The National day of creative ice cream flavors is celebrated on July 1, 2021. On this day, new types of ice cream are to be created and tried.
Ice cream is a dessert consisting of liquids such as water, milk, cream and possibly egg yolk, mixed with sugar and various flavoring ingredients, which is usually frozen into a cream by whipping or stirring.
Unusual ice cream flavors
Fancy ice cream flavors today could include the following: Chili, mustard, curry, baked apple, Red Bull, thyme, ginger, pumpkin, sausage, avocado, tomato, beer, mozzarella, lavender, champagne, fennel, carrot, poppy seeds, balsamic vinegar, egg, Pepper, salt, paprika, apple strudel, rocket, aloe vera, licorice, milk bars or spinach.
Ice cream holidays fall into the category of food holidays and celebrate the cool dessert that is particularly popular in summer. Whether ice cream or popsicles – the ice cream holidays honor all types of ice cream and encourage people to simply not pay attention to the calories on special days but to eat ice cream.
Examples are Worldwide Ice Cream Day on December 13th, Something Lolly Day on March 28th, Ice Cream for Breakfast Day (February 2nd) or Vanilla Ice Cream Day and Chocolate Ice Cream Day in the USA.
11 crazy flavors of ice cream that really exist!
Glowing ice cream
It’s not about the taste at all, but about the proteins contained in the ice cream that start to glow when you touch them with your warm tongue! It was invented by an English ice cream pioneer – however, a glowing ball costs around 180 euros …
The same “crazy” Brit also made the Viagra ice cream, which is not only called that because of its blue color, but actually contains 25 milligrams of the sexual enhancer! Taste: champagne.
This idea also comes from the island – in London the ice cream made from human breast milk appeared under the name “Baby Gaga”. Although it was temporarily withdrawn from the market by the health authorities, it made a comeback with the birth of Prince William and Kate’s second child.
Welcome to Japan! There is a traditional dish here that consists of ice cream and raw horse meat. How bizarre an ice cream looks always depends on the cultural perspective …
… Which is why a Japanese probably wouldn’t find this ice cream so absurd either. Because the way in which sea creatures are prepared and consumed in their homeland differs fundamentally from the European one anyway.
Lignite-flavored ice cream, on the other hand, is more of a gag than a staple food in Japan. This creation also comes from the East Asian island state.
color changing ice cream
Exactly how this affects the taste is not known, but: The Philippines actually has ice cream made from crocodile eggs!
Even the Americans are in for a treat: in Alaska, you can buy ice cream in supermarkets, which is made from the fat of reindeer and whales, for example. In polar regions you have to process everything you can get …
Further south, namely in New York, there is butter ice cream with real lobster pieces in it. The price has not been recorded, but it can be assumed that this creation is more for the solvent with a sweet tooth.
There’s a shop in New York City that actually sells cheeseburger ice cream. Ingredients: minced meat, cheese, french fries and other secret ingredients …
Delicious & creative ice cream recipes for every day!
Right now the blueberries are particularly good and invite you to create simply delicious, light and yet very intense ice cream. For this we need:
- 125 g of sugar
- 250ml water
- 200 g blueberries
- 1 tablespoon egg white
Preparation: First dissolve the sugar in the water and boil for a good 5 minutes, this creates a sugar syrup. The syrup can already be stored in the refrigerator.
Simmer the blueberries with 2 tablespoons of water for 3 minutes. The blueberries only give off their full taste when they are cooked and acquire their typical blue/red color.
Add the cooled blueberry mixture to the syrup and puree with the hand blender to a fine puree. Beat the egg white until stiff and fold into the mixture. The blueberry sorbet mass can now be put in the ice cream machine.
Strawberry-lime ice cream
Another fruity and refreshing recipe for hot summer days also goes wonderfully with the berry season. It consists of whipped cream, lime juice, natural yogurt, cane sugar and strawberries. Preparation:
- Whip 150 ml whipped cream and chill
- Squeeze a large lime and mix the juice well with a large mug of natural yoghurt and some brown cane sugar.
- Wash and clean approx. 700 grams of strawberries and puree them finely with a hand blender.
- Stir the strawberry puree into the yogurt and then fold in the whipped cream. Put the ice cream mixture in the ice cream maker for about 50 minutes.
Matcha ice cream
Not only does it look extraordinary, this ice cream is also very tasty and incredibly healthy. Green matcha tea is already a trend in Europe and is now a popular ingredient for desserts and for making ice cream.To prepare cool green Matcha ice cream you need the following ingredients:
- 2 teaspoons of matcha, depending on the taste intensity, you can also take a little less or more, but not more than 4 spoons
- 50ml warm water
- 2 egg yolks
- 80 grams of sugar + vanilla
- 200 ml whipped cream
Mix everything together well and put it in the ice cream maker!