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Christmas Ice Cream Making

One of the things that we’ve established as a little tradition is to make ice cream at Christmas as gifts for our friends.  There’s not much coming off the allotment, so instead we can dig out some fruit from the freezers.  And although we have to supplement eggs from our own flock with commercial eggs, it harks back to the prolific days of summer and autumn.

The Gelatiera churning raspberry ice cream

The Gelatiera churning raspberry ice cream

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Pear and Pecorino Ice Cream

A month ago I got an ice cream machine. I’d been fancying making ice cream again for a while, and the growing number of lovely fresh eggs from our allotment hens inspired me to keep an eye open for an ice cream maker. This time, though, I wanted a machine with a built-in freezer, not one where you have to find freezer space for a bulky ice bucket.

Then this Gaggia Gelatiera came up on eBay:


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