Homemade Cookies n Cream Ice Cream



300ml whipping cream
100ml milk
60g sugar 
1 piece vanilla pod
10-15 pieces of oreo cookies (crushed and freeze until frozen to be used later) 

Split the vanilla pod in half, use a knife to scrape all the seeds. Mix vanilla seeds with pod, whipping cream, milk and sugar in a sauce pot. Bring to boil over low heat. Remove vanilla pod. Pour the mixture into an air tight container, place in freezer when cooled. 

Stir the ice cream mixture w w fork every 1-2 hr. Repeat 4-5 times until ice cream becomes smooth. Stir in the frozen cookies and freeze overnight until frozen.

Mango Pudding



This month is mango season. I don’t really go for mangoes but Mom came over  my plc with over a dozen of ripe mangoes. And I have been eating a lot of mangoes these few days until I kena skin allergy.  😦  

With two remaining mangoes, I decided to made them into mango pudding instead. 



Recipe (adapted from Okashi’s Sweet Treats)

Fresh whole milk 250g
Castor sugar 50g
Egg yolks 2
Gelatin sheets 5g, soaked in iced water to soften
Mango puree 150g
Mango 150g, peeled and sliced
Whipped cream 60g

Make custard sauce.

Combine milk, half sugar in a saucepan and bring to boil. Beat egg yolks and remaining sugar until light emulsion is formed. Add half the hot milk mixture into the egg mixture and mix well. Add to contents in the saucepan and stir over low heat until mixture thickens. Add gelatine and mix through.

Strain mixture, add mango puree and diced mango. Cool mango cream by placing bowl in another tray filled with iced water.

Fold whipped cream into chilled mango cream. Pour into serving glasses at least 3hrs until set and well-chilled before serving. Garnish as desired.




Apple crumble with Nutella



HAPPY NEW YEAR ! May 2015 be a good year for everyone! 

Recipe (adapted from the 30 Best recipes Nutella)

90g Nutella
30g unsalted butter
20g sugar
50g plain flour
30g almond powder

Preheat oven 180d. Wash and peel the apples then cut them into small pieces. Set aside. Put the nutella in a bowl and place in hot water for 2-3 mins to make it more runny. Pour onto the apples and mix together. Cut the butter into small pieces. Place it in a bowl w sugar, flour mixture and rub with fingertips to become breadcrumbs. Sprinkle this on top of the apples (w nutella) and bake for 20mins, or until crumble turns golden brown. Serve warm with ice cream (optional).