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Ice Cream

Updated Wednesday, 27th April 2005

Ever Wondered About Food takes a look at ice cream

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Ice cream

From the humble vanilla wafer to the exotic five quid tub, it’s held our taste buds in thrall for over 100 years - Ever Wondered looks at Britain’s favourite dessert…Ice Cream.

Which Victorian cook introduced Fancy Ices to the middle classes in 1894? What ingenious trick do Wall’s use to prevent Cornetto cones going soggy in the freezer? And how did a British van manufacturer revolutionise the soft ice cream industry?

In the kitchen, Alan Coxon makes deep fried ice cream balls and Kathy Sykes provides the secret to grit-free ice cream.





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