Cardamom Espresso gelato

31/07/2013 at 23:51

Coffee counts as one of the classic Italian gelato flavours. But could a recipe otherwise mainly based on milk, sugar and a single whipped egg white for stabilisation really work  out well? I, for one, was not convinced. To my immense surprise, however, the ice cream turned out to be one of the nicest coffee-flavoured ice creams I’ve enjoyed in a very long time.   Me […]

Frozen lemon yoghurt ice cream

22/07/2013 at 09:51

What’s the result if you combine orange and lemon? And then add some yoghurt? And finally decide to freeze it all?  “- A perfect summer dream”, according to a friend of mine who recently tried this (low-calorie) frozen creation. Let’s find out more!   I really have a soft spot for frozen yoghurt. Could it be that they often feel healthier and less fatty than many […]

Piña colada sherbet

12/07/2013 at 11:17

Some ice creams really manage to evoke images of tropical holidays, beaches, palm trees and general fun in the sun. This Piña colada sherbet is one of them, and should please all lovers of the famous cocktail. And in case you prefer to omit the alcohol, just do so and make yourself a delicious Piñita colada sherbet.  Much has been written about the origins of […]

Orange blossom ice cream (or “In praise of Arrowroot”)

01/07/2013 at 15:49

Floral ice creams may not be all that common. But if you like Oriental desserts, you have likely already come across the Orange blossom flavour. Since I happen to adore this dreamy, aromatic stuff, it was just a matter of time before it would end up in an ice cream. And what an ice cream it turned out to be! This particular adaptation of the popular Sicilian gelato combines […]