Cardamom Madeleines served with Vanilla & Cardamom Milk

I’ve been hypnotised by the scent of cardamom, the ground cardamom I purchased from The Global Village in Dubai, has a wonderful aroma and I can’t seem to get enough.  I modified the Madeleine recipe from My Sweet Life (my recipe book), I flavoured this with cardamom, honey and vanilla served just the way they […]

Saffron, Cardamom Buns

  Sugar and spice and everything nice… These Scandi buns are the perfect Fika treat, Fika is all about small cakes and buns. In Sweden, pastries as a whole, are frequently called fikabrod. “Fika, the moment you take a break, often with a cup of tea or coffee, and find something baked to pair with it. You […]

Lemon Petit Fours

Lemon Petit Fours I’ve been making these petit fours for a good few years,  not my favourite sweet treat to make, but definitely a crowd pleaser.  The recipe I’ve always used is adapted from Peggy Porschen,  it has multiple components and I recommend you start a few days before you need to serve these.  The […]

Rosewater, Coconut & Cardamom Macaron Ice Cream

3 egg yolks 300ml cream 285ml coconut milk 115g castor sugar 2 Tblsp rosewater  1/2 tsp ground cardamom In a saucepan heat coconut milk, cream and cardamom together. In a bowl whisk together sugar and egg yolks, pour the warm milk mix into the eggs and then return to the saucepan.  Cook to 85C or […]