Posts tagged Dessert
Vegan Choc Mint Slices

So I'm knocking a wall down in my kitchen at the moment. Or, to be more accurate, Pete-the-Carpenter is knocking a wall down in my kitchen. Pete's great! He teaches me all about steel lintels and rendering walls, and brick footings and the difference between old lime cement and modern cement. Incidentally, if you're ever chipping old lime cement off old bricks make sure your old glove doesn't have a hole in the thumb, because the lime will gradually corrode your exposed skin and that shit hurts! 

Anyway, Pete's brill and he deserves biscuits, so I asked him what his favourite biscuits were and he said choc mint slices. I'm not entirely sure he wanted me to go and make a homemade version that is low-sugar, gluten free and vegan...but life's about compromise…

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Matcha Ice-cream

I'm not sure if it still counts as a health food..but I've used my matcha to make a vegan green tea ice-cream. It tastes delicious, has only 1/3 of a cup of sugar, and I figure if I'm going to be eating ice-cream anyway it may as well be ice-cream that lowers blood pressure, increases my metabolic rate and helps reduce my risk of cancer! Who ever heard of an ice-cream that does all that!

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Black Tahini Ice-cream Sandwiches

December screws with EVERYONE'S MINDS. The world goes weird. Clocks start moving in some kind of physically-impossible, frenzied mania. Each hour passes twice as fast as it ought to. And people (me, usually) suddenly start wanting to catch up over champagne lunches. Every night feels like it ought to end with soft cheese and wine, or a glass of baileys in a bath full of pumpkin-pie scented bubbles. It all sounds delicious and glorious really, the only problem is there's just no bloody time.

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