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Banana ice cream à la Monet

08/01/2015 at 23:22
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An ice cream recipe by a world famous French painter? Yes, actually! Let’s take a closer look at impressionist giant Claude Monet’s very own banana ice cream! Impressionism in painting is characterised by an emphasis on  … well, the impression objects around us make on the human eye, rather than the object per se. Looking very closely at an impressionist […]

Christmas Special – Goodies from the archive

21/12/2014 at 02:28
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Christmas is here again! And while some people avoid frozen desserts during winter, we all know that every season is a season for ice cream, right?  This year, despite the ever-present temptation to conjure up yet another version of Gingerbread ice cream, I decided to look into the Archives. So, from me to you – a few of my well tried and tested favourite recipes!  Enjoy, […]

Vanilla ice cream (again)

20/11/2014 at 11:37
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Ah – vanilla! When prepared in an authentic way (with no cheap substitutes), vanilla ice cream can be absolutely delicious already on its own. But vanilla also tend to go well with a myriade of other desserts, and just about everything you might want to put in your ice cream – No wonder that vanilla reigns unchallenged as the world’s most popular ice cream flavour!   From […]

Chestnut ice cream Monte Blanc

28/10/2014 at 15:29
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While skiing in Chamonix, France, I found a quite peculiar ice cream flavour in a local ice cream parlour – Mont Blanc. As luck would have it, this eventually lead me to one of the most fabulous ice cream creations I know – read on!  Monte Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps and in the European Union, and it all made a lot of local sense, as that very mountain […]

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 […]