Ice cream is great to taste alone, but it can be that extra touch in fruit dishes and desserts. Here are some ideas
In summer, ice cream is a panacea: nutritious and tasty, on certain days that are too hot, it is really all that can be swallowed. Besides being sweet dopopasto or snack, can also be used as ingredient in other recipes for a touch of freshness and creaminess. Such as?
Here are some ideas with special tastes ice creams and sought after, all tested by La Cucina Italiana: let yourself be inspired for a dinner with friends or family.
Sbrisola with chinotto ice cream
There crumble Cake it is a cake of Mantuan origin, rustic and very crumbly. In this recipe it is garnished with del homemade chinotto ice cream. Proceed as follows: for the ice cream, bring the chinotto (the drink) to the boil with sugar, add milk and cream and mix everything with the ice cream maker. Meanwhile, prepare the sbrisolona: blend almonds and sugar, add to the flour and mix everything with butter. Add the egg yolks and baking powder, working the dough as if you were to crumble it. Bake the crumbs at 175 ° C for about 40 minutes. Then serve the cake with ice cream.
Carrot cake with pea ice cream
Have you ever tasted pea ice cream? You will have the opportunity, adding it as a main ingredient in this Carrots pie. Prepare the basic cake, combining the egg mixture with almond and 00 flour and sugar with the grated carrots. Bake for 50 minutes at 180 degrees and once baked, trim the edges with the help of a ring. Above, spread the pea ice cream, obtained by boiling the peas in milk for 10 minutes with 60 g of water, a vanilla pod and the sugar. Once boiled, whisk them, strain them, add the cream and pour into the ice cream maker.
Spiced pineapple with lettuce ice cream
THE'salad as an ingredient for ice cream? Why not! Blanch the lettuce for a minute, drain. Meanwhile, bring the milk to the boil with the sugar, add the lettuce and blend, obtaining a mixture to cool in the refrigerator. At the end, pass it in the ice cream maker. Meanwhile, prepare the pineapple, cutting it into 4 slices and centrifuging a portion. With this juice, flavored with cinnamon, vanilla and star anise, marinate the slices. Then serve with ice cream, for a truly unusual pairing.
Crusted figs with ice cream
A dessert fast and simple, but very curious. Cut the puff pastry into 12 squares, in the center of which you will place a peeled and cross-shaped fig up to half height. Close the squares in a bundle, place them on a baking tray and bake at 200 ° C for 10 minutes. Take the figs out of the oven and then serve them with yoghurt ice cream.
Amaretto ice cream and wine plums
Sweet seasonal fruit combined with the unmistakable taste of this biscuit in ice cream. Here is the recipe