Well because the Cassata ice-cream is supposed to have a base layer of sponge cake, topped with nutty pistachio ice cream and a rum and raisin one with vanilla and a strawberry ice-cream. I have, for many months now, baked breads and cakes because I want to and then packed them off to send to friends or co workers. My family eats some, but they want to be supportive and end up not eating any because I can’t. So off it goes. While sharing every now and then is not an issue, it seemed like a pointless exercise to cook or bake something that no one in the family was really going to eat.
I am extremely lucky to have a neighbor (hi Paula) who is a fellow mom, expat from Europe, lived in London for a decade (like me), has a son 2 days older than my daughter, and loves to cook tasty, healthy food for her family. We do fun stuff like borrow ground turmeric from one another,...Read More »