Category Archives: Ice Cream

Chocolate Hazelnut Ice Cream´╗┐

This ice cream is always a hit with family and friends. It is rich and creamy and simple to put together. It would be a nice Valentine’s Day dinner dessert. The recipe came from my friend Marie. Chocolate Hazelnut Ice … Continue reading

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Peach Mango Fruit Compote

Last weekend I hosted a dinner party for which I cooked Indian food and wanted something fruity to accompany it. Peaches are still in season here and they marry well with the flavor of mangos, so I made this uncooked … Continue reading

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Vanilla Custard Ice Cream

We lived in England in the 1980s and one of my favorite things to do was take long drives through the countryside. We lived in East Anglia and enjoyed driving over into Essex to a town called Finchingfield. It was … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Gelato

October is National Italian American Heritage month so I am posting a few of my favorite Italian recipes before the month is over. Hazelnut gelato is a wonderful autumn ice cream and one of our favorites. I recently came across … Continue reading

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Apricot Semifreddo

Semifreddo, an Italian frozen mousse, is a great make-ahead summer dessert. I posted a sour cherry version when I first began blogging. This apricot semifreddo is light and refreshing on a hot day, can be made several days in advance, … Continue reading

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Roasted Strawberry Mango Ice Cream

Looking for a new and interesting dessert for Memorial Day weekend? Try this roasted strawberry mango ice cream. Strawberries and mangoes are a wonderful combination and, to give this ice cream a greater depth of flavor, I roast the strawberries … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Creme Fraiche Ice Cream

Brown sugar creme fraiche ice cream is a new flavor we started making this year. It is a bit tangy and a great accompaniment to late summer fruit crisps and cobblers. I make my own creme fraiche but feel free … Continue reading

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Caramel Ice Cream

I make ice cream throughout the year but more frequently during the summer months. I am partial to flavors like peach vanilla bean, cannoli, and chocolate hazelnut, but my ultimate favorite has become this caramel ice cream. It is wonderful … Continue reading

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Cannoli Ice Cream

This is a great summer ice cream. It is rich enough to stand on its own but is also a nice accompaniment to fruit desserts. I came up with the recipe when I had a tub of mascarpone and some … Continue reading

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Fresh Peach and Vanilla Bean Custard Ice Cream Revisited

Peach ice cream is one of my favorite summer desserts. I posted a recipe for it last summer, but I changed the recipe this year with improved results. This recipe is made with ripe local Rosa peaches. You save the … Continue reading

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