There’s nothing vanilla about a rich, creamy, homemade vanilla bean ice cream. With 30% of ice cream sales in the world, it’s the most popular flavour of ice cream sold in the world. It’s the first flavour of ice cream that I remember having, so for today’s Ice Cream Sunday - my favourite flavour – Vanilla Bean ice cream.

Sat., Aug 9 • 0 comment(s)

I love to make cheese scones because they remind me of home. This is my comfort food. Although I typically make these on Sunday, if I have a bad day at work, these are my go to comfort food to make. What's your comfort food.

Thu., Aug 7 • 66 comment(s)

We’re a little behind on this week’s ice cream Sunday treat. Although we had a super busy weekend here at Olive and Ruby, it’s never too busy for Watermelon Fruit popsicles. This week's recipe is so simple, all you need is fruit.

Tue., Aug 5 • 1 comment(s)

What do you do when you’ve made a watermelon salad and one of your guests doesn’t eat one of the ingredients in the original salad? Well you make another salad, so you end up with watermelon salad done 2 ways.

Wed., Jul 30 • 0 comment(s)

My love for sorbets really started with a love for Italian ices, and snow cones. As a kid there was nothing more satisfying than sinking my face and mouth into a slushy, icy treat to cool off on a hot summer day. In this week's Ice Cream Sunday I've created a grown up version of a childhood treat.

Sun., Jul 27 • 0 comment(s)

Although I’ve never really blogged about it, I eat avocados regularly. In Trinidad, they are found everywhere, and I've had it prepare just about every way that you can possible think of. A couple of weeks ago I had an avocado creme brûlée and it brought back memories of avocado ice cream so this is my offering for this week's ice cream Sunday.

Sun., Jul 20 • 31 comment(s)


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Welcome to Olive & Ruby

Hi, I’m Rhonda! Welcome to my blog on cooking, baking and my life. I now live in the beautiful metropolis of Toronto, but spent the first 17 years of my life on the Caribbean island of Trinidad, where I met and fell in love with Olive & Ruby.
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