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Jul 13, 2007 10:03 AM

101 (Scary) Ice Creams

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  1. Cool topic!
    For the "Fear-Factor" element: Horseflesh ice cream
    Flavors that I would actually eat: cherryblossom, tomato, and red wine

    1. I had wasabi ice cream at a place in Taiwan over a decade ago, just to try a novelty flavor (XO cognac & pig's feet were some other flavors). I gotta say, yuck. The texture was fine - like ice cream - but who wants horseradish fumes while you're eating IC?

      The "deep sea" ice cream I might try, along with cherry blossom. Bacon?

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      1. re: bbc

        Really? There's a Japanese restaurant here in Toronto that serves wasabi ice cream and it's become my new favourite flavour. The "spicy" factor is there, but not overpowering... perhaps what you had had a lot more? In any case, I think it's delicious!

        1. re: vorpal

          Coldstone Creamery briefly had wasabi ice cream and I have to say, it wasn't bad. I also liked their licorice ice cream.

          I've had ice cream flavored with porter, it's nice. Malty and chocolate flavors.

      2. Sweet Potato icecream should work - I could imagine it tasting like pumpkin pie... 'rice' icecream brings to mind a colder version of rice pudding (the article says it's fairly good stuff too!) Rose petal and cherry blossom are probably fairly good (think rosewater...) But most of the rest of them? ugh!

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        1. re: Kajikit

          Rice is good. It does taste like cold rice pudding.

          The texture is really fun, too.

        2. Sadly no one seems to offer "Fugu Ice Cream", for those who also like Russian Roulette. Now there's a fear-factor flavor for ya!

          1. Being vegetarian allows me to bow out of a lot of those. But I'd love to try the corn, the stout and the sweet potato. Pass on the salad, though.

            Incidentally, I tried garlic ice cream once. Never again.

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            1. re: piccola

              When Laurent Gras worked at Fifth Floor (in SF), he made a corn ice cream to go with a foie gras dish. It was fantastic!

              1. re: piccola

                Corn ice cream is my (latest) favorite! They make it at sundaes and cones in manhattan, yum!

                1. re: rds246

                  Yeah, that's where I had it. It goes really well with the ginger ice cream.