Tag: ice-cream

  • First blackberry crumble of the season

    First blackberry crumble of the season

    It’s blackberry season – yay! This means lots of blackberry crumble. Ben went foraging and collected a huge container full yesterday, half of which got eaten last night. There are so many wild blackberries all over the place in Aberdeen and the fruit ripens at different times – I guess depending on how sunny a […]

  • Vegan ice cream for dummies

    I adapted this recipe from one I saw in the August edition of Britain’s Vegan Food & Living magazine. It is possibly the easiest, quickest, healthiest, and yummiest vegan ice-cream you will ever eat. Ingredients 3 large bananas 300g frozen black currents (or berries of your choice) 1 tbsp maple syrup 100ml soya milk Two […]

  • Easy vegan blueberry ice-cream

    Since I’ve banned sweets from our house, we have been missing something yummy for dessert. I thought I’d try making a healthy ice-cream to compensate. Credit to my mother-in-law for the idea to use bananas in this recipe. They give it the creamy texture you would normally get by using dairy products but without having […]

  • Best ever hazelnut ice-cream with cointreau (and it's VEGAN)

    I gave up dairy products earlier this year for a variety of reasons – environmental, health, animal welfare – and I haven’t missed them in any way except for ice-cream. I love ice-cream. There are some reasonably good dairy-free ice-creams out there but they’re expensive and so I’ve been experimenting with making my own. Most […]