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When are Cherries in season?

When are Cherries in season in the US? Like strawberries, cherries are extremely popular throughout California. The prime of the season begins in April, continuing through to around June, where then the cherry chase progresses in a Northernly direction wit the weather. The prime time for the cherries in Cali is around June, towards the end of their prime season …

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Ice Cream vs Sherbet

One of the less common variations of a frozen dessert is  sherbet. Whilst you might not be fully aware of what a sherbet is and how it differs from ice cream and sorbet, stick around; I’ll go through all the differences between them. Essentially, a sherbet is a sorbet with one difference; there’s a drop of milk added. This milk …

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Why does ice cream upset my stomach but not milk?

This is one of the more commonly asked questions that I get from friends. “Why does ice cream upset my stomach, but I’m absolutely fine drinking milk?”. You wouldn’t believe the amount of times I’ve been asked that throughout my time making ice cream. The answer is actually pretty simple. Usually, ice cream is higher in fat content than milk. …

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Is Ice Cream Food?

It’s a pretty popular question to ask yourself; does ice cream technically count as a food or a drink? Well, we’ll answer that pretty definitively today. Firstly, let’s look at this from a technical perspective. Ice cream is by definition a solid. This is because of it’s form; it is not a liquid. It’s a solid, which makes ice cream technically a …

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Calories in Oven Chips

If you’re conscious about the amount of calories in oven chips, then you’re right to be so. They’re fairly high in calories, as they’re primarily made up of carbohydrates but also have a substantial amount of fat in them too. Though we do think that oven chips get a fairly bad rap in comparison to other foods. It seems that …

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Do Toasters Cook as well as Toaster Ovens?

If you’re looking at getting a new appliance for your kitchen, it’s worth doing some research before you buy. Perhaps your old toaster has broken down and you’re wondering whether you should invest in a toaster or upgrade to a fully fledged toaster oven. But is it an upgrade? Do toaster ovens cook as well as toasters, or will it …

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Ice Cream versus Gelato – What’s the difference?

If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between ice cream and gelato, then you’re not alone. Many people think that they’re exactly the same thing, and as an Italian I’m appalled! Whilst there isn’t a massive difference between the two, there are subtle differences which make the ice cream versus gelato argument quite interest. Which one is better for …

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Is Ice Cream Good for a Sore Throat/Cold?

Are you experiencing some sort of sore throat or a cold? That sucks! Viruses and illnesses happen to the best of us, and there’s not a lot that you can do to stop them. Or is there? Having a sore/cold throat can cause a lot of discomforts and inconveniences. These include restrictions of the kind of foods that you can …

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Ice Cream on Keto

Have you ever wondered whether you can have ice cream on keto? Well, I don’t blame you. Ketogenic diets can be boring and tedious if you do them for long amounts of time, so who wouldn’t look to something delicious like ice cream to delight those tastebuds! The answer to whether you can have ice cream on keto is; it depends. …

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Ice Cream vs Sorbet

If you’re wondering what the differences are between the two, which is better for your diet and how to tell a good sorbet from an ice cream, then you’re in the right place. One of the more common things that I’m asked is what the difference is between ice cream and sorbet. To me, that’s kind of ludicrous; it’s easy! …