How to improve sorbets

29/09/2013 at 15:10

It is easy to make sorbets and the results are usually delightful, particularly if you have an ice cream machine. However, sorbets kept in the freezer for any longer time soon begin to deteriorate. The texture starts to become coarse and more icy (in a negative way). But there are ways to improve sorbets – Read on!     First, it might be good to quickly […]

Monster ice cream

13/09/2013 at 08:18

Familiar with Cthulhu and the twisted pantheon of unspeakable gods and creatures conjured up by cult horror writer H P Lovecraft?  If not, don’t worry – in order to enjoy this ice cream you don’t have to. But it does help to be young at heart and appreciate how much fun certain types of horrors can be if only you’re in the right mood!   When one of my daughters […]

Strawberry Szechuan sorbet

05/09/2013 at 00:16

Strawberries are great. I think most people would agree to that, not least when it comes to ice creams. But as nice as the genuine flavour of the red strawberries can be, sometimes you wish for a bit of a refining twist. This time, we will seek such a twist with the help of Szechuan pepper – a spice closely linked both to traditional Chinese medicine and to the great Szechuan […]