Vanilla Ice Cream, Peaches & Dulce De Leche

Vanilla Ice Cream, Peaches & Dulce De Leche

The summer is over in Paris but will soon arrive to other hemisphere. I made this dessert a while back, for some friends that came over for dinner. I thought it would be a good idea to share one last summery dessert with you before I go on full fall mode!
It has homemade vanilla ice cream, it also has fresh and juicy peaches, and to top it all off dulce de leche. Yes, warm, delicious runny dulce de leche to make this dessert prefect. Most importantly super easy to prepare. Something you could serve at a dinner party.
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Walnut, Mascarpone & Figs Dessert

Walnut, Mascarpone & Figs Dessert

Figs take me back to when I was little girl. They take me back to summers at my grandfather's farm. We had two big fig trees. I remember spending a lot of time climbing up and down those trees. I remember my mom making slow cooked figs in a light syrup, and fig marmalade. It's still one of her favorite things to date. I also remember volunteering to get the figs from the tree, it was an adventure for a 7 years old!
And what comes to my mind more than anything is that I did not like figs at all. To be completely honest, I only started liking figs very recently. So for me, experimenting with this beautiful fruit is something rather novel.
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White Chocolate & Raspberry Muffins

White Chocolate & Raspberry Muffins

Everybody should have a good, no questions asked muffin recipe. You can have them for breakfast, for tea, or just because. I enjoy them a lot, although I confess I mostly have them outside of home. For some reason, even though they are easy to make, and absolutely heavenly to have when freshly made, I never developed the habit of making muffins at home.
But I do now. I've realized that they are so much better when homemade. It's crazy! Back in February I had a traumatic muffin related experience, and that is when I began my quest in the search for a high quality muffin recipe. Pre-requisites being that they should be airy, soft, crummy, moist and with a lot of flavor.
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