All posts tagged: sorbet

sorbets of rose and apricot

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apricot-rose-sorbet

Already yesterday night at the very first tasting both sorbets reached a high score in our internal ranking: the apricot fresh and velvety, the rose boozy, sweet and intense. Combine the two, for your climb of Olympus (where the gods live).   rose sorbet 250 ml rose syrup 250 ml Rosé Chill the mixture thoroughly, then freeze it in your ice cream maker. apricot sorbet (by David Lebovitz, The Perfect Scoop) 1kg ripe fresh apricots 250 ml  water 200 g […]

Pink Mojito Granita

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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 […]

David’s sorbet and Kelly’s rickshaw

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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 […]

sweet, strong and very italian – granita de caffé

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  Granita de Caffé 1l espresso or very strongly brewed coffee 300g sugar Mix the warm espresso with the sugar until the sugar is dissolved. When cooled down, place the mixture in the freezer. Once it begins to freeze around the edges, take a fork and stir the mixture, breaking up the frozen parts from the edges into smaller chunks and raking them toward the centre. Return the dish to the freezer and repeat the […]