for me as I generally either make my own almond milk or simply buy the Almond Breeze unsweetened plain variety.  I like to add my own flavouring

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Fresh Mint Protein Gelato

By |December 30th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Protein, Protein Desserts, Protein Gelato, Special Diet|

When I posted a recipe for a fresh mint and chocolate chunk ice cream, I was blown away by how many of you really love chocolate and mint ice cream, even just mint ice cream on its own!  How good

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Gelato Panna e Amarene

By |December 19th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Fruit, Ice cream & Sorbet, Jams & Preserves, Special Diet|

We always recall the truly memorable food moments in our lives with a smile and a longing to revisit the flavours, the textures, the sensory experience of that gastronomic interlude.  Sometimes we can, other times it must remain a sublime

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Lebkuchen Semifreddo

By |December 9th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Ice cream & Sorbet, Special Diet|

I was going to make my lebkuchen cookies this year but it looks to be a warm one this Christmas.  Yes, yes, lucky us, hey ... with our summery Christmas :) Except that those of us with European heritage get

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Fresh Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

By |October 2nd, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Desserts, Ice cream & Sorbet, Special Diet|

I call him Fred.  Fred and the Cat have become the best of friends.  He's been dropping by for quite some time, but lately, something's changed.  The Cat and Fred have started hanging out together and having long conversations ...

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Berry Protein Coppa Gelato

By |January 25th, 2012|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Protein, Protein Desserts, Protein Gelato, Special Diet|

Well, it's time to bring some ying to the yang, balance to The Force ... let's get some PROTEIN on the DESSERT TABLE.  It's summer here and we should all be able to have gelato.   No fear, no favour, no

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Torroncino Ice-Cream

By |December 26th, 2011|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Ice cream & Sorbet, Nuts|

Aaahhhh nuts, what to do with all that leftover torrone from Christmas? When too much nougat is never enough ... make gelato.  Let's face it, you're probably just a wee bit tired after all the Christmas preparations, celebrations and indulgence,

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Coca River Caramel Semifreddo

By |November 21st, 2011|All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Ice cream & Sorbet, Special Diet|

I've been in a bit of a baking funk lately.  Can't seem to think up any ideas for what to bake ... a total wasteland of inspiration.  Or maybe I just couldn't be bothered.  Which probably means I need professional

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Gianduja Ice Cream

By |September 23rd, 2011|All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Ice cream & Sorbet, Nuts, Special Diet|

Gianduja.  It's so quintessentially Italian, it's almost a national flavour emblem.  It would be tantamount to treason for an Italian to dislike the heady combination of chocolate and hazelnuts.  Consider the place that Nutella‡ has in the Italian national psyche

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