Magical Mango Cinnamon ice cream

31/07/2017 at 12:52

A gooey, sumptuous mango ice cream with an exotic touch of cinnamon – could this be a contender for “most delicious ice cream of the year”? The short answer is – “Yes”!  And luckily, this frozen gem is also super-easy to make: if you can open a tin can, and mix cold milk with fruit purée, you’re practically there. Rejoice and read on!  A rare but delightful flavour While […]

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 […]

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 […]

Masala Chai ice cream

02/05/2012 at 12:03

Open your mind – we’re making Masala Chai ice cream! Ah – India … even if you have not yet visited this fascinating country, chances are that you have tasted Masala Chai: black tea with warm, aromatic  spices, typically  served quite sweet.   Masala chai comes in countless different variations, and often tends to be more flavoured by the exciting spices than of the […]

Swedish Yule Rice ice cream

22/12/2011 at 01:30

Say “Santa Clause” today and most people probably start thinking about a jovial and overweight Santa dressed in red.  Although culturally dominating these days, this Santa-image has actually a rather short history – stemming from Coca-cola ads in the 1930’s, to be exact. Follow me further back in time instead, and meet Santa’s old heathen  ancestor – Tomten! Tomten, like […]

Gingerbread ice cream (no cookies required!)

05/12/2011 at 12:42

No time to bake gingerbread cookies? Do not despair – you can actually make gingerbread ice cream without cookies!  The trick: flavour a neutral ice cream base with  spices typically used when making the cookies – cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and ginger! Gingerbread cookies (also known as  ginger biscuits/ginger snaps) truly classify as one of the best ice cream add-ins […]