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Homemade Strawberry Ice-cream sweeten with Honey

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Requires a bit of effort but trust me - homemade ice-cream has that wholesome fulfilling taste that is incomparable to store bought ice-creams.  I felt less guilty eating ice-cream (although it is not less fattening.. hehe) - but the thought that we are eating less chemicals, adding healthier no preservative ice-cream is comforting. Ingredients 2 egg yolks 250g whipping cream 250g organic fresh milk 50g honey (I used Verace's Truffle Honey)  1 TBSP vanilla essence Pinch of salt Some frozen strawberries (or any other fruits you have at home, just throw into the freezer) Directions <Thermomix directions> Place all the...

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Do you know Truffles are good for you and have loads of health benefits ?

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Do you know besides being famous for its exquisite beguiling aroma, truffles are also very powerful antioxidant and anti-aging super food?   Recent researches by the medical and pharmaceutical industries indicate that wild truffles have many therapeutic benefits such as anti-cancer properties, support to cardiovascular and immune systems, reducing high cholesterol, anti-aging, improvements to sexual health, and easing sleep disorders, rheumatic pains and food intolerance. It’s no wonder Italian grandmothers and grandfathers in their 90s are still picking truffles in the mountains. This Mothers’ and Fathers’ Days, pamper our parents with truffles for good health. If they need to go...

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How to check for artificial truffle flavouring

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It seems like there is more awareness now that most of the so-called "truffle" oil do not contain any truffle. The more I talk to people, the more I see nods and some even whispers back "is it true truffle oils are all fake ?". Sadly, for all truffle fries fans out there - its true - that most truffle oil actually are artificially flavoured with this petrochemical called 2,4 dithiapentane.  When I googled further, I found articles explaining the origins of petrochemical as a derivative of formaldehyde. While we girls have been actively avoiding formaldehyde in hair products that...

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