Results tagged The Perfect Scoop from David Lebovitz

Let’s get right to the point: this is my killer app recipe, the one I go to more than anything else. I could tell a million stories about this, but I’ll just skip all that stuff for now, and scoot right to the goods. I love these peanuts! Not only are they absolutely scrumptious and the easiest candy you can make, but if you keep…

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People have been making ice cream far longer than the invention of electricity so there’s no reason you can’t make ice cream and sorbets at home without a machine! The advantage to using an electric or hand-cranked machine is that the final result will be smoother and creamier. Freezing anything from liquid-to-solid means you’re creating hard ice crystals, so if you’re making it by hand,…

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I’ve been getting a certain amount of questions about homemade ice cream, which I’m going to answer here over the next several weeks. I’m going to start with the number one question folks have been asking: Why does homemade ice cream gets harder than commercial ice cream in their freezer? And what can be done to prevent it? Salted Butter Caramel Ice Cream (click for…

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Jessica’s ode to ice cream. Elise pops up homemade popsicles. Françoise’s strawberry soirée. Taking the icy rhubarb-raspberry route. Matt’s plum crazy. Exploring her sweet (not savory) side. Derrick rocks with Hot Fudge Sauce. Adam sings for his scoop.

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More Scoopers!… Shauna puckers up for me. (…or is it my Super Lemon Ice Cream?) A tasty ménage-a-deaux of chocolate & roasted banana, from fudgy Fidget. Oh-la-la! Cindy’s on a French Vanilla sugar high (#31…to be exact). Sassy Radish licks the bowl clean when she spins her own scooper-duper frozen yogurt. Lisa’s almost up to 31 flavors! Tammy gives birth to the mother of all…

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Here’s my address book for the most popular and some favorite places for ice cream in Paris. I update the list from time to time, and for the most up-to-date information, check out my Paris Pastry app, which lists over 300 of my favorite places in the city for ice cream, chocolate, pastries, and hot chocolate. In addition to these glaciers, some of the pâtisseries…

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Do you want to know… The reason I’ll never have my own television program… (page 109) What a barely-there string bikini, high heels and world peace have in common with mango sorbet… (page 108) Why you might find me, nearly-naked, standing on your sidewalk someday… (page 141) The final installment of the trilogy, concluding my lifetime of disappointment… (page 88) Why I fear the ‘apple…

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During spring and summer in Paris, there’s an overwhelming amount of strawberries at the outdoor markets. The sweet, fruity scent pervades the air as you get closer to the stands and I always walk around and take a look at what people have, to find the most fragrant and deeply color baskets. For me, it’s impossible to come home with just one basket. And when…

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Roquefort cheese is produced in the southwestern region of France and is designated as AOC, the first product ever to do so in 1925, and is a designation meant to denote quality and provenance from a certain region made in a certain manner. Cheese experts (and me) agree that Roquefort is one of the top, all-time-greatest cheeses in the world. And I was excited to…

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