Hello, Black Garlic! Black Garlic, Mushroom & Cream Penne Pasta

I’ve been reading about black garlic for the last few years. I’ve even tried a product made with black garlic – my friend Dave made some striking black garlic cheese which I used in a delicious seasonal butternut squash and cheese bake. But until this week, I’d never actually tried the stuff as it comes, ... Read more »

Rich, Dense & Dark Power Blender Chocolate Ice Cream | Perfect for Ice Lollies

My initial plan, when Choclette and I set our joint #WeShouldBSFIC challenge for January, was an ice cream sandwich. I wanted to make chewy chocolate chip cookies and sandwich white chocolate vanilla ice cream between them. But every time I started scribbling potential recipe notes, my thoughts turned instead to a chocolate ice cream recipe ... Read more »

White Chocolate Vanilla Ice Cream, Served with Powdered Raspberry

This recipe is based on a white chocolate vanilla ice cream from Divine Heavenly Chocolate Recipes with a Heart by Linda Collister. It’s a gorgeously smooth and creamy ice cream with a fantastic mouth feel. As you can imagine, the white chocolate makes it really sweet so I added a sprinkling of freeze-dried raspberry powder to ... Read more »

Variations on Potato Dauphinoise

I’ve shared three Potato Dauphinoise posts on Kavey Eats over the years – the easy dauphinoise recipe I learned at the Waitrose cookery school, a caramelised onion and potato dauphinoise and a sweet potato and ham dauphinoise. The original easy recipe also includes a variation substituting chicken stock for the milk, so I guess that’s ... Read more »

Making Mr Whippy | My Homemade Screwball Ice Cream

Whether you ordered Flake 99 in a cone or a bubble-gum toting Screwball in moulded plastic, at the heart of both was pale-as-snow, smooth-flowing, soft-serve Mr Whippy vanilla-flavoured ice cream. There were actually two variations of Screwball that Pete and I remember – the ready-filled ones with raspberry ripple ice cream under a cardboard lid ... Read more »