Ice Cream MachineAuthor: Joanna Farrow Sara Lewis
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Hardback with plc and jacket
Publish date: January 2006
The definitive guide to choosing and using an ice cream maker, with comprehensive instructions for both freezer-aided and free-standing machines Includes 150 step-by-step recipes ranging from classic vanilla ice cream to exotic mango and passionfruit gelato Over 850 colour pictures in total, including a glorious photograph of every finished recipe so you know exactly what to aim for Ideas for presentation, including how to make homemade baskets, cones and biscuits and delicious toppings and edible decorations A comprehensive reference section gives advice on ingredients, equipment and special techniques - including rippling, marbling and layering Also includes elegant iced desserts, such as tortes, gateaux, bombes, terrines, hot puddings with melting ice cream centres and refreshing iced drinks There is something about good ice cream that makes it utterly irresistible. Be it an extravagent chocolate bombe, a restrained apricot parfait or lemon sorbet, or a simple elegant scoop of vanilla or mint in a homemade cone, no other dessert in the world can compare to ice cream, whether you are nine months or 90 years old.A detailed opening reference section traces the origins and history of ice cream from its early exclusivity on the dinner tables of aristocratic families in the 18th century to the later appearance of street sellers and ice cream parlours. Then the books explains everything about making ice cream in a machine, with hands-on, coverage of basic techniques such as pre-chilling, churning and adding flavourings. With easy-to-follow steps in each recipe, making ice cream becomes a pleasure. There is also general advice on ingredients, equipment and special techniques - including rippling, marbling and layering - and there are fantastic ideas for presentation, including how to make homemade baskets, cones and biscuits and delicious toppings and edible decorations.The main section consists of 150 beautifully photographed step-by-step recipes to choose: from Cookies and Cream, and Chunky Chocolate Ice Cream, to Saffron, Apricot and Almond Cream, and Turkish Delight Sorbet, the opportunities for new creations is almost endless. Uniquely versatile, endlessly adaptible, and seldom refused - ice cream is one of the world's favourite foodstuffs and this book will teach you how to make over 150 recipes quickly, without fuss, and with guaranteed results every time.