A blog full of food with a little craftyness thrown in!

Tag: vanilla

Affogato

Affogato

I recently told you about my fab new coffee gadget, the Minipresso. Whilst playing with it and looking for recipes that would make a quality shot of espresso shine, I was reminded of the traditional Italian dessert of affogato. “Affogato” literally translates to “drowned” and […]

Vanilla Bean Paste

Vanilla Bean Paste

I discovered vanilla paste about 18 months ago now in Sainsbury’s. Like many people, I’d seen Jamie O use it on ’15 minute meals’ and just decided it was some fancy cheffy ingredient flown in from afar; so I was delighted to find it in […]