The first time I tasted matcha was at a Korean restaurant. The manager brought complimentary dishes of ice cream to our table. It was green, which was surprising and made us a little hesitant, so I asked what flavour it was. “Green Tea!”, he replied. None of us had ever heard of green tea ice cream before and quietly joked if it was one that should have even been made. Regardless, we gave it a try, and (at least for me) it was love at first bite!
Want to see me with a sad face? Smoosh the frosting off my cupcake. That’s why I refuse to try to transport a cupcake in a lunch bag… The good news: muffins are sturdy, transportable, and like a cupcake! … Except these, they’re like a cookie… “Whaaat?”, you say….
As much as I’m all about breaking down barriers, and ditching eggs and dairy, I also keep a watchful eye on desserts of the past. Can the two be combined? I believe they can… I collect old cook books (and am lucky enough to have a couple that are 70+ years old), and look to the recipes of our amazing grandmother’s and great-grandmother’s for inspiration.
Do you use Pinterest? I swear, I could get lost in there for hours! One minute I’m checking out the latest in DIY deodorants (and yes, I totally make my own), and the next thing I know, I’m being sucked into the vortex of holistic home remedies! That’s why I limit myself, just enough time to get some “pinspiration”, but not enough time to wonder what happened to my day.
“Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos.”
― Don Kardong