Kavey has always had a soft spot for ice cream (not to mention sorbet, ice lollies and even slushies). We love sharing our own recipes plus the best from fellow bloggers.

May BSFIC: Inspired By Hot Drinks

Bloggers Scream For Ice Cream is a monthly blogger challenge inviting fellow bloggers to create an ice cream (or sorbet, froyo, ice lolly…) to a given theme. It’s open to all bloggers anywhere in the world and you are welcome to participate for just one challenge, a few or all of them! The theme for ... Read more »

Making Mr Whippy | My Homemade Screwball Ice Cream

Whether you ordered Flake 99 in a cone or a bubble-gum toting Screwball in moulded plastic, at the heart of both was pale-as-snow, smooth-flowing, soft-serve Mr Whippy vanilla-flavoured ice cream. There were actually two variations of Screwball that Pete and I remember – the ready-filled ones with raspberry ripple ice cream under a cardboard lid ... Read more »

August & September BSFIC: Chasing The Ice Cream Van

Many of us have an almost Pavlovian response to the music of the ice cream van; a collective memory leading to a shared reaction… First we catch the distinctive trill far in the distance. Suddenly alert, our ears strain to work out the direction of travel. Each time the music stops, we enviously envisage kids ... Read more »

Lemon, Limoncello & Thyme Sorbet

When I set the latest Bloggers Scream For Ice Cream as herbs, I knew already that I wanted to do a lemon and limoncello sorbet with a herb. I was recently sent a copy of The Flavour Thesaurus, in which I looked up herbs that might be a good match for lemon. The book was ... Read more »

June & July BSFIC: Herbs

Last year we did Spices, now it’s time for herbs! Defined (culinarily) as the leafy green parts of a plant, either fresh or dried, herbs are usually used in small amounts to provide flavour or seasoning. They are distinct from spices, which are most commonly a product of the seeds, berries, roots, bark, flowers and ... Read more »