Lemon, mint and pepper sorbet
(Without icecream maker)
Summer has hit my city and I have to do something about it. While I am busy chasing UV rays with heaps of sunscreen in another universe, on my blog I will do it with lots and lots of sorbet.
Sorbets remind me of a childhood treat known as ‘gola’. Sorbets charm me with their beautiful icy texture. Sorbets come in tangy flavours that make my lips pucker à la Jolie. And sorbets manage to rouse the most innocuous-seeming cavity. Lucky for my dentist.
Here is one for my afternoon hero. Continue reading
Lemon and cream spaghetti with basil and chilli chutney
When I first heard about spaghetti al limone, I couldn’t bring the two flavours together in my head. Since I usually like my pasta mild and easy, this combination got me cooking.
The role of bringing an edge to a pasta dish is mostly played by an herb or a sharp cheese, but using lemons provided a refreshing change.
To keep the dish from going hideously citrusy, I cut the flavours with a sweet and hot, basil-chilli chutney.
Lazy cooks, the sauce is almost no-cook, so it is perfect to stock in jars. Continue reading