I don t have an ice cream maker and am too lazy and not into ice cream enough to make it manually so I ve only made the waffles from this cookbook they are delicious We made the coffee ice cream yesterday and it was fantastic Soooo much better than So DeliciousWe added chocolate shavings and almondsit stiffened up in the ice cream maker faster than cow s milk ice cream which we were making only last year so much has changedI love this book so far and look forward to the other recipes Butter Pecan New York Irish Cream Pistachio Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Almond Cookie I felt that most of the recipes centered around soy and there were harder to access ingredients although a wider range of recipesinterested in the dandelion raspberry Loved the ideas in this book so many amazing flavor mixtures but the processing just didn t jive with my ice cream maker so I will use it for a flavor inspiration book and then process in my own way the way described in Veganomicon and using my VitaMix instead of heating the ingredients as described in this book Each of the ice cream recipes in this book take a number of hours to make at least three with cooling times I prefer my method which is MUCH faster However I think this book will be used often for the variety inside Plus it also has recipes for many non ice cream goodies vegan cookies syrups and toppings candies etc to go along with your ice cream That s a big plus Every recipe includes the same 3 ingredients arrowroot flour soy creamer soymilk This can get really annoying if one can t find a supermarket that carries arrowroot flour and is trying to make ice cream for someone who is allergic to soy I haven t made any of the recipes yet so I can t comment on the texture and taste of finished ice cream But I like the author s ideas for flavors Since I m familiar with using coconut milk as a base instead of soy milk plus arrowroot I might just use the flavor ideas instead of the recipe for the ice cream basesUPDATE 92013 I have now made a recipe from the book This review was originally published on V for Vegan as part of Veganmofo IV please click though for additional commentary and photos WHEELER DEL TORRO S THE VEGAN SCOOP IS MY FAVORITE COOKBOOK OF ALL TIME The end Shortest book review everI id I Only a Whisper kid but just about the last part In all seriousness The Vegan Scoop really is a personal favorite I love everything about this cookbook the gorgeous glossy pages The luscious lovingly photographed balls of frozen deliciousness The easy to follow yet terribly creative recipes The sometimes sneakily subversive tasty tidbits that grace each page s margins The way del Torro encourages readers to experiment with different fruits spices seasonings and yes even vegetables on their own The freaking color palette Simply put The Vegan Scoop is allinds of awesomenessBesides who doesn t heart ice cream hmmmmThe book which have I not already mentioned itself looks yummy enough to eat features 150 recipes for vegan dairy free ice cream and ice cream related foodstuffs Disclaimer all of the ice cream recipes reuire an ice cream maker I ll be reviewing my own model tomorrow so stay tuned del Torro arranges. The Vegan Scoop brings the pleasures of the ice cream parlor into your home with 150 recipes for delicious frozen desserts that are so rich and creamy they’re better than the “real” thing and contain one third the calories Developed by vegan hipster Wheeler del Torro of Wheeler’s Frozen Desserts these “faux” creams feature 100 percent vegan certified ingre.
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Stes way better than any store bought Green Tea ice cream I ve tried it blows Turtle Mountain s Purely Decadent version out of the water yo and while I used to enjoy the hell out of Tofutti s Coffee Marshmallow Swirl I haven t seen it on a store shelf in ages by which I mean at least five years so I m absolutely thrilled at the prospect of making my own This the ability to bring your own fantasy flavors to life is truly the coolest pun so intended and cheesy part of owning an ice cream maker understanding the basics of ice cream churning and having the confidence to venture out on your own Most of which I can thank Wheeler del Torro for Thanks dude Also momBefore I close this review out I should probably offer a caveat re the ingredients found in The Vegan Scoop About half of the recipes call for rather mundane easy to find assuming you live in middle class America ingredients the ind of items you can pick up at any box store Others reuire a little searching eg online or in international or specialty food stores For example I had to purchase the matcha powder for the Green Tea ice cream online so many choices and I m still searching for the ingredients for others star fruit black sesame seeds damn you Wal Mart why don t you carry lavender leaves Keep this in mind when calculating the convenience and price of making your own ice cream as opposed to buying it in the store I prefer to make my own since I live 1 12 hour s drive from the closest Whole Foods and have a stand alone freezer in my laundry room If you rent a box in NYC and live a stone s throw from a vegan ice cream parlour DIY ice cream or at least that which reuires a bulky ice cream maker might not be the best choice for you I ve made a few recipes from this book and while they all tasted great the consistency and texture are lacking which may be my cheap ice cream maker or I need a betterdifferent techniue like one reviewer mentioned Simple recipes but lots of different flavour combinations Vegan ice cream and vegan sorbet what s not to loveMany of the ice cream recipes in The Vegan Scoop have a soy milk base but the author encourages experimenting with other non dairy milks such as almond You will need an ice cream maker but if you don t have one what a perfect excuse to buy one Chapters include Classic with flavors as Vanilla Toffee and Cookie Dough Fruit Flavors with Watermelon Sorbet and Honeydew Healthy Flavors with Vanilla Chile Pepper and Peanut Butter Flaxseed Asian Flavors like Black Sesame Wasabi and Cherry Blossom Novelty Flavors with fun recipes such as Chocolate Pretzel Pumpkin S and New York Irish Cream Hosting an Ice Cream Party and finally the book rounds out with Aphrodisiacal Flavors and Ice Cream Sides Desserts and Sauces There really is something for the cold treat lover in all of us The recipes are easy to follow the instructions are clear the format is uncluttered and includes lovely appetizing photos YUM Pretty much all of these recipes are the base with minor adjustments to flavors Any of the recipes I tried I didn t really like the taste or texture Worth looking at if you borrow the book I also noted a few errors in measurements in recipes. Erything from Caribbean Island Flavors to Healthy Flavors and Aphrodisiacal Flavors You’ll also find two chapters full of recipes for toppings sauces sides and other dessert accompaniments Recipes includePeanut Butter BananaBlack SesameChocolate MarshmallowAlmond CookieOrange Passion FruitGranola CrunchPecan Apple DanishEspresso BeanVanilla Graham Cracker and hundre.
His frozen concoctions into nine categories Classic Flavors Vanilla Chocolate Rocky Road Caramel and Butterscotch Fruity Flavors Blueberry Nectarine Honeydew Green Apple and Pear Healthy Flavors Lavender Mint Vanilla Cardamom Sweet Potato Basil and Oats and Fig Asian Flavors Black Sesame Wasabi Cherry Blossom and Goji Berry Banana Caribbean and Island Flavors Guava Coconut Star Fruit and Ginger Beer Sorbet Novelty Flavors Chestnut Chocolate Pretzel Pecan Apple Danish and New York Irish Creme Aphrodisiacal Flavors Jasmine Rose Water Licorice and Fresh Mint Lime Ice Cream Vessels and Sauces Sugar Cones Hot Fudge Caramel Sauce and Very Berry Sauce and Ice Cream Sides and Desserts Blondies Chocolate Chip Biscotti Boston Cream Pie and Italian White Cream Cake to name but a fewWhile many of del Torro s ice cream flavors are incredibly imaginative Seaweed For reals all use the same base as a jumping off point namely 1 cup of soymilk 2 cups of soy creamer and 2 tablespoons of arrowroot powder with 12 to 34 cup sugar depending on the dish This is the same foundation on which many of the recipes at A Vegan Ice Cream Paradise are built Frugal vegan alert The cool thing about this of course is that uniformity leads to familiarity which in this case breeds confidence and self esteem After a little time spent practicing with the recipes in The Vegan Scoop even this amateur felt comfortable enough to experiment with her own fantasy flavorsTo wit my dear mother gifted Shane and I an ice cream maker for x mas 2008 and it was shortly thereafter that I purchased The Vegan Scoop During the subseuent two summers of ice cream churning madness we experimented with the following flavors Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream page 39 Berries Galore a variation on del Torro s Blueberry page 62 Vanilla Ice Cream with frozen chunks of chocolate brownies mixed in as suggested page 36 Chocolate Ice Cream with frozen chunks of chocolate brownies mixed in again at del Torro s suggestion page 37 Cookie Dough Ice Cream page 42 Pumpkin and Oats Ice Cream page 139 Green Tea Ice Cream page 122 and My own Chocolate Coffee Marshmallow Ice Cream based on del Torro s Coffee Ice Cream recipe page 58Of the recipes we tried all but one ranged from tasty at the low end Mint Chocolate Chip Pumpkin and Oats to yummy Vanilla Brownie Berries Galore to downright orgasmic Green Tea Chocolate Coffee Marshmallow The lone dud Jalape o page 172 Actually I wouldn t call it a dud so much as a bomb or an explosive of some type I didn t dare try it but according to Shane who loves spicy foods that shit was hot The recipe calls for three medium sized jalape os to be tempered by a uart of ice cream you do the math Shane tried watering the spice down by mixing some of the Jalape o with store bought vanilla ice cream in a 11 ratio to no avail eventually he threw the whole batch out Which is pretty much unheard of for him seriously he is like my human garbage can eating up everything that I can twon t Other than this one early debacle we ve had nothing but good luck with the recipes found in The Vegan Scoop The Green Tea and Chocolate Coffee Marshmallow Ice Creams are my own holy grails the former ta. Dients making them suitable for both vegans and those with lactose intolerance and other dairy aversions And with each serving containing approximately 80 calories nearly 100 calories fewer than a serving of traditional ice cream you can indulge with peace of mind and eep your trim waistline Chapters are devoted to innovative flavor “inspirations” and cover ev.
Wheeler del Torro learned to create his delicious healthy vegan ice cream in Paris inspired by the great Parisian Berthilion ice cream shop After perfecting his recipes del Torro moved back to the States and began selling ice cream out of a vintage 1972 ice cream truck After working as a private chef and running Wheeler's as a catering business del Torro opened the first and only all vegan i