Archive of posts from August 2022

    Roasted Plum, Ginger, and Honey Ice Cream


    We have so many plums that I’m repeating crowd favourites. This plum ice cream recipe was a big hit at a dinner we were invited to a few weeks ago, and my daughter and I re-made it recently with a few improvements to bump up the ginger flavour.

    Late Summer Mixed Fruit Pie


    Our red-yellow plum tree (we’re not sure of the variety) has been super productive this year. I removed all the decorative stones that were weighing on the soil around the trunk on the advice of an arborist, cleared the soil around the root crown, added a layer of mulch, and ...

    Passion Fruit Ice Cream


    My daughter has taken a real liking to fresh passionfruit. These dark purplish orbs contain an extremely fragrant pulp, with little black seeds that pop between your teeth. However, they’re expensive, ranging from $1.50 to more than $2 each. Fortunately, we’ve been enjoying th...

    Chocolate, Rose, and Walnut Ice Cream


    It’s a bit late in the summer, but I’m starting to ramp up ice cream production at our house. All of the summer fruit is now widely available, so there are so many choices. However, I do enjoy a chocolate-based frozen treat every now and then, so I mixed things up with this i...

    Blueberry Basil Ice Pops


    We put a variety of herbs in our Balconera self-watering planters this year. The basil has done exceptionally well, and when my wife bought a big container of blueberries, I knew exactly what I wanted to make.