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 […]

Saffron Raisin ice cream (Scandinavian Christmas style)

10/12/2012 at 10:38

Saffron – the world’s most expensive spice – lends its exquisite flavour(s) to this frozen Christmas dream in noble yellow! Saffron has been know to, and appreciated by man for thousands of years, and its culinary use in Sweden can be traced back to, at least, the Middle Ages. But saffron’s widespread popularity as a particular Christmas spice is a Swedish tradition that […]

Roman ice cream – Dulcia Domestica

24/03/2012 at 13:58

Follow me to ancient Rome and seek sweet ice cream- inspiration  … from the world’s oldest known collection of antique recipes!   There is something fascinating about the ancient Roman Empire – a fascination fuelled not only by remaining ruins, books and historical research but notably by popular culture. Films like  “Gladiator”, and TV-series  like “I, Claudius” and […]

Goat cheese ice cream with Cognac figs

04/03/2012 at 11:59

  Sometimes, too much of a good thing can be wonderful. But sometimes, it can just be too much. This may be particularly true when speaking about acquired tastes, like those for goat cheese and for Cognac. And I’m speaking out of experience – my first attempt at this ice cream turned into an unbalanced abomination of goat cheese and unpleasantly large quantities of […]

Making Oriental Style Ice Cream

21/07/2011 at 18:48

  First of all, excuse the following over-simplifications. “Oriental ice cream” covers quite a diverse field so this is mainly an attempt to highlight three main aspects of this rich tradition. One technique, which uses (corn) starch as stabiliser instead of eggs, is sometimes labelled “Oriental” (I have previously done so myself). This style is, however, also well […]