If you're a fan of Richard Blais from Top Chef, you know that he loves to experiment with avant garde food preparation, so this interesting ice cream won't surprise you. He makes a quick violet-flavored ice cream using dry ice, then uses liquid nitrogen to quick freeze caramel corn and marshmallows for a delicious topping.
Wait... what!? Soda bread IN your ice cream? Where do we sign up! Clodagh McKenna (known as the "Irish Rachael Ray") toasts soda bread crumbs with brown sugar and folds them into a beautiful vanilla custard. Then, simply pop in the freezer and stir every so often – no ice cream maker necessary!
Tip: After you remove the seeds from a fresh vanilla bean, dry the bean and add it to a container of sugar to get vanilla-flavored sugar.
This delicious frozen treat, while very similar to ice cream, is actually made primarily from bananas! Just freeze chunks of banana, then puree with a small amount of milk until it reaches a whipped consistency. Yum!
This cleverly simple recipe calls for a gallon of pre-made vanilla ice cream, softened and then blended with any candy that you like! Pop it back in the freezer to re-set, and you're done!
What's your favorite offbeat ice cream flavor? Tell us in the comments!
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Saffron Passionfruit ice cream with cardamom scented apricots and pistachios. Boom. Regram from our chef @mmccarey
Cheers to the weekend! 🍦 Our soft serve window at #DominiqueAnselKitchen is back from 12-9pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, so we'll see you all soon for Burrata and Gianduja soft serve! (Regram of our Burrata cones, photo originally by @bdelcastle)
Eat your veggies. Any guess on what this one is? We're pairing it with strawberry next week for a limited edition sandwich.
HINT: the name is shared by a musical collaboration between Prince Paul and Mike Patton.
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Popcorn and Corn ice cream last night at Miami's new hardest reservation in town Coya @instadishh
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