Kusina Maria

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Posts Tagged ‘ice cream’

Merry Moo Artisan Ice Cream

Coffee Kahlua Merry Moo Artisan Ice Cream Mercato Centrale Philippines

Coffee Kahlua Merry Moo Artisan Ice Cream

The heat was overwhelming when I visited Mercato Centrale last June so was happy to see several stalls selling frozen treats. I gravitated towards the whimsical stall of Merry Moo Artisan Ice Cream.

Before choosing the flavor of ice cream I would eat, I taste-tested several flavors including Sea Salt Caramel, Strawberry Basil, Cardamom, and the very intriguing Candied Bacon. The Candied Bacon had a unique taste which, I guess, would be an acquired taste thing. The rest had delicious flavors which made choosing very difficult.

I settled for Coffee Kahlua. How could I say no to ice cream with both coffee and alcohol? And I don’t regret it one bit. But I do want to taste more Merry Moo flavors.

Each ice cream was different, with distinct flavors but with the same creamy delightful texture. The ice cream was dense rather than airy. And yet the ice cream didn’t feel too heavy on the tummy.

This November, I’ll definitely look for the Merry Moo Artisan Ice Cream stall at Mercato Centrale. I think a cup of Strawberry Basil is waiting for me. And maybe a pint of Coffee Kahlua, too. Hehe!

Mabuhay Palace Golden Egg Ice Cream

Mabuhay Palace Golden Egg Ice Cream in Marco Polo Hotel Davao

Mabuhay Palace Golden Egg Ice Cream

It’s no secret that I love red eggs or salted eggs. So I got overly excited of trying the Mabuhay Palace Golden Egg Ice Cream.

Salted eggs are duck eggs which have been preserved in brine resulting to a salty taste, soft texture for the egg white, and a grainy texture for the egg yolk. For this homemade ice cream, Manila Hotel’s Mabuhay Palace makes their own salted egg and uses these to make a unique and very tasty savory dessert delight.
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A la Mode

Ala Mode

Kangaroo Choco Bread Pudding A La Mode

In French, “a la mode” means in current style or fashion. But when it comes to food, “a la mode” or “ala mode” means to serve with ice cream on the top or on the side.

This is a popular way of making yummy desserts and pastries even more yummy and interesting. Pies, brownies, and even cakes are warmed and served with chilled ice cream, usually vanilla.

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My Fresh Vanilla Beans Have Arrived

The Vanilla Company

Yesterday, I received a package that I have been waiting for a long time to arrive. It contains vanilla beans from The Vanilla Company in Tagaytay.

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CACS Day 2: Meringues and Ice Cream

Sans Rival

Sans Rival

Day 2 of our classes was more interesting and exciting. A few of us can already cook, a handful already knows how to bake. But none of us has certainly made ice cream. And it was ice cream day in class. YUM! We were supposed to make meringues and ice cream.

Our group was assigned to make:

  • Coffee Ice Cream
  • Kiwi Sorbet
  • Sans Rival
  • Pavlova

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