Ice cream around the world (and at home)

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Raspberry Lemon Sorbet

Raspberry Lemon Sorbet

Written in September 2012 “I love raspberries,” my friend declared and stared at me, unleashing a magical wand in the form of a single finger. “You must make me a raspberry sorbet!” Maybe those weren’t the exact words he said or the expression he wielded. […]

Pur-eh Ice Cream

Pur-eh Ice Cream

Written in September 2012 At Chinese restaurants during our childhood, my sister and I consistently refused to drink tea. We were the fussy Americans that demanded icy glasses of water—happily gulping a cold liquid that traditional Chinese believed to upset the yin and yang of […]

Square Bar Cafe San Jose

Square Bar Cafe San Jose

Square Bar Cafe, obviously! When heading to the South Bay, that is the hot spot! When it’s nearly 100 degrees, it’s time to seek ice cream. Obviously for this ice cream lover. This one popped up across foodies’ conscious minds in the last few months […]

Inca Kola Sorbet

Inca Kola Sorbet

Written in September 2012 Lemongrass?? Bubblegum??? Not typically served AND hard to find in the States? Being the hipster that I am, it was the latter statement that made sure I would drink a lot of Inca Kola while in Peru a few years ago […]

Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Written in September 2012 On the early morning after my late-night arrival to Bangkok, my eyes opened to a hazy rising sun. It was 6 am—an ungodly hour. My body was stuck in the California timezone and sleep was not an option. “Are you awake?” […]

Darjeeling Ice Cream

Darjeeling Ice Cream

Written in August 2012 When I traveled alone in Europe last February, every morning I started the day with tea. It became a ritual. Every day I woke up and declared, “TEA! PLEASE!” Now mind you, I never needed a caffeine fix in the morning. […]

Cucumber Mint Ice Cream

Cucumber Mint Ice Cream

Written in August 2012 After college, I became fascinated with Boston. A few good friends moved there for school and work. To me, a Californian, Boston was the smaller version of New York. It had everything of an East Coast city—the excitement, the winter, the […]

Thai Iced Tea Ice Cream

Thai Iced Tea Ice Cream

Written in July 2012 When I first visited Thailand, I learned the ease of making Thai iced tea in cooking class. To my surprise, the concept consisted of tea flavored with various milk…and dye. DYE. The natural tea itself did contain a reddish hue. In […]

Cereal Milk Ice Cream

Cereal Milk Ice Cream

Written in July 2012 The morning of a flight from New York several years ago, I visited the Momofuku Milk Bar for my first time. The prior night, my sister and I had visited the Milk Bar at a ridiculous hour of 10 pm. Of […]

Watermelon Mint with Tequila Sorbet

Watermelon Mint with Tequila Sorbet

Written in July 2012 “Ok, we can slice it up!” I said, eyeing the two halves of the watermelon. “No!” he declared. “I show you!” As we started the movie, he placed one half of the watermelon on a single plate with a spoon. He […]