Tag Archives: Dessert

Honey, date and brandy ice cream

Definitely an adults only indulgence with a hint of Christmas about it from the brandy… 100 g dates, sliced to a thickness depending on preference scant half cup of boiling water 200 mL of cream 600 mL of vanilla custard … Continue reading

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Seasonal and local

Tonight’s dinner was so yummy I had to share it.  Plus, it just happened to come together as a completely local (Victorian)  and seasonal main course (except for the condiments).  I’m always quite impressed when we manage to pull off … Continue reading

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My new toy

We bought an ice cream maker. The first batch was chocolate and I was far too concerned with enjoying it to even think about taking a photo.  It was quite possibly the best chocolate ice cream I have ever eaten. … Continue reading

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Yummy

Look what my darling Mr Bee made for me last weekend: It is Sheila’s Pudding from Jamie Oliver’s Return of the Naked Chef made with Queensland winter-grown strawberries and frozen Victorian organic blueberries.  Heaven!

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Berry and apple jam

A few years ago if you’d asked me what my favourite bought jam was I would have answered “some type of berry jam”.  Until this year I had only ever made one batch of berry jam.  We eat all sorts … Continue reading

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Whats been going down at Chez Bee?

So, you know, sometimes life gets in the way of blogging and of gardening, but not thankfully  in the way of harvesting or eating this time 🙂 A little photo journey of some of the things that have been happening … Continue reading

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Crème fraiche love

My crème fraiche turned out as an example of the most delicious scrumptiousness.  I am completely in love and addicted.  Why did I not start making it years ago?  It is sooo yummy and  soo easy to make. Get yourself … Continue reading

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