coffee recipes

Mum’s the word

I found out yesterday that my mum has a blog. My wife told me. Why had I not been informed?

It’s a bit of a Campbell family recipe book. You should check it out.

The icecream was delicious…

“Ingredients:
4 eggs
3/4 cup icing sugar – sifted
300mls cream

Method:
Whisk the egg yolks in a bowl until well blended.
In another larger bowl whisk the egg whites until stiff then whisk in the icing sugar a spoon at a time.
In a third bowl whisk the cream until it forms soft peaks, then fold into meringue mixture with egg yolks.
Turn into a 1500ml container, cover and freeze.

Flavours:
Vanilla – add 1 tsp vanilla essence to cream
Coffee – add 2 Tsp strong coffee and 1 Tsp rum or brandy to mixture before freezing
Chocolate – mix 2 Tsp cocoa with 4 Tsp cold milk, warm until blended then combine with 60gm melted chocolate and fold into mix before freezing
Dried Fig and Ginger – Chop one cup of dried figs – cover with strong black chai tea til soft combine with 1/2 cup diced ginger and 1/2 tsp cardammon then blend into ice cream mix and freeze”

If you go there and comment – be nice or you’re in big trouble.

Cooking with coffee

Here’s an awesomely cool (literally) coffee recipe (thanks to Lyle) here are the ingredients just to whet your appetite. Here’s all you need to know.

Ingredients:
• 4 scoops of good quality ground coffee
• 500 mls thickened cream
• 5 large eggs, at room temperature
• 250g (1 cup) caster sugar
• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
• 200g dark chocolate and or roasted hazelnuts, chopped

Espresso Syrup
• 2 scoops coffee
• 50mls coffee or orange liquor
• 60g (1/2 cup) caster sugar

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