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Making Ice Cream The Old Fashioned Way

I have great memories of the first time I made ice cream as a kid. We used ice and salt, placed the cream mixture in a sandwich bag. The bag is placed in the can with the ice and salt, then we rolled the can down the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
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Sea Urchin Ice Cream on Foie Gras Rice Pudding, Truffle Caramel Corn

Pairing the salty and sweet is no longer enough for serious dessert lovers. Salted caramels? yawn. Using salt alone to heighten flavours is old news for refined palettes. Umami is the newly crowned flavour to dominate the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, April 1st, 2010
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After Dinner Coffee Dessert

There’s something amazing about the yin yang nature of Vietnamese coffee – hot coffee and cold condensed milk, dark and light, bitter and sweet. The Chocolate and Vietnamese Coffee Tart with Condensed Milk Ice…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
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Ube Ice Cream: It’s Purple & Delicious

I’m what you might call an ice cream fanatic and despite being lactose intolerant, I will never turn a scoop of it down. I’m also an Ube fanatic and for those of you who’ve followed along, I’ll spare you the…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, November 17th, 2009
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Ice Cream, Mexi-Style.

After the humiliation of the tart shell disaster a while back, I haven’t dared go near the deadly things, but at last I got over the shell-shock for a dinner party last week. It was lemon tart again, and this time I…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, September 19th, 2006
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Revolutionizing Hangovers

On Sunday, I bought an ice cream maker. Seems a bit frivilous, doesn’t it? Well, I may have tended to agree until this morning, when I made my first bowl of Gatorade sorbet.

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Posted by: on Tuesday, July 25th, 2006
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Work That Gelato. Work It!

After a very long day of arriving in Florence recently – three flights from Norway, a train from Bologna to our destination, and a final hike to our hotel – Kristil and I arrived feeling tired, grimy and in…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 20th, 2006
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Tropical Treets

Over the weekend I was invited to attend Grocery Showcase West, an industry event featuring a massive number of food and food-related manufacturers and importers. Most were sampling their latest packaged food products…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, April 11th, 2006
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