Colonial Cravings

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Apricot, cardamom and honey ice cream (no-churn)

These are flavours which are just made to go together. They’re fragrant and exotic and generally a delicious combination. Cardamom is one of my favourite spices. I do love a no-churn ice cream recipe too, they’re always so quick and… Continue Reading →

No-churn tiramisu ice cream

I wonder how many different incarnations of tiramisu I can post on here? I think this is the fourth one but I’m sure I can I think of some more variations to keep Mr Colonial Cravings happy. This one’s so… Continue Reading →

Black forest ice cream (no-churn)

I’ve never really got on with chocolate ice cream. I’ve always thought that it ruins both chocolate and ice cream, it never seems to be as satisfying as pure chocolate or as refreshing as other ice creams. But then I… Continue Reading →

Blackberry and custard frozen terrine

My oh my! What a pud this is! You can keep your fancy tubs of ice cream, I’ll have this please. Home made ice cream always tastes so much more wonderful than anything you buy, no matter how much money… Continue Reading →


I think that Mr Colonial Cravings is the only member of his family who celebrates his Scottish heritage on Burns Night. I think that this is partly my influence (I don’t think he’d ever eaten a Burns dinner before we… Continue Reading →


I have to admit that despite having been to Thailand a couple of times I’d never actually heard of Thai iced coffee until I moved out here. I suspect that this is because the only things I’ve ever drunk in… Continue Reading →


  My mum makes the best iced Christmas pudding. No argument. These however are a very good quick and easy alternative. They hardly take any time at all to prepare but make a very impressive dessert. They are also considerably… Continue Reading →


No really! I saw this advertised on the specials board of a restaurant on Hst in D.C and have been kicking myself ever since for not trying it so I thought I should just make my own. It’s surprisingly fruity. Odd… Continue Reading →


My Bakewell tart of a few months back has proved very popular so, as the mercury shows no signs of retreating yet, I couldn’t resist bringing the same flavours to some cool, creamy, indulgent ice cream. I have cheated a… Continue Reading →

LEMON & BASIL ICE CREAM SANDWICHES with No-churn strawberry ice cream

Two recipes in one for you today, you lucky people. Make them separately, make them together, do what you will with them. Ice cream sandwiches are something of a summer staple on this side of the pond, much more so… Continue Reading →

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