• troubleshooting guide

    Don’t Shoot The Ice Cream Maker – a troubleshooting guide

    You just bought your brand new ice cream maker. With super excitement, you head off to make your first ever homemade ice cream. You stick the removable freezer bowl in the freezer, find a recipe and follow the steps to prepare the ice cream mix. When ready, you switch on the machine, pour the ice cream mix into it and wait. Thirty minutes later the ice cream is soupy. You decide to wait a little bit longer. But no matter how long you wait, the ice cream looks pathetic. You decide to turn the machine off, put the ice cream in the freezer and wait. Depending on how long you wait,…

  • melting camembert

    Still wondering how to melt this Camembert?

    So, after searching the web you have found the most promising instructions about melting a Camembert. You have bought your Camembert, preheated the oven to 180º C (350º F), set your timer to 15 minutes and watched like a hawk as the minutes went by. You pulled it out, made an indication, but instead of fondant-like it was solid. Oh well, maybe bake for 5 more minutes. But as per the instructions, a minute more and your melted Camembert will re-solidify. You put it back in the oven, wait for 5 minutes, solid again. You desperately spent the next 30 minutes in a similar manner, when after and hour you…