Redcurrant ice cream (no ice cream machine required)

29/03/2017 at 00:24

Redcurrant as a berry might taste a bit too tart for many of us, but that does not show in this delicious ice cream! Based on a simple yet powerful recipe, even redcurrant-sceptics will find their taste buds in for a real treat! Oh, and did I mention that you also can make this ice cream in your ordinary kitchen freezer?    Ice cream without a machine? Yes, it is […]

Wasabi ice cream

30/01/2017 at 00:08

Wasabi, or Japanese horseradish, has a unique, pungent and mustard-like taste well-known to all sushi-lovers. But with vapours strong enough to wake up the sleeping or the unconscious (!), could wasabi really work in ice cream? Well, there is only one way to find out – read on!   Wasabi usually comes in the form of dried powder or paste. While I encourage all enthusiasts […]

Halva ice cream

31/10/2016 at 18:54

Ever heard about Halva? Or Halvah, helva, alva, or any of the other half-dozen or so labels under which this particular dessert is known and loved? Yours truly recently went to the Middle East, checked out a couple of the crumbly regional varieties, and became curious about whether the Halva also could be used to make some intriguing ice cream. How did it go? – Read on and […]

Blackcurrant ice cream (no ice cream machine required)

02/08/2016 at 23:01

Every summer, I ponder how to best make good ice cream without an ice cream machine. While idly flipping through the pages of one of my mother’s Swedish foodie magazines, I recently came upon a recipe which seemed worth building upon. Little did I know that the delicious blackcurrant ice cream would end up as a new personal favourite! And yes – it also turned out to be a truly […]

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 […]

Vanilla ice cream (again)

20/11/2014 at 11:37

Ah – vanilla! When prepared in an authentic way (with no cheap substitutes), vanilla ice cream can be absolutely delicious already on its own. But vanilla also tend to go well with a myriade of other desserts, and just about everything you might want to put in your ice cream – No wonder that vanilla reigns unchallenged as the world’s most popular ice cream flavour!   From […]

Chestnut ice cream Monte Blanc

28/10/2014 at 15:29

While skiing in Chamonix, France, I found a quite peculiar ice cream flavour in a local ice cream parlour – Mont Blanc. As luck would have it, this eventually lead me to one of the most fabulous ice cream creations I know – read on!  Monte Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps and in the European Union, and it all made a lot of local sense, as that very mountain […]