Category Archives: Food and drink

Vegan vs Non-Vegan: Choc-Chip Cookie

The latest in my battle with Jal about whether vegan food is disgusting or not. We realised we were both trying to argue different points: I wanted to prove that vegan food can be as good, if not better, than … Continue reading

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How Now Brownie Cow

It all started with IP. The conversation turned to vegan food, and as usually happens, someone will eventually say that vegan food is a waste of calories and inferior to non-vegan food. I think the vegan brownies I make aren’t … Continue reading

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Vanilla Custard Ice-Cream

I tried using the vanilla custard from Donna Hay’s vanilla slice recipe (minus the cornflour and water) to see if it can be turned into ice-cream. And the answer is… no. I think it needs a bit more sugar so … Continue reading

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Tracking Cookies

‘Twas the night before the night before the night before Christmas, and all through the home, There was lots of stirring, ’til well after gloam. The eggs were beaten, to fill them with air, In the hopes that my presents, … Continue reading

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They See Me Rollin’

D has been prodding me to try making sausage rolls for a while now, and I happened to watch a video from Chef John about making sausage rollsĀ (text version can be found here: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/260013/chef-johns-sausage-rolls/). I think my version came out … Continue reading

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Pasta La Vista

For a long time, I used to get super excited when I saw handmade pasta on a menu because it was a sign that the restaurant was really fancy and the food was going to be good. Then MrFodder and … Continue reading

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Honey Ice-Cream

Ingredients 400ml soy milk 200g coconut cream 17g dextrose 100g honey (I used manuka) Method Mix all ingredients together over low heat. Leave in fridge to cool for at least 4 hours. Churn in ice-cream machine. ———————————- The first time … Continue reading

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