Frozen Treats

No-Churn Ube Ice Cream

No-Churn Ube Ice Cream

I love all things ube. I don't know if it's the brilliant and intense purple color or the subtle, hard to describe flavor. It's probably both.  Ube is popular in Hawaii and a favorite way of preparing it is to make an ube ice cream or soft serve. With my love of...

Homemade Guri Guri

Homemade Guri Guri

Guri guri is a popular frozen treat found on the island of Maui. With its soft and slightly icy fruitiness, guri guri is a cross between sherbet and ice cream. It is a cold treat that is completely satisfying on a hot Hawaii day. Where can I find guri guri? The...

No-Churn Coconut Ice Cream

No-Churn Coconut Ice Cream

It's the beginning of November and it is still hot in Hawaii. For visitors seeking to escape the oncoming winter, it is near perfect weather - clear, almost cloudless skies with lots of sunshine. For those of us going about our daily lives, we're looking for a little...

No-Churn Brandied Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

No-Churn Brandied Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

It's October and I'm officially embracing pumpkin, not PSL (which I've never understood), but actual pumpkin. And once again, Nigella Lawson delivers a simple recipe for a beautiful, no-churn ice cream that celebrates this autumn fruit. 'Tis the Season for Pumpkin and...

Fresh Mint Ice Cream

Fresh Mint Ice Cream

The first ice cream cookbook I purchased was David Lebovitz's The Perfect Scoop and in the summer it is one of my go-to cookbooks to make frozen treats. The recipe for black pepper ice cream remains a component of one of my favorite desserts. I...

Bourbon Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Bourbon Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Often times the recipes I make are inspired by a television program. In this case it was Nigella Lawson's Christmas special (yes, I have a lot of shows on my DVR). What I love about Nigella is she makes delicious food but nothing is super complicated or fussy. One of...

Nigella Lawson’s No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream

Nigella Lawson’s No-Churn Coffee Ice Cream

Last year I really got into using my ice cream maker and had successes with black pepper ice cream and I Want S'more ice cream. As the weather warms up I'm looking forward to more recipes and experiments. I recently watched a re-run of Nigella...

“I Want S’more” Ice Cream

“I Want S’more” Ice Cream

Updated July 31, 2022 I have a few friends who enjoy cooking as much as I do. We like trying new things and are unafraid to experiment and modify recipes. One day our discussion turned to two classic summertime desserts - ice cream and s'mores. I started thinking...

Black Pepper Ice Cream

Black Pepper Ice Cream

Updated July 31, 2022 To accompany the Sticky Toffee Pudding at our latest Feast, I made a Black Pepper Ice Cream. The puddings is traditionally served with vanilla ice cream. I wanted to make something a bit more "chefy" and turned to David Lebovitz's book The...