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Mount Everest ice cream (à la Edmund Hillary)

06/03/2015 at 00:47
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Want to try an ice cream for heroes? Edmund Hillary – legendary mountaineer who, together with his sherpa Tenzing Norgay, was the first human to ever climb the top of Mount Everest – accomplished many impressive feats in his life. Long before the age of power bars, he even created a tasty snack to help him through his mountain expeditions. And Edmund Hillary’s snack is […]

Nitro-frozen ice cream!

12/02/2015 at 02:09
The extremely cold liquid nitrogen will freeze the ice cream base in no time at all!

When making good ice cream, most of us know how important it is to really freeze the ice cream quickly! Still, for most of us this is a process that takes minutes, half-hours or longer, and not seconds. Unless, of course, you have a tank of liquid nitrogen at your disposal!   Liquid nitrogen has become quite the rage in the past few years, and it is easy to understand […]

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
No, it is not the mountain itself - it is the Monte Blanc frozen dessert in the making

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” – […]