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bay leaf and vanilla ice-cream

bay leaf and vanilla ice-cream


A fancy version of your favourite frosty treat.

It can be hard to satisfy a baking urge over summer. Ovens are hot, if you haven’t heard, and there are few recipes that call for half a cup of accidental brow sweat. We’ve got the perfect solution for you: try your hand at making this ice-cream! The duo behind Love & Olive Oil have created this recipe that puts a twist on the classic vanilla. The key is to use fresh bay leaves – none of those dried flaky boys living in the back of your pantry.

This will be sure to impress friends and family a bit more than scraping out the frost-coated Homebrand tub of ice-cream you bought last summer. You’ll need an ice-cream machine for this one, but what are post-Christmas sales for if not to pick up some heavily discounted kitchen gear? Peep the full recipe over here.

To accompany you while you embark on your next culinary quest, we’ve cooked up some lovely kitchen merch, including three colourful tea towels and a flower-power apron. The designs are pulled straight from the pages of the frankie 2022 diary, which is full of vintage kitchen-inspired artwork by Pilgrim Hodgson. Find the lot over at the frankie shop.