Blackberry Pinot Noir Sorbet (or popsicles!)

16/08/2015 at 11:54

Ice cream for wine connaisseurs? Or – could red wine really survive the transition to frozen dessert? Let’s find out! As avid readers knows, it is possible to make ice cream out of about every possible flavour: inclusions of alcohol (in one way or the other) do not only affect consistency and scoopability, but may also add to the flavours (provided, of course, that […]

Apple Spoom with calvados and sparkling wine

16/04/2015 at 22:29

“Enjoy your apple but with moderation” – that might be a suitable slogan for this light and elegant, yet quite alcoholic, frozen dessert: a perfect companion to fine dining and adult refreshment. But if you do not like to use alcohol, just skip that part of the recipe and enjoy a nice, smooth Apple spoom au naturel! Spoom is a particular type of sorbet mixed with a […]

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 […]

Piña colada sherbet

12/07/2013 at 11:17

Some ice creams really manage to evoke images of tropical holidays, beaches, palm trees and general fun in the sun. This Piña colada sherbet is one of them, and should please all lovers of the famous cocktail. And in case you prefer to omit the alcohol, just do so and make yourself a delicious Piñita colada sherbet.  Much has been written about the origins of […]

Lumumba ice cream

30/01/2013 at 09:57

“Without dignity there is no freedom, without justice there is no dignity and without independence there are no free men.” Ever heard of Patrice Lumumba? A controversial independence politician and African nationalist in his lifetime, he was the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Congo.  Much can be said about Lumumba, who today is considered a hero and a martyr […]

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 […]

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 […]