Ice cream is the perfect treat to cool you off in the midst of summer. If you have the patience to gather a pound of wild strawberries (or know someone who does) this is a refreshing way to experience the immense flavour of this tiny fruit.
By Bryan Picard
- • 1 lb (454g) wild strawberries
- • 2 cups heavy cream
- • ¾ cup sugar
- • 1 oz gin or vodka
- Mix the strawberries, sugar and gin in a bowl. Leave to macerate for about an hour.
- Add the cream and pulse in a blender or food processor until just smooth.
- Put the mixture in the fridge for about an hour and then churn in ice cream machine according to manufacturer’s instructions.
Bryan Picard is a wild and homegrown food enthusiast. He lives in the Maritimes in Canada and has worked the kitchens as a cook and chef for the past ten years. He writes on his blog The Bite House.