Tiramisu ice-cream

When I posted this on Instagram yesterday, I had a few people, even close friends, shocked at the fact that I am not a fan of Tiramisu, the dessert.  I'm not sure why.  Let's analyze. I like coffee, but I don't LOVE coffee.  I can live without it.  Same goes for Kahlua, the coffee-flavored liquor.  … Continue reading Tiramisu ice-cream

Braised Tomatoes and Burrata

Yes, I'm still dreaming of and talking about Italy.  I'm not sure I will ever stop. Can you blame me when it looks like this? And you eat things like this? You know what I love about this picture? It's messy.  It's like the chefs know their ingredients are great: that rested dough, those slices of … Continue reading Braised Tomatoes and Burrata

Baked Cheesy Spaetzle with Crispy Onions

I will eat them in a house. I would eat them with a mouse. I would eat them in a box. I would eat them with a fox. Okay, maybe the mouse part is stretching it. Noodles.  I'm referring to noodles. Pasta. Dumplings. Whatever they're called where you live.  Any which way I can get … Continue reading Baked Cheesy Spaetzle with Crispy Onions

Doubled Salted Caramel Ice-Cream

I used to get sad when my family didn’t like something that I made.  The first time I made this ice-cream my husband didn’t like it.  He said it tasted ‘burnt’.   At first I was kind of sad.  Then I realized that this meant there would be more for me I got over my sadness. … Continue reading Doubled Salted Caramel Ice-Cream

Lavender Earl Grey Ice-Cream

I have wanted to make lavender ice-cream for soooooooooooo long.  Every picture I had seen intrigued me: the color, the flavor.  Maybe because purple is my favorite color?  Because I've always wanted to run through fields of lavender? Because I'm interested to know who first thought of using lavender in cooking?  Shall I go on? … Continue reading Lavender Earl Grey Ice-Cream