Vanilla ice cream – Scandinavian style

27/10/2011 at 18:00

Genuine vanilla – easily one of the most exquisite flavours to enjoy in ice cream. This delightful and rich recipe – based on the favourite formula by a  Scandinavian master confectioner –  will dispel any notions of vanilla being a “boring flavour”.      Vanilla – versatile ice cream with many faces So much can be said about vanilla ice cream.  Decade after decade, […]

Fresh Mint and Jalapeño ice cream

18/10/2011 at 16:51

Mint ice cream a bit too tame for you? Add some cold steel to it with the help of  jalapeño pepper!  Mint is a prolific plant (in terms of cultivation, it is even considered “invasive”) and its fresh, fragrant leaves can spice up not only tea and chewing gum, but has also a prominent place in many cooking traditions.  And of course – you can also make mint ice cream! While […]

Vanilla! Vanilla!

12/10/2011 at 16:39

  Born of blood from a princess, considered to be an aphrodisiac since Pre-Columbian times, and the second most expensive spice in the world (after saffron).  In the world of ice cream, no other flavour can compete with vanilla’s global popularity as the symbol for  “typical ice cream”. And leaving the many cheap, often synthetic vanilla products aside, genuine, […]

Cider & Apple sorbet

04/10/2011 at 23:31

Cider from Normandy and delicious green apples baked together form the basis of this rustic sorbet. My first taste brought about vivid and positive childhood memories of mother’s home-made, deliciously cooked apple-sauce. The cider brings an additional dimension to the final flavour experience.   This baked apple sorbet is basically an adaptation from a recipe by Jeni […]