Ice cream from around the world

Ice cream from around the world

Summer is here (well let’s hope so), and what a better way to cool down on a warm sunny day, than by tucking into a bowl of wonderful cooling ice cream?

Wherever your travels take you, you’ll find that different countries have their own twist on your beloved icy treat. Here’s a little taster to tantalise your taste buds with some cool recipe ideas to try at home…

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ITALIAN GELATO

Gelato usually contains less fat than traditional ice cream because it’s made from more milk and less cream. Sample this delicious treat in the streets of Rome or on the Amalfi coast with a shot of limoncello!

Why not get into the dolce vita spirit of Italy by trying out this Gelato recipe?

CHINESE FRIED ICE CREAM

Fried ice cream is becoming increasingly popular in Asia, and the Chinese use flavours such as green tea and red bean, fried in tempura batter. The hot crispy coating and cool ice cream inside is simply topped with honey, sesame seeds and fresh fruit!

Dare to try this for yourself at home? Check out this crazy recipe.

GREEK PAGOTO

The Greek word for ice cream is Pagoto. In the artisan ice cream shops of Athens, you’ll find it flavoured with figs, raisins and other local ingredients. This delicacy has a unique texture that can only be described as ‘chewy’.

Discover this whacky delicacy by testing out this recipe.

JAPANESE MOCHI ICE CREAM

In Japan you might spot mochi ice cream on the menu. Mochi ice cream is a sticky rice cake which is then rolled into balls, filled with ice cream and coated with toppings!

Mochi ice cream is a truly unique take on ice cream. Why not have a go at making it yourself with this recipe.