Cheat’s “Homemade” Strawberry Ice Cream

I've made ice cream a few times before with cream or condensed milk and it is always a tad tricky, remembering to whisk it every hour so the ice crystals don't turn it into sorbet, but I've decided I need an ice cream maker! My latest attempt was to tackle one of Nigella's recipes containing 8… Continue reading Cheat’s “Homemade” Strawberry Ice Cream


Strawberry Ice Lollies

Many of us will know that having a sick child is never fun, but having a child sick with something undiagnosed where the symptoms keep changing is a rather frightening experience. Last week I went back to work and our little man spent a couple of days at a local holiday programme. On Friday evening we met… Continue reading Strawberry Ice Lollies

Drinks, Uncategorized

Strawberry and Banana Smoothie

Hello my friends, been a little over a week since I last wrote and I've missed you, but I've been thoroughly enjoying our Summer break. Summer finally arrived with a vengeance, reaching 31 degrees in our little bay earlier this week! Very unusual for us way down south on our beautiful island, but we aren't… Continue reading Strawberry and Banana Smoothie

Light Meals, Salad

Mexican Chicken Sunshine Salad

There is something about Corn in a salad that always makes me smile - it's a little like having Sunshine on a plate. This is by no means a traditional Mexican salad but it has enough of the basic ingredients and spices so I think it qualifies. The rest is pretty much what I had in the fridge at… Continue reading Mexican Chicken Sunshine Salad