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Posts tagged ‘ice cream’

Plum Crumble with Plum Ice Cream

I tried this for the first time, having read the post on The Wednesday Chef. I had some perfectly ripe prune plums and was wondering what to do with them. I was really in the mood for plums, so paired this with the plum ice cream recipe below. And what a plummy dessert it turned out to be! Read more

Pecan Torte with Nectarine Ice Cream

These 2 recipes are from Chez Panisse Desserts by Lindsey Remolif Shere. Make the ice cream base early in the week and freeze it the day before, but make the pecan torte the day you are serving it. Read more

A Late Summer Dinner Party for 8

Guacamole with Crunchier Tortilla Chips
Heirloom Tomatoes with Burrata Cheese and Basil
Short Ribs with Potato Puree and Swiss Chard
Pecan Torte with Nectarine Ice Cream

We’re being treated to summer weather here in Vancouver but I am still feeling the familiar transition into Fall. ‘Back to School’ is in the air, leaves are beginning to change colour and sprinkle the sidewalks, and I’m getting ready to put away the barbecue and crank up the oven.  Read more