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


Butterscotch self-saucing Pudding

Father's Day in New Zealand is in September - today in fact. Unlike the rest of the world who celebrate in June, we get to wait until Spring to spoil the fathers in our lives...or they get to wait, not sure, but today looks like it's going to be a gloriously fresh Spring day. I… Continue reading Butterscotch self-saucing Pudding


Baked Chocolate Pudding

On Saturday night we invited friends over to watch the rugby.  Sadly the game was disappointing, or more appropriately, the referee was an idiot and had no business reffing a game of that quality but the company was wonderful.  We hadn't seen these particular friends in a while and it's always wonderful catching up on… Continue reading Baked Chocolate Pudding