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Redcurrant ice cream (no ice cream machine required)

29/03/2017 at 00:24

Redcurrant as a berry might taste a bit too tart for many of us, but that does not show in this delicious ice cream! Based on a simple yet powerful recipe, even redcurrant-sceptics will find their taste buds in for a real treat! Oh, and did I mention that you also can make this ice cream in your ordinary kitchen freezer?    Ice cream without a machine? Yes, it is […]

Spicy Pineapple Frozen Yoghurt

28/02/2017 at 21:14

Looking for something special? Something fresh and light? Then surprise your tastebuds with this exotic frozen cocktail of pineapple, ginger and lemon! These delicate flavours all unite in a truly delicious and refreshing frozen yoghurt! Not spicy enough for you? Then sprinkle on some chile pepper flakes! Pineapples are fascinating tropical fruits, and avid readers may […]

Wasabi ice cream

30/01/2017 at 00:08

Wasabi, or Japanese horseradish, has a unique, pungent and mustard-like taste well-known to all sushi-lovers. But with vapours strong enough to wake up the sleeping or the unconscious (!), could wasabi really work in ice cream? Well, there is only one way to find out – read on!   Wasabi usually comes in the form of dried powder or paste. While I encourage all enthusiasts […]

Blood orange sorbet with chile and cinnamon

11/12/2016 at 20:53

Christmas is coming! And since the red is the colour of Christmas, let’s try a merry red-hot sorbet for December! Why has red become so associated with Christmas? Some point to the influence of Christian symbolism – the red apples of Eden, the blood of Jesus, and the red-coloured robes of bishops. One thing is clear – Santa Clause only gained his trade mark- red clothing […]

Halva ice cream

31/10/2016 at 18:54

Ever heard about Halva? Or Halvah, helva, alva, or any of the other half-dozen or so labels under which this particular dessert is known and loved? Yours truly recently went to the Middle East, checked out a couple of the crumbly regional varieties, and became curious about whether the Halva also could be used to make some intriguing ice cream. How did it go? – Read on and […]

Plum gelato – Sicilian style

18/09/2016 at 23:21

Plums! How I adore these lush, tasty fruits! More than just delicious and tasty, they also contain impressive amounts of vitamins, fibres and antioxidants so what’s not to like? Where I live, the season was drawing to its inevitable close, but I went shopping and found exactly what I needed:   A batch of really ripe, almost too-soft-to-buy Prunus domestica ‘President’ (as […]

Blackcurrant ice cream (no ice cream machine required)

02/08/2016 at 23:01

Every summer, I ponder how to best make good ice cream without an ice cream machine. While idly flipping through the pages of one of my mother’s Swedish foodie magazines, I recently came upon a recipe which seemed worth building upon. Little did I know that the delicious blackcurrant ice cream would end up as a new personal favourite! And yes – it also turned out to be a truly […]