Basil and lemon ice cream

basil and lemon ice cream

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I’m aware that in the past few months you heard me complain a lot about the cold and snow, but you must know that summer time in Montreal can be really hot. Living in a place where the winter lasts 4-5 months, I won’t complain, but it’s true that the only thing we can do (especially if there’s no air conditioning at home) is staying as close as possible to the freezer. Continue reading

Birthday Cake. Lemon cake with ice cream and meringues

lemon cake ice cream meringue

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Two weeks ago it was my husband’s birthday, the second one we celebrated together in Montreal. I love my husband. I love him even more when a “no matter why” party is approaching, either his birthday or Christmas or any other occasion that should be celebrated, he begins by saying “no gifts, no cakes, we will spend an evening just the two of us, this is the way I like”. Liar! I know for a fact that when he says something, he wants exactly the opposite. And so, gifts, a lot of friends over, a cake with candles in the bargain. Continue reading