Lilac blossom ice cream

This lilac ice cream recipe is one to pass on to my readers. If you are anything like me and love unusual ice cream give this a swirl. Ice cream magazine is funny and always inspiring.

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Lilac blossom ice cream

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Time warped back to the 1920’s,  August 1924 more precisely to the rolling countryside and quintessential Englishness of a long languorous dreamy summer afternoon tea party in Charleston, East Sussex. Gossip laughter and “social interaction.” (Ahem).  Writers, painters, dancers, poets… The creative liaison of Lovies that were the Bloomsbury Set, were also über foodies. Virginia Wolfs bread and apparently her rice pudding were to die for Dharlings.

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Their informal summer parties were gatherings for food and far more. Endless articulate stories, gossip, dazzling wit and charm, impeccable table manners, more than a soupçon of rumpy-pumpy and unrestricted culpability of both edible and vulgar delights, and all in the name of art.

Perfectly plump peonies and pretty pansies, a proliferation of perfect plates, plummy platitudes, pranks and polarised opinion if you please? A picturesque picnic of pert peppery pies and pickles, pleasant preserves…

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About kunstkitchen

Visual artist and writer hunting words, languages, visions, and insight in my kitchen - connecting Art (Kunst) and culture and slow food cooking. Classically trained artist. Paint and draw with traditional materials. Live in the Northland where it's six months of winter. Appreciate the little things in life. Sharing food and art experiences and the lessons that my talented and generous friends have given me.
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