Travel Theme: Creamy Calories from Around the World

Some delicious cream dishes from around the world.

Scones with Irish butter, black current jam and clotted cream – these totally distracted me from our waterfall walk in the Antrim Glens of Ireland, UK.with Irish butter, black current jam and clotted creamThey don’t eat a lot of milk products in Asia but coconut cream makes a pretty good substitute! (Coconut pudding with coconut cream and toasted sesame seeds on top at our cooking class in Hoi An, Vietnam.)Coconut pudding with coconut cream and toasted sesame seedsFor a dessert in our Mexican cooking class featuring a menu from Michoacán we prepared wildberry atole ‘custard’ with home-made almond ice cream.
Wildberry atole ‘custard’ with home-made almond ice cream Belgian waffles with whipped cream, strawberries and drizzled chocolate in Brussels.Belgian waffles with chocolate, whipped cream & strawberries A Japanese treat: green tea and green tea ice cream topped with roasted soy bean flour.green tea and green tea ice cream topped with roasted soy bean flourIn France the ‘Orange Blossom’ ice cream is accompanied by a Rhone Valley rosé and chocolate cake.Rhone Valley Rosé with Chocolate Cake and Orange Blossom Ice CreamSpain kicks in with a Spanish ‘Crema de Orujo’ liquor, available in a shop in Potes, the perfect place to stay if you’re in the Picos de Europa.Cream liquor in a shop in Potes in the Picos de Europa, SpainMaking liquid nitrogen ice cream at UBC Chemistry’s Open House – there were a lot of eager takers!
Making liquid nitrogen ice cream at UBC Chemistry's Open House - there were a lot of eager takers!More of Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Cream.

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