Ice Cream Vs Gelato – What’s the Difference?

Some think that “gelato” is just the Italian term for what we Americans know as “ice cream”. While they are both frozen dairy desserts, there are enough differences between them to make a clear culinary distinction from one another. The differences mainly stem from the ingredients and processing methods. Ingredients Ice cream includes much more

We All Scream for Ice Cream

We may think of ice cream as a modern creation because it’s frozen, but ancient flavored ices date back to those inventive Chinese, who started eating their version as far back as 3000 B.C. Originally it was snow or ice mixed with honey and perhaps a few berries. And once again, that adventurous explorer Marco

Low Fat Ice Creams

Ice Cream is a favourite dessert of everyone, but some health conscious people might think twice before eating it. So, there are variety of low fat ice creams in the market. Enjoying an ice-cream in summers is a favourite activity for all. Yesterday I felt like having a chocolate flavour. But then I realised that

Ice Cream Machines: Three Top Contenders

When the warmer days start everyone, from children to adults, crave a sweet treat. Ice cream parlours and restaurants benefit from making their own recipes which give them uniqueness in terms of flavour and texture. For this purpose, a quality machine is a mandatory requirement for making your own recipes. In this article, we’ll take

Homemade Sahlab Ice Cream

When one thinks of Middle Eastern desserts, ice cream is not the first thing that comes to mind. Buza al-halib (Sahlab ice cream) aka buza bi mistiki (mastic ice cream) is just one of many iced desserts available throughout this region. Buza al-halib is a snowy white ice cream that is thickened with sahlab, powdered

Simac Ice Cream Makers Review

Simac is once again an Italian manufacturer of ice creams but has only one model in its line up. It is actually a very good one, and is our ice cream maker of choice because of the convenience that it gives. Simac also makes their machines in stainless steel, although their canister on the inside

Ice Cream, Chocolate and Anxiety

You say it: these three words do not seem to have anything in common. All the same, I have to use them together, as you do so. In fact, I got to know from sufferers of anxiety that many of them get more anxiety symptoms when they eat these sweets. The same thing can be said

Things to Know About Renting a Soft Serve Ice Cream Machine

Thinking about renting a soft serve machine? Sweet! They totally turn a great party into an awesome one! Below are listed some things to be aware of as you plan to use a soft serve machine for your wedding reception, birthday party, or other event. 1. Transportation: Most rental companies require that you pick the

5 Advantages of a Home Made Ice Cream Maker

Ice cream is one of the worlds’ favorite comfort foods. It just seems to make everything better, don’t you agree? You can mix it with fruits, custard, wafers, chocolates, nuts, brownies, cheeses and other stuff that people like, to give it different wonderful flavors. There are even eccentric flavors such as squid, wasabi, chicken, and

Most Popular Ice Cream Toppings

Americans love their ice cream, consuming about 30 liters per person a year. From “jimmies” to hot fudge, it is the toppings that really are the cherry on top of this multi-billion dollar industry. Once upon a time, an ice cream shop customer only had a couple of choices if they wanted to add a

Nutty Buddy Ice Cream

When you are looking for an ice cream treat that is delicious and easy to make, you will want to try this nutty buddy ice cream recipe. This recipe is for making the tasty ice cream treat the way you remember it. Whatever kind of ice cream occasion you are having, this recipe will make

Facts And Different Uses Of Bentwood Ice Cream Chairs

The popularity of bentwood ice cream chairs or wooden ice cream chairs started to grow from the fag end of the Victorian period. From that period, use of this chair gradually started to increase. In the 1930’s and 1940’s twisted wire ice cream parlor chairs were mass-produced. In this period, this chair was standard furniture

Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream – How Did It All Start?

There is an ice cream stand located in almost every town. Ice cream has become very popular in America and many companies have made a fortune out of making the tasty dessert. One of the most famous companies is Ben and Jerry’s. Ben and Jerry’s started off small and grew into an American fortune company,

Making Banana Ice Cream With Your Greenstar Or Champion Juicer

I was amazed the first time I made all-natural banana ice cream with my GreenStar juicer! Let me explain. The GreenStar juicer is a heavy-duty twin gear triturating juicer. What that means is that it has two interlocking gears that grind up fruits and vegetables and extract the juice. Over top of the gears you

How To Make Ice Cream Shaped Like Watermelon

Summer is here and everyone likes the idea of ice cream. If you are throwing a dinner party or just having some friends over for dinner, you will amaze them when you bring out this ice cream dessert. It looks like a watermelon, even when you slice it. It even has the ‘seeds’. It is

Painting an Ice Cream Truck: The Do’s and the Don’ts

Q: Why is owning an ice cream truck vending company like owning a modeling agency? A: Because looks count for A LOT. There is nothing that is going to lose you more customers in less time than a truck which has a paint job which makes it look sketchy, trashy or just plain boring. So

In Search of German Chocolate Ice Cream

I have always loved German chocolate cake not for the cake itself, but rather for the wonderful filling! I could eat a bowl of the filling with no problem! A few years ago, I “discovered” Haagen Dazs German chocolate ice cream and gave it a try. It was, needless to say, delicious. My enjoyment however,

Rock Salt: Don’t Stop At Ice Cream

Using Rock Salt To Make Ice Cream Although hundreds of millions of tonnes of rock salt are used and made annually, most home consumers are more familiar with the culinary applications of rock salt, and may consider purchasing this product in bulk, since several hundred pounds of salt may be purchased for the price of

3 Easy Strawberry Ice Cream Recipes

If you are in the mood to make ice cream with your ice cream maker, these three easy strawberry ice cream recipes can make a nice summer treat. Each are different, so you have options depending on the ingredients you have at home. Recipe #1 – NON-DAIRY STRAWBERRY 2 teaspoons kosher gelatin 1/4 cup apple-strawberry

Home Made Ice Cream Recipe for Coffee Can Ice Cream

The very best thing about having birthday cake is the ice cream that goes along with it. This delicious home made ice cream recipe can be made with a few simple ingredients and a couple of coffee cans. Learn how to make your own yummy blend! It’s so easy to make and fun to eat!

Choosing The Best Ice Cream Maker

You can make delicious ice cream at home, as good as any premium store brand, if you choose a good ice cream maker and follow a few tips. Ice cream makers can range in price from under $100 to over $500. The more expensive models contain built in freezing compressors. The less expensive models are

How to Make the Best Homemade Ice Cream

Typically, ice creams are served outside the convenience of our home. We usually get them from our grocery stores and local markets. This thing is not bad at all. But if you have the right ingredients, then why not make your own in your kitchen? Trust me, the process of making ice cream is fairly

Low-Carb Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

Ingredients 3 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup cocoa 4 egg yolks 4 large eggs 1 cup of peanut butter 3/4 cup erythritol or similar artificial sweetener (blue agave also works!) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract pinch of kosher salt 1/4 cup unflavored/unsweetened almond milk 2-3 teaspoons gelatin mixed together with 3-4 tablespoons water (optional) 2 ounces

French Ice Cream Sundae Desserts

French ice cream sundaes might include any combination of flavors, sorbets, syrups, nuts and even alcohols. There really is no limit. However, there are some popular combinations that you are quite likely to find on the menu if you visit an ice cream parlor (glacier) in France. These classic sundaes are easy enough to reproduce

Tips To Use And Care For Your Ice Cream Maker

Ice cream makers are great additions in your home, especially if you love the soft cold treats. There are so many models to choose from and by looking at the different features you should be able to select the most suitable for your needs. After investing in a reliable equipment for your ice cream making

8Top Benefits Of Eating Ice Cream Sandwich

So what is a sandwich ice cream? It is a frozen dessert made up of two skins and ice cream in between. It consists of crusts and an ice cream made from different ingredients. The ingredients chosen depend on the targeted consumers. An ice cream sandwich for Americans has the crust made of cookies and

Ice Cream Trailer Equipment Guide

The ice cream trailer, van, or truck is known for its musical chime as it drives down the block of your local neighborhood. Children and adults alike all enjoy these frozen treats and now anyone can enjoy the profits that come with this. There are many variations of the concession trailer but most agree that

Roll Ice Cream Machine: Facts You Need to Know

Ice cream is one of the traditional treats during warm-weather. When we talk about it we feel it as an icy mixture of cream, milk, sugar, and flavorings. Making ice cream is generally laborious and slow process, with several issues about protecting from bacteria and having the custard right. With this method, the ingredient becomes

Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream – How Did It All Start?

There is an ice cream stand located in almost every town. Ice cream has become very popular in America and many companies have made a fortune out of making the tasty dessert. One of the most famous companies is Ben and Jerry’s. Ben and Jerry’s started off small and grew into an American fortune company,

Ice Size Matters When It Comes To Tasty Cocktails

When it comes to ice size really does matter. Size, density and ice clarity are the intangible part of any good cocktail recipe. The shape and size can impart the proper dilution and chill that make a cocktail better tasting than one made using the same recipe but inferior ice. Large cubes especially ice spheres