I’ve mentioned in past posts that during the summer it is way too hot in my apartment to do any serious cooking. Which is why I’ve been trying my hand at homemade popsicles. Turns out, the dollar stores in my neighborhood keep all sorts of popsicle molds in stock and I’ve purchased a few in order to perfect my popsicle art.
I like any dish you can mix and match and I’m a big fan of layering multiple tastes and textures to maximize the flavor experience. I started imagining all of the different popsicle options and a chai pop quickly came to mind. I did some googling and found a recipe that sounded tasty and realized I had some hazelnuts on hand. Chai yogurt pops with toasted hazelnuts? Yes, please.
Sadly, these wound up tasting like watery butt. I’m posting them because it’s important to learn from one’s mistakes and maybe someone out there will read this and know how I could have made this better. I’m not sure why these were so lacking in flavor. Chai tea is packed FULL of intense spices and herbs and I even added extra cinnamon and honey to try and amp up the taste even more. Unfortunately, these really would up tasting like bitter nothingness. [Continue Reading...]