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Sultan’s Pomegranate ginger sorbet

29/09/2014 at 10:02
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Ever dreamt about living the life of a Sultan?  Here is your chance!  The inspiration to this stylish and delicious sorbet comes straight from the palace of the old Ottoman Empire! Close your eyes and savour the flavour of pomegranate sorbet, with intriguing flavour-twists added by aromatic spices such as ginger, cinnamon and clove. “Have a sharbat and a smile” – [...]

Gooseberry Fool ice cream

04/09/2014 at 13:24
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We may never find out why the British named this famous line of desserts “Fool”, but making one is certainly no fool’s errand. With autumn now standing by the door, we will defiantly lay our hands on some fresh gooseberries, think lovingly about the summer and produce a delicious, classic Gooseberry Fool ice cream! Some readers may remember that I have already written once [...]

Gin & Tonic ice popsicles

21/08/2014 at 20:00
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 Ice popsicles are not only for youngsters – in fact, these G&T flavoured ones should only be served to adults ;-)  !  Gin and Tonic (or simply “G&T”, as the classic drink usually is referred to in drink-savvy circles) makes for a very tasty sorbet, at least for those of us who don’t mind some alcohol in our ice creams. The good thing with it is that a little [...]

Indian Kulfi ice cream

27/07/2014 at 00:09
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Have you ever tried kulfi? This Indian specialty is a splendid reminder that there are other delicious schools of ice cream-making outside the Western world’s well-known ones. And best of all – you won’t even need an ice cream machine to make these great-tasting beauties! While Italy often is credited with being the birthplace of ice cream as we know it today, the seeds [...]

Sorbet Cardinale (raspberry-blackcurrant sorbet)

09/07/2014 at 15:32
Freshly churned Sorbet Cardinale - a great combination of raspberry and blackcurrant

Sorbet Cardinale, a delicate flavour composed of raspberries and blackcurrants, seems to be quite rare these days. This is hard to understand, since it is a very pleasing flavour.  And luckily, one does not have to be a Catholic Eminence to enjoy this delicate, very berry sorbet! As a little extra, this post will also look into the use of gelatin as a stabiliser in sorbets [...]

Loving Liquorice ice cream

20/06/2014 at 13:52
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Some people just love liquorice. Me? No, not really. But since I love someone who does love it, finding a superior recipe for liquorice ice cream quickly turned into quite a personal quest. It seems that liquorice as a flavour is a love-or-hate affaire, capable of dividing both people and nations. But this seductive ice cream is not only certain to please the fans [...]

Quark Cherry ice popsicles

23/05/2014 at 00:08
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Always on the lookout for (reasonably) healthy ways to make ice popsicles, the time has come to test Quark! Never heard about quark? I have been told that it is called Farmer’s cheese in the US, and unless you are familiar with the sour milk-loving food traditions of Germany, or the more Eastern parts of Europe, you may not have come across it. But quark – a tangy, low-fat distant [...]