Figs and Porto Wine Icecream

Sep 13th, 2014

Figs and Porto Wine Icecream

This summer, that there was, we tried to make some ice cream … this was one of my favorites: . 500 g of fresh figs, peeled . juice of 1/2 lemon . 175 ml of whole milk . 125 g of sugar . 2 tablespoons Port wine (I used Ruby) Blend all ingredients and pour into ice cream maker, following the [...]

Cocconut Cream and Pineapple Cake

Sep 10th, 2014

Cocconut Cream and Pineapple Cake

I really like this cake because it combines the fresh coconut pineapple flavor, it is almost a pina colada in the form of a pie for the sponge cake: . 6 whole eggs . 200 g of caster sugar . 150 g of rice flour (or flour 00) . 75 g of potato starch or cornstarch . 2 teaspoons [...]

Hibiscus

Jul 17th, 2014

Hibiscus

Oleanders

Jul 17th, 2014

Oleanders

Kiwi’s Flowers

Jul 17th, 2014

Kiwi’s Flowers

Pears cooked in Wine with Creme Anglaise

Nov 6th, 2013

Pears cooked in Wine with Creme Anglaise

It does not take flour in the original recipe of the English Cream , but I used a small amount of potato starch in order to prevent the cream ” go crazy ” and to make preparation a bit faster … Here are the doses for 6 cups of cream or 4 if you really want [...]

Cornstarch Salty Pie (gluten free)

Nov 1st, 2013

Cornstarch Salty Pie (gluten free)

Perhaps it would be better to add a ” tag” for quick recipes … if this can also be prepared in 5 minutes, depending on the filling that you always choose … You can use cooked vegetables, pan-fried , cheese, ham, cooked chicken and frayed, smoked salmon, what you have available. This I have done [...]

Banana Cake (gluten free)

Nov 1st, 2013

Banana Cake (gluten free)

This banana cake is very delicate and the absence of gluten makes it lighter … . 3 whole eggs . 100 g of rice flour (or half potato and half rice flour) . 100 g butter at room t ° . 150 g of sugar . 200 ml of milk (you can use milk plant if there is lactose intolerance) . [...]

Customized Dish Cloths

Nov 1st, 2013

Customized Dish Cloths

These beautiful embroidered tea towels were made by skilled Brazilian cousins ​​… and this gift has been offered to me a few days ago, when some of them came to visit us, from Brazil, Italy and Portugal  for me it was a great joy… thanks dear cousins!   I loved it!

Khaki

Oct 10th, 2013

Khaki

Almost ready for harvest