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 […]

Plum gelato – Sicilian style

18/09/2016 at 23:21

Plums! How I adore these lush, tasty fruits! More than just delicious and tasty, they also contain impressive amounts of vitamins, fibres and antioxidants so what’s not to like? Where I live, the season was drawing to its inevitable close, but I went shopping and found exactly what I needed:   A batch of really ripe, almost too-soft-to-buy Prunus domestica ‘President’ (as […]

Mango Aquafaba sorbet

18/07/2016 at 21:31

What happens when delectable mango unite with trendy, easy-to-make aquafaba meringue in a mouth-watering sorbet? Read on and find out!     Mango is one of my favourite fruits, and avid readers may remember earlier delicious posts on mango ice cream and mango ice pops. Today, we will prepare a mango sorbet but we will add that little extra: harnessing the “foaming […]

Blueberry Summer Solstice yoghurt ice cream

23/06/2016 at 23:56

Ah – Swedish Midsummer is upon us again! As plenty of Swedes prepare for the festivities (typically centred around partying, eating and – definitely – drinking), we, too, will turn to Mother Nature for some blue delights. No, I’m neither referring to Smurfs, melancholic love affairs, or pagan frolicking with forest spirits like the Hulder. I’m talking about blueberries!  Blueberries […]

Aquafaba – fast and vegan alternative to Italian meringue!

29/05/2016 at 23:30

Can opening a can of chick peas improve sorbets? Like you, dear reader, I was highly sceptical. But I was wrong – so very wrong. Read on and learn about Aquafaba: the fab new, fast and vegan way to take your sorbets to new heights! Everyone knows that sorbets basically consist of sugar, water and flavour. Some may even whisk in a raw egg white – thereby trying to emulate […]

Chocolate/Oatmeal ball ice cream

24/04/2016 at 23:24

Looking for a tasty new ice cream without any cream or eggs? Something which would please not only vegans and people with allergies, but, like, everyone? Yes, I know it sounds too good to be true but there is nothing second-rate about Chocolate/Oatmeal ball ice cream! This recipe is based on The Chocolate ball, also known as The Oatmeal ball: a truly iconic Swedish confectionery (while […]

Strawberry Mascarpone ice cream

28/02/2016 at 20:48

Imagine my happiness when I got hold of a case of fresh strawberries the other day! A sign of early spring or of globalisation? Possibly both, but in any case, I decided to transform some of the ‘red gold’ into a royal treat – Strawberry Mascarpone ice cream!    Fresh berries deserve a fresh ice cream and in my view, the Philadelphia-style (American style) ice […]