Cola sorbet

28/08/2012 at 00:12

The sorbet that is it!  Well, it might be, if you like the flavour of Cola! Coca-Cola and Pepsi Cola are the undisputed giants of the world’s many cola soda drinks. And while you may have heard the stories about coca leaves [containing cocaine] being one of the original ingredients (at least for one major brand), today’s cola soda drinks typically contain caffeine (and […]

Ice cream island tweaks – Berry yoghurt ice cream revisited

09/08/2012 at 12:12

Robinson Crusoe had no ice cream machine, and this time of the year, the same goes for me. But there is hope – still-frozen ice cream! Our summer island is clearly less tropical than Robinson’s, being situated in the cold waters of the Swedish archipelago.  The forests here are ripe with delicious blueberries and even some exquisite wild strawberries, and occasionally, […]

Nougat and port wine parfait with pomegranate

01/08/2012 at 14:09

Ever eaten something that forced you to spend half of your future life underground? If so, your name is probably Persephone, of Greek mythology fame. She was tricked by Hades into eating a few seeds of pomegranate, thereby sealing her fate as queen of the Underworld (her duties there luckily limited to the winter season, however). Surely, you will fare better when enjoying […]