• The custardo - this replacement for the affogato won't take off in Italy, but it works

    3 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    One shot of espresso, one scoop of custard and - hey presto! - you have a more than acceptable way of getting round the vanilla crisis currently hitting traditional ice-cream Affogato means “drowned” in Italian and, by no coincidence, an affogato is an ice-cream drowned in coffee. A dessert , it usually involves one scoop of vanilla ice-cream and one shot of espresso. Technically speaking, the ice-cream is burned by the espresso, but “ scotta ” is a little harder to pronounce. Either way, the ice-cream dies a quick but painful death. Bitter irony, then, that the affogato is one of multiple...
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