Is expensive ice cream worth it?

SUPERSHOPPERS on Channel 4 has exposed what really goes into Brits’ favourite ice cream brands.  

The TV programme took four vanilla ice creams that you can buy from the supermarket, they let them melt and had a look at what was left!  Some of the results weren’t too appetising although Haagen Daas did pretty well.  Here at Love Ice Creams we think that making your own trumps anything that you can buy as you know exactly what’s in the one’s you make yourself.

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Antioxidant ice cream shown to help people run faster

Raspberry and banana frozen Greek yoghurt

From The Independent, Wednesday 26 October 2016

“A cardiologist and ice-cream enthusiast has created a gelato which he says will make you live longer and run faster.

Prof Valerio Sanguigni, from the University of Rome Tor Vegata, has patented a recipe for ice cream which has antioxidant properties.  

The exact recipe is secret but contains dark cocoa powder, hazelnut, and green tea extracts.”

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Fro-yo enters the Oxford English Dictionary

According to Waitrose Weekend this week, “fro-yo” has made it into the new Oxford English Dictionary (OED).  Fro-yo or frozen yoghurt is one of a few new culinary terms that have been added to the revised dictionary…others include rendang, matcha and bocconcini…look them up if you don’t know what they are!  The magazine says that “…as a celebration of author Roald Dahl’s centenary, a selection of words he invented are also listed, most notably ‘scrumdiddlyumptious’.”  

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Purple Power!

About a month ago, the BBC aired a documentary ‘How to Stay Young’ presented by the demigoddess, Angela Rippon, and the charming Dr Chris Van Tulleken. During the programme, they visited a small island off the coast of Japan, called Okinawa, where residents live longer than anywhere else in the world. Their occurence of brain disease are 50% less and their chances of heart disease, reduced by 80%.

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