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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Frozen Pinapple on a stick

31/10/2015 at 10:41

You may have heard about frozen bananas on a stick, but some find even greater pleasure sucking on a delicious, ice cold piece of pineapple! Had too much ice cream recently? Not interested in “modern stabilisers” or ice cream heavy on cream? Still longing for a frozen treat? Look no further – a stick of frozen pineapple will give you an ice cream-like experience, without […]

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, […]

Rhubarb yoghurt ice cream – the eternal summer favourite

18/06/2015 at 23:55

Summer and – in Sweden – Midsummer! Just in time for the summer vacations, it is high time to get hold of some deliciously tart rhubarb stalks and prepare one of my definitive all-time summer favourites! This recipe remains one of my absolute favourites, and by now I have totally lost track of how many times I have made this truly fantastic ice cream! Rhubarb is usually […]

Nutella ice cream, or Sicilian gelato in a micro!

25/05/2015 at 23:39

Nutella may not be the world’s most healthy breakfast ingredient but guess what? You can make a very nice Nutella ice cream with just a few teaspoons of the famous chocolate-hazelnut spread! The base? A nice, egg-free Sicilian gelato! And to make it all even more interesting, we will skip the stove and the saucepan: instead, we will be using a microwave oven to prepare it! On […]