All posts tagged: ice cream

photo safari through Seifersdorfer Tal and a banana + pumpkin seed ice cream

Leave a comment
Sweets

Seifersdorfer Tal has been created in 1871 by Christina von Brühl. Inspired by the English romantic garden architecture the valley is pure beauty. Back home we made a delicious ice cream I wanted to share with you: banana + pumpkin seed ice cream  4 frozen bananas 1  1/2 cup nut milk 1-2 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon roasted pumpkin seed oil 3 tablespoons roasted pumpkin seeds roasted pumpkin seeds for the topping Blend all ingredients in your blender and top with roasted […]

summer, oh summer + black sesame ice cream

Leave a comment
Sweets
20130630-GC3A2515black-sesame-porridge-ice cream

  black sesame ice cream 250ml milk 100g sugar pinch of salt 250ml cream 2 sachets nanfang black sesame powder 6 egg yolks Warm the milk, sugar and and salt in a sauce pan.Pour the cream into a large bowl and whisk in the black sesame powder. Set a mesh strainer on top. In a separate bowl whisk together the egg yolks. Slowly pour the warm mixture into the egg yolks, whisking constantly, then scape the […]

Pink Mojito Granita

Leave a comment
Sweets
mojito-2-von-2

Mojitos are always irresistible; this one is non- alcoholic and frozen, which makes it the best cool down drink after a run through the countryside. The original recipe will give you a granita that looks like a real mojito. If you want it pink like in the picture above, just before serving throw it into your blender with a couple of spoons of a berry sorbet. Mojito Granita (original recipe by David Lebovitz) 2 1/2 […]

Louisa’s favourite (so far): Roasted Banana Ice Cream

Leave a comment
Sweets
roastedban-1-von-3

I came back from hot Florence filled with  inspirations for cold delights such as extravagantly flavoured ice creams, sorbets and granitas. Black Sesame and Ginger Ice Cream are still on my to-try list. For a start I experimented with roasted bananas (ice cream) and cantaloupe (granita). My daughter Louisa, who has just arrived from England, instantly fell for the roasted banana ice cream because of its melting smoothness and the rich and sweet banana flavour. […]

leche merengada – with love from Spain

comment 1
Sweets
Desktop10

It’s so delicious, I keep offering it to everyone, so that I can excuse having more of it myself. It’s taste is traditional spanish, so every spoonful loads me up with wonderful memories. Leche Merengada is a cinnamon-and-lemon-flavoured frozen meringue. I recommend you try it with a shot of hot espresso poured over. you need: 500ml whole milk (soy milk works the same for me) 100g  sugar Pinch of salt 1 cinnamon stick or a […]

David’s sorbet and Kelly’s rickshaw

Leave a comment
Drinks / Sweets
P1100086

Since strawberries are in full season now (we can pick them ourselves in endless strawberry fields nearby), I have been looking for some more exciting recipes than the familiar cakes, creams and yoghurts. Here is the result of my research: The  STRAWBERRY SORBET comes from David Lebovitz’ book The perfect Scoop, the best ice cream book I ever owned. Every so often I prepared it, it disappeared in the twinkling of an eye. Believe me, it’s […]