This recipe calls for Comice pears, but Bartlett pears are a good alternative in the winter and Taylor Gold pears (from New Zealand) are wonderful in the summer.
Refreshing as either a palate cleanser or dessert. Serve in hollowed-out oranges or lemons.
Meyer Lemon Sherbet
This refreshing sherbet is lighter than ice cream and features Meyer lemons, which are sweeter than other varieties of lemons and are very popular in California gardens.
As an alternative to using an ice cream freezer, pour the mixture into a large stainless steel bowl. Freeze for 10 minutes or until the mixture begins to thicken and become firm. Beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Return to the freezer. Repeat the process 2 or 3 times or until the consistency is light but not necessarily icy.
Think outside of the ice cream box this summer and try this chilly, creamy, and sweet blackberry ice made with buttermilk.
Fresh berries and lemon cookies are layered with vanilla frozen yogurt for a sensational seasonal dessert.
Chocolate Walnut Gelato
Perfect for any summer soirée, this light dessert will leave you feeling both refreshed and satisfied. The not-too-sweet chocolate flavour with a hint of orange zest and crunch of California walnuts is a frozen treat that is sure to be a favourite for grown-up tastes.
Cardamom Ice Cream
Milk and cream steeped in cardamom and vanilla beans is whirled into a rich frozen dessert.
Walnut Blueberry Sundae
Doll up some vanilla frozen yogurt with sugar-glazed walnuts, fresh blueberries and a touch of blueberry preserves.
Low-Fat Amaretto Raisin Ice Cream
Whirl up some amaretto-flavored, raisin studded ice cream for a heavenly dessert.
Oatmeal Raisin Ice Cream Sandwiches
Vanilla ice cream or yogurt is sandwiched between two hearty, raisin-filled oatmeal cookies.