Rich and creamy Vanilla ice cream – without an ice cream maker

While we're enjoying the end of this summer I keep experimenting with ice cream and sorbets, learning about techniques and having lots of fun. I am not using an ice cream maker yet, I want to learn the old-fashioned way first. The second recipe I tried is a plain, luscious and basic Vanilla ice cream.… Continue reading Rich and creamy Vanilla ice cream – without an ice cream maker

Strawberry and spiced chai tea sorbet – Frozen treat to make before summer is over

I've been experimenting with ice creams and sorbets all through this summer and loving it. I thought it would be my first step towards making my mind about buying an ice cream maker. I had lots of fun and my food processor did the job, so far. I am a big sorbet fan. I find… Continue reading Strawberry and spiced chai tea sorbet – Frozen treat to make before summer is over

Yummy coconut popsicles

Coconut reminds me of summer, always. I remember a "gelateria" in Ubatuba, Brazil, that had some amazing coconut popsicles. Going there in the evening was the highlight of our summer holidays at the beach. They had this white coconut popscicle, with lots of coconut that was my family's favorite. In my wildest dream I would… Continue reading Yummy coconut popsicles

Ice cream & papaya dessert

This is our favorite dessert for the summer, of for a fast light dessert, simple, easy, fast preparation, a big hit! Combine vanilla ice cream, or frozen yogurt, with papaya, blend it, add a splash of Cassis liqueur and you will have the tastier and more exotic dessert ever! Ice cream and papaya dessert 1… Continue reading Ice cream & papaya dessert