Gingerbread ice cream

28/11/2011 at 13:37

Feeling grumpy or downright evil? Have a Pepparkaka! Eating  gingerbread (at least the Swedish type) is actually supposed to make you kind!    A cookie with Medieval roots … With old German roots (“Lebkuchen”),  the Swedish gingerbread (“Pepparkaka”, literally “Pepper cookie”)  is documented at least  since the 13th century. The traditions of making cookies […]

Kombucha sorbet

21/11/2011 at 15:49

Tired of drinking all that green tea and yoghurt to improve your health? – Let the fermented Eastern classic Kombucha into your life! Never heard about it? Well, read on then … Kombucha is composed by fermenting tea with the help of a relatively “mushroom”-looking symbiotic culture  of multiple yeasts and healthy bacteria. The slightly acidic Kombucha was known  in Russia […]

Lemon meringue ice cream

11/11/2011 at 10:29

Lemon curd and meringues is a truly classic combination, well known throughout – in particular – the Anglo-Saxon culinary world. No wonder then, that these two ingredients that marry so well together also make for a fantastic, grown-up ice cream experience!   This recipe is an adaptation of a recipe by Joanna Farrow and Sara Lewis, found in their highly commendable […]

Figs in Port ice cream

03/11/2011 at 17:09

Remember the proverbial fig leaves worn by the biblical Adam and Eve?  Too delicate to only serve as symbols for loss of innocence and fall from grace, figs can also be used to make ice cream! Pairing them with the famous Portuguese fortified sweet wine from Porto creates an alluring ice cream for adults.   The present recipe is based on vanilla ice cream. The vanilla […]