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.They 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.)For a dessert in our Mexican cooking class featuring a menu from Michoacán we prepared wildberry atole ‘custard’ with home-made almond ice cream.
Belgian waffles with whipped cream, strawberries and drizzled chocolate in Brussels. A Japanese treat: green tea and green tea ice cream topped with roasted soy bean flour.In France the ‘Orange Blossom’ ice cream is accompanied by a Rhone Valley rosé and chocolate cake.Spain 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.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.