[Sca-cooks] The ice cream's a makin' ;-)

Olwen the Odd olwentheodd at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 12 11:20:01 PDT 2007

What do you think it would be like to substitute lemon juice or grapefruit juice for the lime juice?  I'm allergic to limes.
Olwen, also allergic to corn.  
> Well, the sauce is made, and I'm having some over the ice cream.> > Yes, this is definitely different in flavor, but it's very, very good.> I can see myself craving this upon occasion, once I get a bit more> used to the flavor.> > The coconut peanut sauce was no big deal, but it's quite tasty with> the ice cream. To make it, I looked at several recipes online, then> put it together, using my own judgement.> > Coconut Peanut sauce:> > 1 can coconut milk> Large dollop of peanut butter> Teaspoon or so of red thai curry paste> Large glug of lime juice> (I decided additional salt or sugar wouldn't be necessary.)> > Put all the ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl, and nuke until hot.> Mix until smooth. Cool on counter, and then in refrigerator.> > But, Lordy, is this stuff rich ;-) I think I've discovered heart> attack in a bowl ;-)> > > On 10/12/07, Saint Phlip <phlip at 99main.com> wrote:> > Couldn't find the rock salt last night- Rob had "put it away" (man> > spent 20 years on submarines, and his idea of putting stuff away> > requires M and I to ask him if we want to find anything- none of the> > more usual places ever seem to get used), Was a bit concerned about> > how well the ice would last over night- hadda put it in a cooler on> > the porch overnight, and he hadn't gotten me as much as the machine> > called for, but there was enough.> >> > So, I finally got the actual making of the ice cream done this AM, as> > opposed to making just the mix, and I tasted it while I was> > transferring it into the container (plastic coffee "can"- nice> > plastic, nice size, holds 3 qts- I measured) for the freezer, to hard> > freeze.> >> > It is most certainly different, but I like it ;-) Very rich, and the> > combination of the hot spices and other flavorings vs the physical> > cold and creaminess on the tongue has my senses wondering just WHAT> > the blazes is going on ;-)> >> > And, having tasted it in my mouth, as opposed to tasting it in my> > head, I gotta agree with the folks who suggested a coconut or peanut> > sauce- either would go well, so I'm going to split the difference and> > make a sauce incorporating both.> >> > Lessee what I got on hand...> >> > On 10/11/07, Saint Phlip <phlip at 99main.com> wrote:> > > So, as is usual, just as soon as I figured I had all the ingredients,> > > couldn't find some. For example, knew there were a dozen eggs in> > > there, but when I looked, only 11. Consequently, since I needed the> > > volume, my version is 10 egg yolks and one whole egg. And, the brown> > > sugar vanished, and I was going to reduce the amount anyway, so I used> > > a cup of white sugar and added a good dollop (a dollop being a> > > technical term Adamantius taught me) of molasses. After all, modern> > > brown sugar is made by adding molasses to white sugar, so why not?> > > Likely not as rich, but I tweaked that a bit too.> > >> > > So far, I started with about two tablespoons of the Red Curry paste,> > > mixed and stirred with about 2 tablespoons of peanut oil- decided to> > > go with peanut oil instead of butter, since I got convinced by you> > > guys to make a peanut sauce for it ;-) Was going to do the same> > > proportion of cream to milk as before- 1:3, but my carton was almost> > > empty when I got the cup out of the cream carton, so I added anoher> > > 1/3 cup, roughly, to the curry mix, added that to the egg/sugar mix,> > > stirred, then 3 cups of milk. Everything was well stirred, and it's> > > now all sitting on the stove, being stirred occasionally, until it> > > thickens.> > >> > > Decided to taste it, and beyond the strong taste of raw egg yolks, it> > > actually has a nice flavor. Will finish custardizing it, cool it, then> > > into the ice cream machine- hopefully this will happen before all the> > > ice Rob got me melts.> > -- > Saint Phlip> > Heat it up> Hit it hard> Repent as necessary.> > Priorities:> > It's the smith who makes the tools, not the tools which make the smith.> > Denial of evidence is not refutation of evidence.> > Blessed be the self-righteous, for they shall inherit themselves.> _______________________________________________> Sca-cooks mailing list> Sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org> http://lists.ansteorra.org/listinfo.cgi/sca-cooks-ansteorra.org
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