Chocolate chunk cookie ice cream


After Alex discovered how wonderful it is to mix home made vanilla ice cream with home baked chocolate chip cookies, she asked me to bake another batch of cookies that would do well for the purpose. That led to the huge batch of chocolate chunk cookies … [Read more...]

Chocolate chip cookie ice cream


I've posted my homemade vanilla ice cream recipe and I've also posted my version of the classic Toll House chocolate chip cookies. Now, let me tell you how I combined those two lovely sweets to make the best ice cream I've created so far. And it wasn't … [Read more...]

Chocolate and banana ice cream


I'm just starting to find out that with ice cream making you can just let your imagination run wild. This ice cream was made with pureed bananas and melted chocolate. A couple of days ago, we had a bunch of very ripe bananas and I was debating whether I'd … [Read more...]

Blueberry ice cream


It took a while to come up with the basic ice cream recipe that I like best but patience and gumption paid off. Two days ago, I made blueberry ice cream and Speedy describes the flavor and texture this way, "Parang may leche flan na nakahalo (It's like … [Read more...]

Ice cream, coffee and Kahlua dessert


A gorgeous dessert that requires no cooking. Just scoop (the ice cream), pour (the coffee), drizzle (with Kahlua) and sprinkle (the nuts). Use a dessert spoon for the firm portion of the ice cream and the nuts; drink the melted ice cream that has mixed … [Read more...]

Mango – rum sorbet


Serving ice cream for dessert at a children's party is always a safe idea. A lot of parents these days bring in a sorbetero with his own ice cream cart and he serves the ice cream to the kids in cones. The set-up is attractive, uniquely Filipino and the … [Read more...]

Crepes a la mode


We were watching Little Miss Sunshine a couple of weeks ago and there was this scene where Olive (Abigail Breslin) ordered waffles a la mode (she pronounced it a la mo-dee). The waitress explained that it meant the waffles would be served with ice cream … [Read more...]

Buko – strawberry ice cream and diced mangoes


Serving ice cream with pieces of fresh fruits is nothing new. Peach melba and banana split are only some of the more common ways of doing it. I was really tempted to go all the way and add whipped cream and strawberry syrup to my midday snack but I didn't … [Read more...]