Roasted Plum Strawberry & Five Spice Ice Cream

roast plum ice  ream

When I read Kavey’s latest ICE CREAM POST, I was inspired to get using my very own ice cream maker again after reading all about her Sichuan pepper flavoured ice cream. The theme this month is “Spices”. This should be easy for me, considering my undying love of all spices. In fact, I struggled because […]

Strawberry Tart with Elderflower Pastry Cream

Strawberry & elderflower tart

I know, I know. The second recipe in a row to feature the same ingredients. But, this is a sweet that is so British and so summery you will forgive me I am sure of it! I can tell you that from youngest to oldest in our house this was such a success that I […]

Strawberry & Elderflower Ice Cream

strawberry & elderflower ice cream

Here we are in June, my second favourite month of the year (after May) but I have been  struggling to get into the summer season. The weather has been ridiculous……..and not in a good way. Are we in for a truly  soggy summer, who knows?  The garden and the allotment seem to enjoy this rainy […]