For a frozen treat, ice cream is a hot mess historically speaking. For example, no one really knows who invented it, even food historians can’t say. But there’s one interesting claim that debunks everything we know about ice cream: Vanilla is definitely not the first flavour and it may have been honey or raspberry. And do you know oyster ice cream was also a thing back in ’80s and ’90s? Read on to learn a thing or two about the history of ice cream and decide what ice cream flavour is closest to your heart. (more…)
When you don’t have enough time and resources to make a nice, smooth, and creamy ice cream at home, this easy no-churn snickers ice cream recipe has your cravings covered. You don’t even have to buy a real snickers bar to make this dessert possible. With just bananas, some leftover peanut butter, vanilla, and cacao powder, you can enjoy this yummy and sweet offering. (more…)
If you think chestnuts are only great when roasted, this chestnut ice cream recipe is sure to make you think again. Adding roasted chestnuts not only gives this frozen treat great texture but also brings in the holiday vibe the sweet and creamy way. Of course, it’s also the best way to cool down this summer while enjoying traditional Christmas flavours.
Ever had something that looked too pretty to eat? This Christmas dessert wreath may look exactly like that, but it will be a waste not to dig in right away and taste its smooth raspberry ice cream. This dessert wreath makes a great centrepiece and is the perfect end to any meal. Show your love for your family and friends this holiday season and make this sweet and edible wreath for them to enjoy!
Put your hand up if you agree that the holidays won’t be complete without dessert! But it’s all too easy to overdo it. That’s what make this toasted coconut ice cream recipe perfect—it is light yet incredibly tasty, creamy, and nutritious, a great way to round out a belly-filling holiday meal. The smooth and creamy texture plus the rich, crunchy toasted coconut flakes are worth the extra effort to make and are guaranteed to make your Christmas day even merrier. (more…)
Summer is finally here and it’s the perfect time to make some homemade ice cream. It’s fresh, delicious, fun to make, and great for the family. Plus, you get to choose the flavours and put your creativity to test. But how do you get that perfectly smooth and creamy consistency that makes even better ice cream than store-bought ones? Follow these secret techniques to ice cream making at home. (more…)
Nothing looks more festive than having a colourful array of food beautifully arranged in one platter. Every piece looks so inviting you just want to try them all! And with the Christmas holiday coming up, `tis the perfect season to start planning creative food platters to serve to your guests. To add more magic to your party spread, here’s a few DIY Christmas platter ideas to inspire you and help you get started.
There’s no better way to end a Christmas Aussie lunch but with a cool and creamy dessert like this Christmas ice cream. This recipe may take a bit of effort and patience to make. But once you get to taste this heavenly treat, you’ll be more than happy that you took the time to prepare it for family and friends to enjoy!