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n’ice cream with Balinese palm sugar coated peanuts

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n'ice cream with palm sugar coated peanuts

n’ice cream with Balinese sugar coated peanuts (serves 4) 6 overripe frozen bananas 100g roasted salted peanuts 2 tablespoons palm sugar Slowly heat sugar in a saucepan always stirring until it melts. Add the peanuts and stir until coated. Set aside to cool. In a masticating juicer (Champion, Green Star, Omega, etc):  homogenise the frozen bananas. In a blender (Vitamix, Nutribullet, Thermomix, etc): blend the frozen banana with a bit of liquid, any nut milk […]

clafoutis tart with raspberries

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summer tart

tarte-clafoutis aux framboises 300g tart dough with almonds 300g raspberries (and a few gooseberries) 2 eggs 4 egg yolks 100g sugar 60g almond flour 60g flour 200ml milk 400g crème fraîche 1 vanilla pod, scraped Preheat oven to 150°. Roll out the dough and fit it into the base and up the sides of your tart pan. for the clafoutis: In a bowl beat the eggs, egg yolks and the sugar. Add the flour and […]

gooseberry relish

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gooseberry relish

gooseberry relish (by Yotam Ottolenghi) 750g gooseberries or plums 180g  sugar 1/2 orange (rind shaved in strips) 10g fresh root ginger, peeled and cut into thin matchsticks 1 cinnamon stick Place the gooseberries, the sugar, the orange rind, ginger and cinnamon in a sauce pan and cook on medium-low heat for roughly 30 minutes, until a semi thick compote consistency has formed. Set aside to cool.   Enjoy with pancakes or waffles and whipped cream!

peach and lavender tart

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peach and lavender tart 4-6 peaches, stones removed and sliced 1-2 teaspoons lavender, fresh or dried for the dough: 250g tart dough with almonds for the icing: 50g icing sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice Preheat oven to 190C. Roll out the dough and fit it into the base and up the sides of your tart pan. Arrange the peach slices in a fan shape, slightly overlapping. Bake in the oven for about 40 minutes, until the […]

dark chocolate and coffee crème brulée tart

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  There are days to be more sensible about the food we eat and days to indulge. Like everything – it’s all about balance. I made this tart for a Birthday party and it was split between many guests, which made it a sweet little treat with coffee. Tarte au Chocolat et Crème Brûlée au Café for the dough: 250g tart dough with almonds for the crème brûlée au café: 500g cream 20g instant coffee powder […]

2 tiramisu – Fabrizio’s original and a dairy-free version

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For Easter I wanted to present you with our favourite Tiramisu recipes. The classic recipe comes directly from Rome, to be precise from Fabrizio, a good family friend. The other one is a dairy free version I came up with so that my oldest daughter could enjoy it too! We made half of each recipe in the same dish, and in the end we sprinkled dark chocolate dots on one side to tell them apart later. […]

cheesecake topped with meringue

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cheesecake

cheesecake topped with meringue for the dough: 200g flour 75g sugar 65g cold butter, cut in small pieces 1 egg 1 teaspoon baking powder for the filling: 500g low fat curd (Magerquark) 125g sugar 2 sachets vanilla sugar 100g oil (or melted butter) 1 sachet custard powder 1 egg 3 egg yolks 1/2 l milk for the topping: 3 egg whites 50g sugar 1 sachet vanilla sugar Mix the ingredients for the dough in a […]

how to make the best use of fruit pulp: vegan cookies

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fruit pulp cookies

Sometimes I just can’t resist to use the leftover fruit pulp from juicing to make  cookies. The beautiful colour and scent of  squeezed oranges, apples and carrots – too good to discard! Courgette, pineapple and ginger are nice, as well.  I never used the pulp of kale, broccoli  or celery. Besides their strong flavour they tend to be stringy. Not really desirable in a sweet treat. vegan fruit pulp cookies 4 generous tablespoons fruit pulp 1 tablespoon ground flax […]

raspberry kanten with Greek yoghurt, braised bananas and roasted pine nuts

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.. Kanten contains a sea vegetable called agar agar, which turns liquid into jelly. This works well with any kind of berry or combination of berries. raspberry kanten (adapted from the kind diet by Alicia Silverstone) serves 4-6 2 cups raspberries fresh or frozen and thawed 4 cups apple or quince juice 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice pinch of sea salt 3 tablespoons agar agar a few drops ginger juice ( grate a piece of […]

Uli’s unique cupcakes

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Uli is a good friend, a slow fooder, and he’s absolutely excellent in pastry making.  His cupcakes (although I’m not a friend of cupcakes usually) have been a surprise in deliciousness when he gave me to taste them for the first time.  Here’s the recipe for you. Uli’s  unique cupcakes 2 eggs 2 tablespoons melted butter 1/4 l milk 300g flour 70g sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder a pinch of salt Place eggs, melted butter and milk in […]