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Aquafaba – fast and vegan alternative to Italian meringue!

29/05/2016 at 23:30

Can opening a can of chick peas improve sorbets? Like you, dear reader, I was highly sceptical. But I was wrong – so very wrong. Read on and learn about Aquafaba: the fab new, fast and vegan way to take your sorbets to new heights! Everyone knows that sorbets basically consist of sugar, water and flavour. Some may even whisk in a raw egg white – thereby trying to emulate […]

Chocolate/Oatmeal ball ice cream

24/04/2016 at 23:24

Looking for a tasty new ice cream without any cream or eggs? Something which would please not only vegans and people with allergies, but, like, everyone? Yes, I know it sounds too good to be true but there is nothing second-rate about Chocolate/Oatmeal ball ice cream! This recipe is based on The Chocolate ball, also known as The Oatmeal ball: a truly iconic Swedish confectionery (while […]

Malaga Raisin ice cream

20/03/2016 at 21:47

Today’s post is delicious and still very easy to make: Malaga raisin is a close, but distinct, sibling to classic Rhum raisin ice cream. All you need is some vanilla ice cream, to which you add raisins soaked in a sweet, fortified Spanish dessert wine. The resulting flavour is rich, complex and truly very satisfying – Read on!  Admittedly, alcohol and ice cream is […]

Strawberry Mascarpone ice cream

28/02/2016 at 20:48

Imagine my happiness when I got hold of a case of fresh strawberries the other day! A sign of early spring or of globalisation? Possibly both, but in any case, I decided to transform some of the ‘red gold’ into a royal treat – Strawberry Mascarpone ice cream!    Fresh berries deserve a fresh ice cream and in my view, the Philadelphia-style (American style) ice […]

Exotically spiced Almond ice cream

31/01/2016 at 23:21

Like almonds? Like cinnamon and cardamom? Me to – let’s combine these delicious flavours into one ice cream! Avid readers already know about my love for all things almondy. As I also happen to love cinnamon and cardamom, I guess the creation of this recipe was just a matter of time!  Simple and delicious Catering to all of us with less time than we would like to […]

Christmas- and New Year’s Specials: Goodies from the Archives

13/12/2015 at 15:36

Christmas is fast approaching, as is New Year’s Eve! Hope you’re not feeling too cold for frozen desserts? Good – after all, every season is a season for ice cream, right?  Avid readers know about my ever-present temptation to conjure up yet another version of Gingerbread ice cream at this time of the year (I am working on a new one). However, in the interest of timely […]

Oreo cookie ice cream

27/11/2015 at 13:48

Cookies and ice cream is a great combination: not only because it is tasty, but also because the cookies tend to improve the consistency of ice cream. Today, we will match a creamy, American-style ice cream base with Oreo cookies. Read on!     Oreo cakes were introduced in the US already in 1912, and is nowadays slated to be the US best-selling cookie. Clearly, […]