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toodie jane Aug 23, 2006 12:14 AM

came upon this on a food blog, and am intrigued. The unit looks like a commercial grade potato ricer!

Anyone ever had this stateside? It's supposed to be a big 'treat' in Europe. How did I miss this food fad?

Does the ice cream taste any 'different' after being riced? I like to play with my food, and have a ricer, so I just might try it!

  1. rworange Aug 23, 2006 12:40 AM

    When it first opened, you could buy it at La Copa Loca in San Francisco. On a recent visit Melanie said they didn't sell it anymore.

    Here's an old report.

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/36321#168554

    You could get spaghetti pomedoro and spaghetti carbonara. IIRC, the sauce was strawberry or raspberry.

    Here's a site that sells the gadget that also makes lasagna ice cream and asparagus ice cream.

    http://spaghettiicecream.com/ice-cream-makers.htm

    Here's the pics from the site ... spaghetti
    http://spaghettiicecream.com/Spaghetti-Ice-cream-with-sauce.html

    Lasagna
    http://spaghettiicecream.com/lasagna-on-blue-plate.html

    Asparagus
    http://spaghettiicecream.com/asparagus-on-blue-plate.html

    Kind of a cool (heh) idea for making an ice cream pizza (scroll down).

    http://spaghettiicecream.com/events.h...

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      shoo bee doo Aug 23, 2006 12:26 AM

      I had "schpa-get-i-ice" (spaghetti eis) at an italian eiscafe in Germany. It's lovely. Of course, it was riced with gelato and I don't think you could capture the dish here.

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      1. re: shoo bee doo
        PseudoNerd Aug 23, 2006 12:31 AM

        Due to the difference in density and texture, do you mean?

        Personally, I don't see why it wouldn't be possible to manage to make something similar to a Spaghettieis (or any other kiddie-targeted Eis dish, for that matter). In the case that it is possible to recreate it with ice cream, the ice cream shouldn't be affected in flavor.

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