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 […]

Chile Chocolate Sicilian style (no ice cream machine required)

12/04/2013 at 09:56

Spice up your life, have some Chile pepper and feel alive! The slogans ring true for all of us who like a fiery touch every now and then. So, why not heighten the feeling of being alive and try some chiles in your ice cream too? Since the recipe even is made without any eggs, it should be perfect also for all (dairy-accepting) vegetarians! And this one does not even require […]

Chocolate sorbet (spicy and relatively lean)

12/11/2012 at 10:46

Making lean chocolate sorbet is fairly easy. But making lean and well-tasting chocolate sorbet is a different matter. Follow my quest for a quite fat-free but still enjoyable chocolate frozen treat. As most calorie-sensitive people know, sorbets are generally preferable to ice cream when it comes to minding one’s weight. While sorbets admittedly contain a lot of sugar they […]

Fresh Mint and Jalapeño ice cream

18/10/2011 at 16:51

Mint ice cream a bit too tame for you? Add some cold steel to it with the help of  jalapeño pepper!  Mint is a prolific plant (in terms of cultivation, it is even considered “invasive”) and its fresh, fragrant leaves can spice up not only tea and chewing gum, but has also a prominent place in many cooking traditions.  And of course – you can also make mint ice cream! While […]

Chile Chocolate ice cream

30/07/2011 at 14:17

Already the ancient Aztecs and the Mayans knew that Chile peppers and chocolate have positive and reinvigorating qualities. Greatly inspired by my dear friend Mats, dedicated pepper specialist and true enthusiast, I decided to have a go at this forceful combination in frozen form.     Chile pepper chocolate ice cream (yields a bit less than 1 litre) Ingredients: 300 […]