Where to buy: www.amazon.com

Summertime is here and with it come ice-cream and frozen desserts. The author of the “Perfect Scoop”, David Lebovitz, puts his 25 years of practice as pastry chef and dessert maker to the test and has created a beautifully written dessert book.

This “how to make ice cream, sorbets, granitas and other cold desserts” resource book inspires the reader to start creating their own frozen desserts to wow family and dinner guests. It gives advice on what the reader needs to get started, i.e. it talks about different ice cream makers. The author also talks about the importance of the right ingredients while at the same time sharing his expert techniques on how to create first class frozen desserts. He begins by guiding the reader step-by-step to making the perfect ice cream custard, which is the basis of many of his ice cream recipes. Photographs guide the reader through the process.

Included in the book are over 150 mouth-watering recipes the reader can explore and test and these range from Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream, Fresh Fig Ice Cream, Mango Sorbet, Rice Gelato, Butterscotch pecan, Papaya-lime sorbet, Mojito granitas to Aztec “Hot” Chocolate and Apricot-Pistachio and Lavender-honey.

This fantastic recipe book is designed to tickle your tastebuds and get you creating ice creams and cold desserts with unusual flavors and pairings.

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