Winter is in full swing. We’ve suffered some terrible cold, and the country overall has endured weather that has challenged or bested the record books in ferocity. None of that has cooled my desire for frozen treats though. In trying to bring the blog back to regular transmission I have indulged in several kinds in the past week. Unfortunately, while the photos […]Read more "Joshua’s Lemon and Lime Sorbet"
There’s a part in the movie Little Nicky where Adam Sandler’s trying-to-be-a-good-little-evil-son-of-the-Prince-of-Darkness character tries to show his nefarious chops by changing the contents of a can of coke into Pepsi. Seems like a lame trick on the surface, unless you’re really serious about your cola. Perhaps someone at Joshua’s magic factory was watching this clip and decided that […]Read more "Joshua’s Lemon Curd Ice Cream"
I think there’s something to be said for a good scoop experience. Being able to carve easily through an ice cream/gelato/sorbet and manipulate it into plump spheres of flavour is such a pleasure. This was only the beginning of the joy this sorbet brought. First you’re sucked 10,000 leagues under the sorbet sea to the darkest, purest depths […]Read more "Joshua’s Black Doris Plum Sorbet"
I understand that Mission Bay is popular. There’s a long walk, three ice cream joints (NZ Natural, Ginellis, and Mövenpick) and it’s where most of the buzz is. However, if good quality ice cream is a joy you take seriously, you’d do well to check out the hum coming from Village Co-Op just a little […]Read more "Village Co-Op Ice Cream – Communal Ice Cream Bliss"
Big tart fail. I won’t go into detail, but right now illness and disorganisation are keeping me from giving this amazing looking Orange Blossom + Honey Milk Tart a go. At least today I managed to make the base before hitting a wall. Unfortunately I then have the problem that I’m all based up with nowhere […]Read more "Joshua’s Raspberry & White Chocolate Truffe Ice Cream – Saviour of Tart Failure"