Sparkling Sorbet

28/12/2011 at 23:04

  A glass of Sparkling Sorbet – is there a classier way for an ice cream fan to celebrate? Sparkling sorbet could well be the same as “Champagne Sorbet” but then again, you may not have access to the precious French bubbles. While few sparkling wines rival genuine high-class French Champagne, there are luckily other good sparkling wines out there – and usually in much more […]

Swedish Yule Rice ice cream

22/12/2011 at 01:30

Say “Santa Clause” today and most people probably start thinking about a jovial and overweight Santa dressed in red.  Although culturally dominating these days, this Santa-image has actually a rather short history – stemming from Coca-cola ads in the 1930’s, to be exact. Follow me further back in time instead, and meet Santa’s old heathen  ancestor – Tomten! Tomten, like […]

Santa Lucia Saffron Raisin ice cream

13/12/2011 at 01:27

Do you know Saint Lucia? Every 13 December, candle-carrying, singing processions of youth, clad in white and Christmas glitter and headed by a young woman (the Lucia) wearing a red girdle and a crown of lights, light up the winter darkness all around Sweden (and elsewhere too, by the way).     Delivering Christmas carols (including the obligatory Santa Lucia-signature […]

Gingerbread ice cream (no cookies required!)

05/12/2011 at 12:42

No time to bake gingerbread cookies? Do not despair – you can actually make gingerbread ice cream without cookies!  The trick: flavour a neutral ice cream base with  spices typically used when making the cookies – cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and ginger! Gingerbread cookies (also known as  ginger biscuits/ginger snaps) truly classify as one of the best ice cream add-ins […]