The other day I managed to burn a whole batch of muffins…but I refused to throw them all away. Instead I cut off the burnt tops and added some coconut frosting. And suddenly I had a batch of mini chocolate cakes! Yay! 🙂 Continue reading
Last week marked the first of June and therefore beginning of Winter here in New Zealand. And with a bang, it suddenly was (like) winter. Well, not what an inhabitant of the upper Northern hemisphere would call winter, but cold enough to Continue reading
While it is officially autumn here, we still have beautiful, sunny days in NZ. As long as I get one or two sun rays landing on my nose, I will not store the ice-cream maker away 😉 Continue reading
Plum & fig is one of those flavours that I find utterly fascinating. They combine so well and create a taste bud reviving experience. Continue reading
It’s blueberry season here in New Zealand! It’s also pretty damn hot! I’ve been thinking about a blueberry ice-cream recipe for a while. Then I had a look at possible flavour combinations and lavender popped up. That sounded strange and beautiful at the same time. I had to give it a try! Continue reading
I’m on a roll! Making new ice cream recipes is one of my latest hobbies it seems. I just have sooo many ideas. Continue reading
CHOCOLATE! Yes, this recipe is owed to chocolate, the goddess of comfort and happiness 😉 Continue reading
This recipe is based on one of my mom’s dishes. Whenever she had too many beans (or zucchini, or cucumber or…) she would make soup Continue reading
A moist chocolate cake with hazelnut filling and chocolate frosting? Continue reading
It seems to me like the year 2013 was the year of vegan & raw cheese cakes. I must admit, they do look yummy. But I like a bit of fruit to go with them, so I started experimenting. The first creations that I did need a bit more fine tuning before I can share them here with you.
This is one of my favorite starters. I just love the juicy and flavoursome deliciousness of grilled portobello mushrooms!
They are nice on its own; but even better with some freshly made sour cashew nut cream.
I was never very successful with my own rhubarb plants, but a friend of mine has got an almost creepy thriving rhubarb plant in her garden.
And this week she gave me another bag of fresh harvested rhubarb stalks. Yay!
I have always wanted to make a vegan and gluten-free rhubarb cake. The result was pretty impressive. Continue reading