Mexican Ice Cream: Beloved Recipes and Stories

MEXICAN ICE CREAM                                FANY GERSON

This new offering from the incredibly popular baker and sweets maker Fany Gerson, the powerhouse behind Brooklyn's La Newyorkina and Dough, showcases the incredibly diverse flavors of Mexican ice cream while exploring the cultural aspects of preparing and consuming ice cream in Mexico. Gerson uses unique ingredients to create exciting and fresh flavors like Red Prickly Pear Ice Cream,
Oaxacan-style Lime Sorbet, Avocado-Chocolate Ice Cream, and Rice-Almond Ice Cream with Cinnamon. All recipes are created with the home cook in mind, and written in Fany's knowledgeable but accessible voice. Mexican Ice Cream features vibrant location photography and captures the authentic Mexican heladerias that Gerson has been visiting for decades. For anyone looking to up their summer ice cream game, this is the book.


This is a wonderful book about the food of Mexico that I did not know about, but now I really am looking forward to making some. The recipes look easy to follow, pictures are wonderful to go along with the book. The author gives you a history of the dessert and a little of Mexico. When I saw rice- pudding flavor the author had me. My wife’s grandmother made rice pudding and some other traditional dishes around the holidays, but not as ice cream. This now is something to look forward to in the summertime for something different, but the flavors sound so very good. An excellent book for anyone’s collection. I received this book from I gave it 5 stars. Follow us

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