Christmas- and New Year’s Specials: Goodies from the Archives

13/12/2015 at 15:36

Christmas is fast approaching, as is New Year’s Eve! Hope you’re not feeling too cold for frozen desserts? Good – after all, every season is a season for ice cream, right?  Avid readers know about my ever-present temptation to conjure up yet another version of Gingerbread ice cream at this time of the year (I am working on a new one). However, in the interest of timely […]

Christmas Special – Goodies from the archive

21/12/2014 at 02:28

Christmas is here again! And while some people avoid frozen desserts during winter, we all know that every season is a season for ice cream, right?  This year, despite the ever-present temptation to conjure up yet another version of Gingerbread ice cream, I decided to look into the Archives. So, from me to you – a few of my well tried and tested favourite recipes!  Enjoy, […]

Saffron Orange ice cream

10/02/2014 at 09:31

Saffron – the world’s most expensive spice – teams up with orange in this delicate ice cream, which exceeds the sum of its parts!  Some would say that this mix of flavours goes back to the Middle Ages, and the vibrant cultural diversity brought about by the rule of the Moors in the south of Europe. But while the flavour roots may be old, the preparation of the ice cream […]

Saffron frozen yoghurt (Scandinavian Xmas special)

12/12/2013 at 17:27
Lucia by artist Helge Artelius-

 Saffron, the world’s most exclusive spice, enjoys great popularity in Sweden, particularly around Christmas time. But Christmas times are often quite stressful, and consuming a lot of heavy traditional food can also take its toll. So, in order to keep fit and sound, try swapping some of those delicious saffron buns for a slimmer treat – Saffron frozen yoghurt! I really […]

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 […]