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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 05 Jul 2011 4:03 pm

Still like to try it, but it does sound weird though.

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 05 Jul 2011 6:25 pm

You'll have heard of ice-cream cake.

Wonder if you can make it with cheese ice-cream? :)



p.s. Cheese ice-cream sounds pretty funky to me, but somehow ice-cream works with unexpected flavours. My mum used to make brown-bread ice-cream back in the 70s and that was knock-out. Nutty and almost toffeeish.

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Postby tinkerbell88 » Wed, 06 Jul 2011 1:10 am

I miss Battenburg cake! The one from Sainsbury's.. It's such a great weekend tea-time treat! :)
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Postby JR8 » Wed, 06 Jul 2011 1:24 am

Ooh.... with the marzipan coating?


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Postby Barnsley » Wed, 06 Jul 2011 10:33 am

JR8 wrote:Ooh.... with the marzipan coating?


Yum!


During my Uni days, my summer job was in the factory making the battenburg cake, and my role was to place the marzipan in the grinding machine , which was then rolled out onto the conveyer belt. :)
It was a graded job so you got an extra £2.50 a week. :D
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Postby JayCee » Wed, 06 Jul 2011 1:31 pm

nakatago wrote:
JayCee wrote:Favourite cake is some sort of nutty brownie thing that I discovered at a shop near work the other day and which I'm now addicted to!


Where is this wonderful place? No, seriously, where?


Just went back, it's called Alli Oli and is in the Marina Bay Financial Centre link mall. The place is actually a Spanish Deli but they do a few cakes too, the one I like is called a nutty bar which is mostly chocolate, nuts and marshmallows on the top and a biscuit base (so not really a brownie but looks a bit like one)
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Postby tinkerbell88 » Thu, 07 Jul 2011 12:20 am

Yes it is the marzipan thing!!! Is it available at Marks and Spencer's in Singapore?
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Postby JR8 » Thu, 07 Jul 2011 12:40 am

tinkerbell88 wrote:Yes it is the marzipan thing!!! Is it available at Marks and Spencer's in Singapore?


Sounds like Barnsley could bang out a few from his kitchen! :)

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Postby ksl » Thu, 07 Jul 2011 2:16 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Now, pistachio I could go for, but how the devil to get cheese flavoured here in Singers to try it? Any of the small 'peens shops here carry it? I'm curious now.

At the expo food exhibitions I have seen people from Holland selling Cheese, not sure if they are making it here though!
I did see one 'gourmet' gelato/ice cream store
There is an Italian gelato factory in the same building as us and it's 100% Italian, he fly's in the ingredients, in woodlands.

Though Ice Cream is my biggest burden in life, when it comes to weight and calories, I'm a real pig :oops: and can easy eat 1 ltr each time. I just told the wife to stop buying it, if it's in the freezer i will eat it. I feel so helpless in its presence. Though the new ice cream made from soya bean is really nice and half the calories and no cholesterol www.soyato.com

I really have to cut out sugar again, it really screws the metabolism!

Northern UK people are generally clued up on manufacturing, especially the candy and cakes. I miss good old Yorkshire pudding and gravy with a few slices of roast beef :P

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Postby Mad Scientist » Thu, 07 Jul 2011 6:39 am

I usually have Shepherd Pie and Brownies with vanilla ice cream

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 07 Jul 2011 7:07 am

ksl wrote:
I really have to cut out sugar again, it really screws the metabolism!



I dun tol you! :P

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Postby tinkerbell88 » Fri, 08 Jul 2011 12:08 am

Barnsley,
do you have the recipe???
:D
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Postby longstebe » Fri, 08 Jul 2011 3:14 am

Cream slice from Sayers. Easy to make but never tastes the same.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 08 Jul 2011 6:50 am

tinkerbell88 wrote:Barnsley,
do you have the recipe???
:D


Now THAT ought to give you a good insulin spike! :P

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Postby Barnsley » Fri, 08 Jul 2011 10:35 am

tinkerbell88 wrote:Barnsley,
do you have the recipe???
:D


I wasn't involved in the mixing of the ingredients as when the marzipan goes on its at the end of the process.

From looking at it , you need two different coloured sponges and some marzipan. :)

I imagine its quite a pain making it yourself....
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