I love ice cream and I love my machine:-) I try to make ice creams as often as possible. At first I always used recipes from cookbooks, but then I made my own base for ice cream, and this time I made it into an ice cream with pistachios. In France they have a fantastic "pâte à la pistache", but it's difficult to find in Denmark, so I used amaretto for flavour and then some fruitcolour. The pistachios give a crunch that I like in ice cream!
3,5 dl whole milk
1,5 dl cream
6 egg yolks
90 g sugar
10 vanilla sugar
25 g glucose sirop
4-5 tbs amaretto
green fruit colour
50 g unsalted chopped pistachios
Beat yolks, sugar, vanilla and glucose until pale and fluffy.
Bring milk and cream to a boil in a pan and pour over the egg mixture while stirring. Return to the pan and continue to stir until the mixture reaches 85 degrees celcius. Add fruitcolour and amaretto. Cool down in a bain marie and allow to cool down completely in the refridgerateur.
Put into the ice cream machine and add the pistachios when the ice cream is almost finished.. and voilà une belle glace à la pistache!