Tangerine sorbet

sorbet mandarine

For 4 servings:

100 g raw sugar
150 ml water
400 ml fresh tangerine juice

Put the water and sugar in a saucepan and boil for 5-6 minutes (do not stir!!). Allow to cool.

Add the tangerine juice and mix well.

Put the mixture into a container with a lid and place it in the freezer. After about an hour remove from the freezer and stir well with a spoon (to prevent  crystals formation). Repeat the process 2-3 times.




Vanilla ice cream

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Vanilla ice cream

For 4 servings:

2 cups soy milk
250 ml soy  cream
1/2 cup raw sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract (or 1 sachet vanilla sugar – 9g )
3 teaspoons locust bean gum powder

Put all ingredients in blender or food processor and blend until smooth and the sugar has dissolved.

Put the composition in the ice cream maker or pour it into a container with a lid and place it in the freezer. After about an hour remove from the freezer and mix well, with a spoon (to prevent  crystals formation). Repeat the process 2-3 times.

It can be served plain or with various toppings (for this one I used  sour cherries in syrup).

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Vanilla ice cream




Cocoa ice cream

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2 cups soymilk
250 ml soy creamer
1/2 cup raw sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons arrowroot powder

Dissolve the arrowroot powder in 1/2 cup of soymilk. Set aside.

In a saucepan mix the remaining soymilk, soy creamer and sugar, stir frequently on low heat and bring to boil. Remove from heat and add the arrowroot mixture, cocoa powder and vanilla extract.

Pour into a container with a lid and leave to cool in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.

Freeze according to your  ice cream maker’s instructions or, if you don’t have an ice cream maker, place in the freezer.  After about an hour remove from the freezer and mix well, with a spoon (to prevent  crystals formation). Repeat the process 2-3 times.




Cantaloupe melon sorbet

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Cantaloupe melon sorbet

1/2 kg cantaloup melon, cut in pieces
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup sugar

Put all ingredients in blender or food processor and blend until smooth and the sugar has dissolved.

Put the composition in the ice cream maker or pour it into a container with a lid and place it in the freezer. After about an hour remove from the freezer and mix well, with a spoon (to prevent  crystals formation). Repeat the process 2-3 times.




Banana & redcurrant ice cream

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Banana & redcurrant ice cream

For 2-3 servings:

2 large banana / 3 small, frozen
1 cup redcurrants
1-2 tablespoons raw sugar, to taste (optional)

Freeze the bananas peeled.

Put all ingredients in blender/food processor and blend/process until smooth.

Serve immediately.




Peach sorbet

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Peach sorbet

1 1/2 cup  peaches, unpeeled and cut in pieces
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup sugar

Put all ingredients in blender or food processor and blend until smooth and the sugar has dissolved.

Put the composition in the ice cream maker or pour it into a container with a lid and place it in the freezer. After about an hour remove from the freezer and mix well, with a spoon (to prevent  crystals formation). Repeat the process 2-3 times.




Sorbetto al limone (Lemon sorbet)

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Sorbetto al limone

For 4 servings:

250 g raw sugar
600 ml water
200 ml lemon juice
zest of a lemon, grated (optional)

mint  for garnish (optional)

Put the water and sugar in a saucepan and boil for 5-6 minutes (do not stir!!). Allow to cool.

Add the lemon juice and lemon zest and mix well.

Put the mixture into a container with a lid and place it in the freezer. After about an hour remove from the freezer and stir well with a spoon (to prevent  crystals formation). Repeat the process 2-3 times.

Before serving garnish with mint leaves.




Malaga gelato

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Malaga gelato

For 2 servings:

250 ml coconut milk
2-3 tablespoons raw sugar / maple syrup (to taste)
3 tablespoons rum
3 tablespoons raisins

Soak the raisins in rum a few hours (or over night).

Blend the coconut milk with the sugar until the sugar dissolves. Add the raisins and the rum and mix. Pour into a container and place it in the freezer.

After approx. 1 hours  stir the ice cream with a spoon to prevent  crystals formation.

Return to the freezer.

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Malaga gelato