The scoop from our chef
It is the season of summer, sun, family and fun. The holidays also mean entertaining as the summer holidays are known for visiting families, year-end dinners and happy occasions with your loved ones.
We have the scoop on preparing the perfect treat to impress your guests. The Chef at Gallagher Convention Centre, Chef Gordon Fraser, shares his recipe for what he calls “the best ice cream” that he has ever made.
Let us help you to look like a professional and be the talk of your family and friends by following Chef Gordons’ vanilla ice cream recipe.
Homemade vanilla ice cream
25 gram Milk powder
500 ml Milk
300 ml Double cream
1 Vanilla pod, split
100 gram Caster sugar
5 x Egg yolks
In a saucepan,
Mix the milk powder with a bit of the milk until it forms a thick paste
Stir in the remaining milk
Add the cream
Add the split Vanilla pod and bring to boil
Remove from heat and infuse for 15 minutes
Whisk the egg yolks and sugar together pour the infused milk on top and mix well
Transfer the mixture to a clean saucepan & cook over a very gentle heat stirring continuously until the sauce coats the back of a wooden spoon
Do not boil the mixture as it will split
Cool the mixture & strain
Put in an ice cream machine, churn & freeze
“I guess ice cream is one of those things that are beyond imagination” – L.M. Montgomery.
With this recipe from our Chef, you do not have to imagine; you can make the best homemade ice cream yourself.