Blueberry cardamom ice cream (with whisky)

30/05/2017 at 00:08

Summer is here – the favourite season for love, ice creams and blueberries! Let’s celebrate that with a truly exquisite blueberry ice cream. Unlike other, more blueberry-centric, recipes, this one comes loaded with the complementary flavours of exotic cardamom, cookie crumbles and whisky! A strange combination? That may be – but it delivers big time! Come and have a closer […]

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 […]

Gin & Tonic ice popsicles

21/08/2014 at 20:00

 Ice popsicles are not only for youngsters – in fact, these G&T flavoured ones should only be served to adults 😉  !  Gin and Tonic (or simply “G&T”, as the classic drink usually is referred to in drink-savvy circles) makes for a very tasty sorbet, at least for those of us who don’t mind some alcohol in our ice creams. The good thing with it is that a little […]

Coffee Rhum and Walnut ice cream

08/01/2013 at 02:38

“Fifteen men on the dead man’s chest– Yo-ho-ho, and a …  a scope of Coffee Rhum & Walnut ice cream?” Admittedly, it seems extremely unlikely that ice cream ever was part of classic Caribbean pirates’ dietary habits. But Rhum surely was! So if ice cream making had been an actual possibility in those days, I  feel pretty confident that this frozen combination of […]

Cider & Apple sorbet

04/10/2011 at 23:31

Cider from Normandy and delicious green apples baked together form the basis of this rustic sorbet. My first taste brought about vivid and positive childhood memories of mother’s home-made, deliciously cooked apple-sauce. The cider brings an additional dimension to the final flavour experience.   This baked apple sorbet is basically an adaptation from a recipe by Jeni […]