Blood orange sorbet with chile and cinnamon

11/12/2016 at 20:53

Christmas is coming! And since the red is the colour of Christmas, let’s try a merry red-hot sorbet for December! Why has red become so associated with Christmas? Some point to the influence of Christian symbolism – the red apples of Eden, the blood of Jesus, and the red-coloured robes of bishops. One thing is clear – Santa Clause only gained his trade mark- red clothing […]

Mango Aquafaba sorbet

18/07/2016 at 21:31

What happens when delectable mango unite with trendy, easy-to-make aquafaba meringue in a mouth-watering sorbet? Read on and find out!     Mango is one of my favourite fruits, and avid readers may remember earlier delicious posts on mango ice cream and mango ice pops. Today, we will prepare a mango sorbet but we will add that little extra: harnessing the “foaming […]

Blackberry Pinot Noir Sorbet (or popsicles!)

16/08/2015 at 11:54

Ice cream for wine connaisseurs? Or – could red wine really survive the transition to frozen dessert? Let’s find out! As avid readers knows, it is possible to make ice cream out of about every possible flavour: inclusions of alcohol (in one way or the other) do not only affect consistency and scoopability, but may also add to the flavours (provided, of course, that […]

Apple Spoom with calvados and sparkling wine

16/04/2015 at 22:29

“Enjoy your apple but with moderation” – that might be a suitable slogan for this light and elegant, yet quite alcoholic, frozen dessert: a perfect companion to fine dining and adult refreshment. But if you do not like to use alcohol, just skip that part of the recipe and enjoy a nice, smooth Apple spoom au naturel! Spoom is a particular type of sorbet mixed with a […]

Sultan’s Pomegranate ginger sorbet

29/09/2014 at 10:02

Ever dreamt about living the life of a Sultan?  Here is your chance!  The inspiration to this stylish and delicious sorbet comes straight from the palace of the old Ottoman Empire! Close your eyes and savour the flavour of pomegranate sorbet, with intriguing flavour-twists added by aromatic spices such as ginger, cinnamon and clove. “Have a sharbat and a smile” – […]

Sorbet Cardinale (raspberry-blackcurrant sorbet)

09/07/2014 at 15:32

Sorbet Cardinale, a delicate flavour composed of raspberries and blackcurrants, seems to be quite rare these days. This is hard to understand, since it is a very pleasing flavour.  And luckily, one does not have to be a Catholic Eminence to enjoy this delicate, very berry sorbet! As a little extra, this post will also look into the use of gelatin as a stabiliser in sorbets […]

‘Old school’ Raspberry sorbet (prepared with Italian meringue)

01/04/2014 at 09:25

Raspberry sorbet – even when prepared in the easy, “standard sorbet way” – usually turns out very nicely. But this time, we will go that extra mile and add a further delicious dimension – with the help of classic soft Italian meringue. Read on!  While slightly more laboursome than just whisking together a typical sorbet, you will find that the result really […]