Salted Caramel Gelato

Salted Caramel Gelato #SundaySupper

This week the Sunday Supper team is sharing recipes for food that is served cold… as the majority of the group is based in the Northern hemisphere and it is a hot summer up there at the moment.  It has actually been quite cold down here lately.  I do not mind it one bit though, as…

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Soft Vanilla and Pink Salt Caramels

SOFT VANILLA & PINK SALT CARAMELS

I made these caramels to give away as presents for Christmas this year.  I had wanted to try and make my own caramels for ages, but all the recipes I came across had corn syrup as one of the ingredients and I wasn’t very keen on it… especially since I have never seen it around…

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Roast Brined Chicken

ROAST BRINED CHICKEN

Audax of Audax Artifex was our November 2012 Daring Cooks’ host.  Audax has brought us into the world of brining and roasting, where we brined meat and vegetables and roasted them afterwards for a delicious meal! Wow! I had never brined anything before!  I thought it would be hard and time consuming, but it was neither…

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Gravlax with Sweet Dill Mustard Sauce

GRAVLAX WITH SWEET DILL MUSTARD SAUCE

Maybe you don’t know this, but since I was a teenager I have always loved Scandinavia. I love the long and bright summer nights and the short and cold winter days. I love snow. I love the beautiful Norwegian fjords and the Finnish lakes. I love the little and colourful Danish villages… Well, I guess…

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Labneh

LABNEH

If you follow this blog, you know that cheese is my weakness. I can do without dessert, but if I see cheese… well, I have to have some! After making home made yogurt, I had to try my hands at making home made labneh. I had seen a picture of it on my friend Sawsan’s…

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Ayran

AYRAN

After making home-made yogurt, I was left with quite a bit of whey and no ideas on what to do with it!  Luckily, I asked my friend Sawsan from Chef in Disguise and she gave me the perfect recipe: Ayran.  Ayran is a savoury yogurt and whey drink commonly found in the Middle East.  I…

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Blue Persian Salt Caramel Sauce

BLUE PERSIAN SALT CARAMEL SAUCE

My parents gave me a little bottle of Blue Persian salt when they came over on holiday and I love it.  I think it looks so beautiful, with those intense blue reflexes.  I am almost sorry to eat it! Hehe  But I am trying to put it to its best use!  This is one recipe…

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