Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams and more!

 

Image from Jenis.com

 

This is one of the books that started that itch in my brain about making things from scratch. It has many recipes and beautiful photos of different artisanal foods (ice creams, syrups, even making cones!) If you enjoy the idea of artisanal food, this is definitely a resource to check out.

Profile, Recipies, & Nutrition :

 

Eat Ice Cream:

  • In milk shakes, smoothies, or out of the pint. You can take it alone, with flavored syrup, nuts, sprinkles, fruits, candy bars or cookie crumbles.
  • On top of pies, brownies, cake, crepes, or waffles.
  • In between two cookies or biscuits for an ice cream sandwich.

Make Ice Cream:

A comparative review the best artisanal ice cream cook books out there.

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/food/2012/07/four_new_ice_cream_cookbooks_reviewed_sweet_cream_and_sugar_cones_molly_moon_s_homemade_ice_cream_humphry_slocombe_ice_cream_and_jeni_s_splendid_ice_cream_at_home.html
100 Ways to Ruin Ice Cream
by Jennifer Reese former book critic for Entertainment Weekly, author of Make the Bread, Buy the Butter, blogs at the Tipsy Baker on slate.com

Recipes:

Lessons from Jeni Britton Bauer:
Tips for Making, Scooping and Eating Ice Cream
from Saveour
http://food52.com/blog/4263-jeni-s-splendid-blank-canvas
Jeni’s Splendid Blank Canvas
from Food 52

Jeni’s Savannah Buttermint
Ice Cream from kitchn
http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Sweet-Corn-and-Black-Raspberry-Ice-Cream
Jeni’s Sweet corn and black raspberry
 by Jeni Bauer from Saveur
http://www.cookingchanneltv.com/recipes/salty-caramel-ice-cream.html
Jeni’s Salty Caramel
from Cooking chanel
http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/The-Darkest-Chocolate-Ice-Cream-in-the-World 
Jeni’s The darkest chocolate ice cream in the world
from Saveur

Whats in the ice cream:

This is the nutrition data for every 1oo grams of Jeni’s base recipe. Right now it’s a good source of amino acids but high in sugar. Remeber that this is for the base ice cream with no flavor added to it yet. You can bolster its nutrition level by adding fresh nutrition dense food to it (like fruits, nuts, superfood seeds, etc). Remember that we are talking about ice cream and making it at home gives you far more control about the calorie and ingredient content.

 

Jeni’s Splendid Ice creams is one of my favorite cook books, she goes very in depth into making everythihng that goes with the ice cream.. You can learn more about her in this Masters Series interview with Food and Wine.

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