Greek yogurt layer pots with Limoncello-macerated berries

gyt4bThey say diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Others might argue a girl’s best friend is her hairdresser. I say, chocolate is. Because which girl never reached for chocolate in times of need? Sure, siblings and friends are great, but … OK, maybe chocolate comes second best … or it’s a tie …

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Blog anniversary and Gordon Ramsay’s chocolate and pistachio semifreddo

GRsmfrd4In every job that must be done

There is an element of fun

You find the fun and snap!

The job’s a game!

I’m a big fan of Mary Poppins. The Disney version, at least. And I couldn’t find anything better than the opening lines for A Spoonful Of Sugar to describe what the past year has been like.

One year ago today, I clicked that button that created AlaLemon.com, and it has been one very unexpected yet fun ride. I was reflecting on that recently, and I realised how much I am enjoying it.

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Coconut milk risotto (Arborio rice pudding)

At the ripe age of 30+ years old, I realised I had never had rice pudding in my life. Which is quite strange considering some of my grandparents were quite fond of it, and my sister had had an acute rice pudding phase for a while (she even made it with basmati rice, but I think that’s because she’d just grabbed the first box of rice she’d found in the cupboard).

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Nutella frangipane empanadas

Empanadas4-2Did you know today was World Nutella Day? Yup! It’s that one day when you can eat all the Nutella you want, any way you want it, and no one can tell you anything! Sounds nice, doesn’t it?

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