Oreo cookie ice cream

27/11/2015 at 13:48

Cookies and ice cream is a great combination: not only because it is tasty, but also because the cookies tend to improve the consistency of ice cream. Today, we will match a creamy, American-style ice cream base with Oreo cookies. Read on!     Oreo cakes were introduced in the US already in 1912, and is nowadays slated to be the US best-selling cookie. Clearly, […]

Fior di Latte ice cream

30/09/2015 at 21:58

Looking for a new, fresh ice cream base? Fond of milk? – Look no further! Many people tend to base their ice creams on vanilla, combining it with whatever other flavour they want to create. But there are other ice cream bases which serve a similar purpose – the Italian tradition offers Fior di Latte!   Fior di Latte literally translates into “Flower of milk” which, […]

Chocolate frozen yoghurt

10/04/2014 at 10:26

Ever tried to combine tangy yoghurt with chocolate and then freeze it? While this sensation might not be for everyone, I am quite fond of it myself. Read on! More intriguing than ordinary chocolate ice cream As you may know, frozen yoghurts may not always contain very much actual yoghurt. But today’s recipe certainly does! All this yoghurt gives a special touch to the […]

30 minutes to Blueberry heaven (blueberry frozen yoghurt)

21/03/2014 at 13:29

The blueberry is probably my favourite berry: extra nice these days, when the blue berries are hailed not only as delicious, but also super-healthy. Since I also love frozen yoghurt, you can imagine my happiness when I found an easy way to make great blueberry frozen yoghurt in less than 30 minutes. The secret? Mainly a jar of good quality blueberry jam. Read on! Frozen […]

Marzipan ice cream

26/01/2014 at 23:56

Marzipan! This delightful combination of sugar and almonds is, next to ice cream, probably one of the tastiest sweet things I know. Would it not be practical, then, to combine the two for maximum indulgence?  As far as I remember, ever since I raided my mother’s kitchen in search of almond paste as a little child, I have had cravings for marzipan and its close sibling, […]

Fire in the Hole! – Spicy orange gelato

30/12/2013 at 00:05

Just in time for the New Year celebrations, Ice Cream Nation turns to mining, and finds a nugget of real frozen gold – a delicate, elegant gelato dessert, able to hold its own in any fancy dinner setting.  And there is also something special for the hard core-fans of ice cream making: a new gelato base recipe, where butter (!) largely replaces cream! And believe me – the […]

Monster ice cream

13/09/2013 at 08:18

Familiar with Cthulhu and the twisted pantheon of unspeakable gods and creatures conjured up by cult horror writer H P Lovecraft?  If not, don’t worry – in order to enjoy this ice cream you don’t have to. But it does help to be young at heart and appreciate how much fun certain types of horrors can be if only you’re in the right mood!   When one of my daughters […]