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Beyond the typical role of sucrose in the formulation of ice cream, the universal sweetener can also function as a very important natural preservative of fruits and spices. It is a fundamental ally to enhance the sensory value of ice cream and sorbet. Aroma, color, and flavor are aspects that Jaume Turró teaches us in multiple recipes from his book, 30 Indispensable Ice Creams, published by So Good and Grupo Vilbo.
The seventh edition of the Open des Desserts Glacés was clearly won by the inland ice cream maker Philippe Faur. The six candidates had to elaborate 2 frozen cakes for 8 people, an ice sculpture and a nougatine piece in seven hours.
The typical specialities of French ice cream making have always forged their own identity at the margins of the omnipresent Italian tradition. Currently, the French tradition also relies upon the work of some French pastry chefs, members of the International Association, Relais Desserts, who have taken it upon themselves to update some of the French ice cream classics. Ice cream domes, vacherin, ice pops and ice cream sandwiches French style, and macaroon flakes, are all among the new creations available.
Mochi and churro mass are the new travelling companions for ice cream in a range of original presentation formats in New York and Los Angeles. The Mochi ice cream of Mochidoki and the churro ice cream sandwiches of Churro Borough are two of the products which have attracted most media attention in the last few weeks in the U.S.A.
Three well-known ice cream makers with very different approaches are currently in France, due to the launch of their books, which feature their favourite recipes and their style of working. With the intention of creating a brand, the three books were brought together for publication: the emerging talents in Parisian ice cream making such as Glaces Glazed and It Mylk, alongside the renowned La Martinière, from l’île de Ré.
The great Recipe Book of Artesan Ice Cream serves up 16 recipes for white, dark and milk chocolate ice cream for today’s professional. With these recipes, a whole world of possibilities opens up for those who want to expand the range of chocolate ice creams that they offer, to test new combinations and to work with different coatings and cocoa powder.
Vilbo Group publishes the first great Artisanal Ice Cream Recipe Book, aiming to introduce professionals in the industry to the recipes of the world’s greatest ice cream maestros of recent years.
For a few summers, the best French patissiers have been inspired by ice cream to offer more refreshing products and to surprise their customers with new collections. Whilst their proposals in the past years came in varied formats, elegant ice cream tubs are in fashion this season. The new ice cream and sorbet collections of some of the most prestigious and internationally renowned patisseries, such as Ladurée, Pierre Marcolini, Pierre Hermé and La Maison Henri Le Roux, have retraced their steps and left sophistication aside.
Only a few things are needed to give ice cream a new appearance. A basic procedure typical from the chocolate technique is enough to be able to make the format evolve easily towards anything we can imagine. Wrapping a grapefruit and jasmine sorbet scoop in a white chocolate spherical lattice is a funny, surprising, even ground-breaking way to eat it.