We know it is time, for sweetness and summer bliss, when the growling grumble of the machine changes its pitch, and stops. Eagerly we hold out bowls. Our spoons dipping in, heavy with the chill of summer's bounty. Cream, fruit, sugar, and joy. Inspired via Daily Prompt: Churn and the Day 4 Prompt at NaPoWriMo
Last week I tackled some new flavors I'd never eaten before, much less tried making! Inspired by flipping through Spice Dreams, I made a Mango Sorbet with cinnamon and cumin. It was surprisingly good! I knew mango sorbet would be delicious, but adding in the spices gave the flavor such a fun, tingly dimension. The… Continue reading Awesome Experimental Flavors!
This past week I've ended up making not one, not two, not even three (!) but four chocolate ice creams. Not on purpose, mind you, but it just ended up happening that way. First I used the blueberries to make a Chocolate Blueberry Ice cream. Then, I had been asked to make a chocolate ice… Continue reading Heavy on the Chocolate
For my vegan and lactose-intolerant friends I've been trying to explore more recipes that don't involve dairy products. I stumbled upon some cheap coconut milk at the store and decided to make up something with it. (As a side note, my friends and I got onto a biological discussion about coconut anatomy and what part… Continue reading Cherry Coconut Sorbet recipe
I've always wondered how “Blue Raspberry” became a flavor of candies and desserts. Was there a blue raspberry plant? I was familiar with black raspberries (different species from blackberries, sometimes called “black caps” in some areas of the U.S.) but I didn't know of a blue raspberry plant. Turns out, black raspberries are blue raspberries.… Continue reading Blue Raspberry Sorbet Recipe
This ice cream was inspired by David Lebovitz's “Fresh Mint Ice Cream” recipe in The Perfect Scoop. I know I mention this book a lot, that's because it is just such an awesome book when it comes to good recipes and ice cream advice. This ice cream was a bit hit, it was gone almost… Continue reading Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Recipe
haha! I found the missing file full of the ice cream recipes I worked on last summer. yay! There will be a number of recipes appearing over the next few days. Here's the first one: Pistachio Ice Cream (Makes 1 quart of ice cream) I was searching around for a good pistachio ice cream recipe… Continue reading Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe