I’m watching actress Jennifer Esposito on Good Day NY. She opened a new bakery on E. 10th Street in the East Village, Jennifer’s Way. She has celiac disease and created baked goods that are healthy. She uses quinoa and teff flour in her breads, cookies and muffins so that there is nutritional value to them. She also says she works in her bakery doing the baking and cleaning. Pretty cool! I don’t have celiac disease, but I’d like to try her baked goods.
Happy 4th of July! Celebrate the Fourth with some ice cream!
July is National Ice Cream Month, so I’m doing a Sweets Week with a focus on frozen treats like ice cream and frozen yogurt.
Sundaes and Cones is one of my favorite ice cream shops in the city. It got its start in Bay Ridge and opened its East Village outpost in 2006. There are many standard ice cream flavors, as well as flavors inspired by Asian cuisine, like green tea, lychee, wasabi, corn, ginger, black sesame, taro, Thai tea and more. They also make custom ice cream cakes. I do have favorite flavors here–corn, Thai tea and taro, pictured below.
Verdict: Well, I just told you this was one of my favorite ice cream shops, so of course, I like it! The ice cream is very creamy and smooth, and I love the unique flavors.
Posted in Asian, Ice Cream, New York
Tagged Asian, black sesame, corn, East Village, ginger, green tea, ice cream, July, lychee, National Ice Cream Month, Sundaes and Cones, taro, Thai tea, wasabi
Yes, ice cream is a popular topic on my blog because I love it! I love iced treats in all forms–ice cream, gelato, frozen yogurt…(am I the only one who remembers ice milk?). Recently, I went to one of my favorite ice cream shops in the city, Sundaes and Cones, in the East Village, with a hankering for my favorite flavor there–corn. I got that along with ginger and Thai tea. What a delight! One was better than the other, but my favorite is still corn!
ginger, corn and Thai tea ice cream
In addition to old favorites, I love giving new places a try. While in Little Italy for San Gennaro, I stepped into Mo Gelato, a new gelateria. Of course, gelato is better for you than ice cream, so I was being healthy when I got a double scoop (in a cup, mind you). Cherry and mascarpone flavors. Both were out of this world. The mascarpone was so creamy, but the cherry was the showstopper. Also creamy, it just had the perfect cherry flavor and a tiny bit of a crunch. L’arte del Gelato finally has some competition.
mascarpone and cherry gelato
Posted in Gelato, Ice Cream, Italian, New York
Tagged cherry, corn, East Village, gelato, ginger, ice cream, Little Italy, mascarpone, Mo Gelato, New York, Sundaes and Cones, Thai tea