Kiwi sorbet

24/07/2012 at 16:55

Stressed out, healthy-minded, or simply longing for a tasty treat? There are always good reasons for trying out fantastic Kiwi sorbet. Kiwifruits are filled with vitamins, and they pack quite a lot of dietary fibre and Omega 3 fatty acid. Recent studies even seem to suggest that eating 2-3 fruits per day may reduce the risk of blood clotting. In other words, kiwifruits go […]

Healthy Plum ice popsicles

18/07/2012 at 23:24

Healthy and popular ice cream for kids ?!?  An impossible combination? No, actually not – and it is really, really easy to make too! Over time, my kids have become, as you might  imagine, quite … discerning when it comes to ice cream. Luckily, the majority of flavours to which they have been exposed have met with their approval. But I readily admit that I still […]

Turkish delight ice cream

09/07/2012 at 16:16

If you like candy, you may have heard about the Ottoman confectioner Bekir Effendi. He came from a small mountain town in Anatolia, in present day Turkey, but was going to make candy history! Bekir Effendi arrived in Istanbul in 1776,  set up shop and invented lokum – the sweet known to many today as ‘Turkish delight’. At the time, lokum was a wholly new type of candy  – […]

Sugar-free Berry yoghurt ice cream

02/07/2012 at 17:25

Sugar-free ice cream that still tastes sweet – does it really work?   Regardless of whether you consider refined sugar to be a poison, it seems quite clear that sugar can be quite a scary substance. Consuming large quantities of  sugar is simply not good for us, even if we do not (yet) suffer from diabetes. Still, it is not so easy to stay away from sugar.  Increasingly, […]