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Lovage Ice Cream. An herby ice cream with notes of celery, parsley, lime and an almost minty freshness. From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious

Lovage Ice Cream

This summer I’ve fallen hard for lovage. It was never really on my radar before. I had heard of it. I was vaguely aware that it was some sort of green, leafy, herby kinda thing, but I couldn’t have described its flavor or told you a good use for it or even picked it out …

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Cocoa Nib Semifreddo. An easy and and elegant 3 ingredient frozen dessert that's like ice cream but smoother and lighter. So good. Like a grown-up frosty. From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious |

Cocoa Nib Semifreddo

This cocoa nib semifreddo might be the easiest fancy dessert I’ve ever made. It has three ingredients (well, four if you count the pinch of salt), it requires about 10 minutes of active work, and it doesn’t require any special equipment like an ice cream maker. You just need some kind of mixing apparatus (anything …

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Mint Chocolate Sorbet. An intensely rich and chocolatey sorbet with a refreshing hint of garden mint. From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious

Mint Chocolate Sorbet

I have a confession to make. I’m not really into the whole mint and chocolate combination. I’ve never disliked it, exactly, but it’s never been one of those things I crave. Mint chocolate chip has always been my father’s favorite flavor of ice cream, but ever since I was a kid, I could take it …

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Pineapple Passion Fruit Popsicles. Bright, tropical, delightful! From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious

Passion Fruit-Pineapple Popsicles

For a long time, I didn’t know what passion fruit tasted like. I associated it vaguely with tropical juice blends and  artificial fragrances in things like air fresheners and girly shampoos. For some reason, I assumed it was syrupy sweet and generally unappealing. Man was I wrong. Real passion fruit is tart and fragrant, almost …

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Lime popsicles. Perfect for the hottest summer days. From Blossom to Stem | Because Delicious

Lime Popsicles

I have this theory that people tend to dress for yesterday’s weather. The day after a 90°F day, I see so many people in tank tops and shorts and sandals and sun dresses, even if it’s a high of 70°F  and raining. The day after a cold snap, I see so many people carrying around …

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