Strawberries in Lemon Syrup with Fresh Mint

Desserts….oh, how I love them!  Freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes with buttercream frosting, chocolate walnut brownies – I could go on. But I also love very simple, no-bake desserts, especially as summer comes around. These strawberries fit that bill.  It is likely the simplest dessert you’ll ever make.  It’s not so much a recipe, as a simple preparation…

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Quick and Easy Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberries in July: get ’em when they’re sweet, plentiful and cheap.  Though I’d love to be picking them in the fields on a warm, sunny day, alas I’m not that lucky (downside of living in London and not having a car).  Nevertheless, I’ve been buying them en mass and eating them every which way – plain, on my cereal, in smoothies,…

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