History of Ice-cream!

There is a saying that it’s never too cold for an ice-cream. It’s also said that you can’t buy happiness but you can surely buy an ice-cream and it’s both the same kind of thing. We consume when we have a scoop of our favourite ice-creams. So Lazza here wants you to know the sweet history of our delicious flavour.

Ice-Creams are one of the most popular sweetened frozen dish or dessert usually made out of dairy products like milk and cream sweetened with sugar or sugar substitutes and comes in different unique flavours.

History of Ice-cream in the World

  • The history of ice-creams is recorded long back in the 5th century BC where ancient Greeks claimed that they consumed snow mixed with honey and fruits in the Athens’s Markets.
  • Later in 400 BC, Persians made a special chilled food from rose water and vermicelli mixed with saffron, fruits and other flavours to serve the Royal Family during Summers.
  • Around 200 BC, a frozen mixture of milk and rice was used in China filled with Syrup.
  • Roman Emperor Neri had brought ice from the mountains to combine with fruits back in 37-68 AD.
  • ¬†Italian Duchess, Catherine De Medici, brought few Italian chefs to prepare flavoured ice/sorbets, when she married and Henry II and came to France in 1533.
  • The first recipe in French first flavoured ice is reported in Nicholas Lemery’s Recueil Dr Curiositez rates etc Nouvelles de plus in 1674.
  • A reference to ice-cream was made in Oxford English dictionary early in 1744.
  • Quaker Colonists introduced ice-cream to the USA. The baker’s sold ice-cream at their shops in New York and other cities during the colonial era.
  • Records from a Catham Street merchant in New York portrays George Washington spent approximately $200 on ice-creams during the summer of 1790. That records also shows President Thomas Jefferson had an 18 step recipe for ice-cream. The first lady Dolley Madison, wife if USA President, James Madison served ice-creams at his Inaugural Ball in 1813.
  • Ice-cream became much popular and accessible to the common people in England during mid 19th century, when Swiss emigre Carlo Gatto setup a stand outside Charing Cross Station in 1857 where he sold one scoop in shells for one penny.
  • Agnes Marshall popularised ice-cream recipes and write 4 books on it which made her popular as “Queen of Ices” England during the late 19th century. She even made ice-cream with liquid nitrogen.
  • Ice-cream Soda was made in the 1870s and ice-cream sundaes in the late 19th century. Ice-cream cones and banana split became much familiar in the early 29th century.
  • Ice-cream became familiar & desirable in the world during the second half of the 20th century after refrigerators became so common. An explosion of ice-cream stores of different flavours and types were also seen during this period. Baskin-Robbins made a 31 flavour like one for every day in a month, as a marketing strategy and the company now claims that they have more than 1000 varieties.
  • Another important milestone happened in the 20th century with the introduction of soft ice-creams in reduced costs.
    Many innovations have been introduced into ice-creams such as adding stabilizing agent Gluten. But later gluten-free ice-creams have been introduced due to its harmful health effects.

History of Ice-cream in India.

In India, the Mughal Emperors arranged Horsemen relays to collect ice from the Hindu Kush to Delhi in the 16th century to use them in fruit sorbets. Kulfi is described as the “Traditional Indian Ice-cream”, and the popular frozen dairy dessert originated in 16th century in the Mughal Empire.

Mixed Ice-cream Scoops You can Try at your Home

Ice-Creams are the most delicious frozen sweet or a favourite dessert across the globe. There is a wide variety of unique flavours of Ice-creams suitable to the local tastes and preferences. India is one among the largest producers of Ice-creams in the world and most of the Ice-creams produced are domestically consumed.

It’s always a happy feeling to have an ice-cream of your desired flavour. So what about trying different ice cream flavours together. Lazza presents mixed Ice-cream Scoops You can try at your Home. Lazza is always rich with its multiple flavours and we have made them available in attractive and beautiful packs.

Let’s try out these mixed Ice-cream Scoops from the vivid varieties of Lazza.

Chocolate with Vanilla and Strawberry ice-creams

These mixed scoops from chocolate, strawberry and vanilla from Lazza can be enjoyed to get the bittersweet taste of chocolate combined with the aromatic sweet vanilla and the romantic strawberry flavour topped with strawberry and chocolate syrup along with dark and white chocolate chips.

Tender Coconut with Blueberry and Pista Ice-creams

The delicious tender Coconut Ice-cream with slender cuts of tender Coconut itself is a great treat. Then what’s explore the taste when it is combined with the blueberry and Pista ice-creams? Try out this colourful mix of flavours with some chopped blueberries and Pistas topped on them along with some natural honey blend and granulated sugar.

Jackfruit and Mango with Chocolate and Butterscotch Ice-creams

Explore and relish the real goodness of seasonal fruits with our natural Ice-creams from Jackfruits of Wayanad, and the delicious Alphonso Mangoes. Try to mix scoops from each of these natural ice-creams with our Chocolate and Butterscotch flavours to enjoy the variety. It’s always best to try with some finely chopped Jackfruits and mangoes topped on the scoops with a blend of natural honey.

Best Ice-cream Dishes You Should Enjoy With your Partner!

Monsoon is always the best climate where you can unleash your inner child to jump in the rainwater and mud around. It is also the best season for a long drive on a rainy night with your partner next to you, humming your favourite romantic lines for them. You can dance together in the rain, snuggle and cuddle inside a blanket, cook together and also have some ice-creams. Lazza is presenting you a delicious ice-cream dish that you must enjoy with your partner in this monsoon.

Fruit Custard

Fruits are the best option for a daily diet and we are here to accommodate your daily fruit intake with the delicious Fruit Custard. Its a simple, tasty and relatively healthier option having a Vanilla blast with our Lazza Vanilla Ice-creams.

Ingredients

  1. Custard powder – 2 tablespoon
  2. Milk – 2.5 cups
  3. Sugar – 3-4 tablespoon
  4. Mixed fruits (Finely Chopped) – 2 cups.
  5. Banana – 1/4 cup
  6. Apple – 1/4 cup
  7. Pomegranate – 1/4 cup
  8. Grapes – 1/4 cup
  9. Chikoo – 1/4 cup
  10. Mangoes – 1/4 cup
  11. Papaya – 1/4 cup
  12. Strawberry/Blueberry – 1/4 cup

For Toppings

  1. Chopped Nuts(Almonds, Cashews, Pistas) – 3-4 tablespoon
  2. Chopped dry fruits(Raisins, Dates,Figs) – 2-3 tablespoon
  3. Chocolate chips – 2 teaspoon

How to Make?

  1. Take a small bowl to mix the custard powder with half cup of milk and stir it to mix without any lumps.
  2. Heat the remaining 2 cups of milk in a heavy bottom pan on medium heat and mix it with sugar. Stir it and bring it to boil.
  3. Once it starts boiling, add the custard mix and continue stirring to avoid lumps.
  4. Simmer down the flame and continue stirring.
  5. Cook for 4-5 minutes or till it becomes thick in texture. (Always remember that it will thicken more when it cools down).
  6. Once thickened, turn off the flame and replace the custard into another bowl to bring it down to the room temperature/Chill the custard in the fridge before adding the chopped fruits.
  7. Make sure that you have chopped the fruits in same bite-sized pieces.
  8. Add the chopped fruits immediately into the chilled custard and mix it well.
  9. Cover it again and chill it again for 2 more hours before serving.
  10. Now serve it in the serving cups and top it with one scoop of Lazza Vanilla Ice-creams.
  11. You can add chopped dry fruits and dry nuts along with chocolate chips as a topping for the fruit custard.
  12. Always remember to serve this dish chilled to get the best taste. It can be served as a dessert after meals or along with your meal.

Monsoon Special Ice creams !

Hurray. It’s the monsoon again. How about having an ice-cream in this chilling climate? Yeah, we mean it. July is celebrated as the national ice cream month. Lazza is here to add flavours to your favourite Ice-creams.

Hot Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate is an all-time favourite of Ice-cream lovers and lets us try a new taste in this monsoon with the hit chocolate mousse. It’s comparatively easy to prepare with this dark chocolate caramels.

Ingredients

  1. Dark Chocolate – 200 GM
  2. Lazza Chocolate ice-cream – 1/4 cup
  3. Lazza Vanilla Ice-cream – 1/4 cup
  4. Powdered sugar – 1/4 cup
  5. Heavy Whipped cream – 1/4 cup
  6. Whole egg – 1
  7. Egg yolks – 2
  8. Strong Coffee – 1 tablespoon
  9. Cinnamon Powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  10. Icing sugar – 2 teaspoon
  11. Cocoa powder – 2 teaspoon

How to make?

  • Melt the dark chocolate through the double boiling method and continue stirring until it’s fully melted and becomes smooth. Remove it from the heat and mix one tablespoon of strong Coffee to and mix well.
  • Combine the whole egg and egg yolks with sugar in a heatproof bowl and beat well till it turns pale yellow in colour for about 2 minutes. Heat this mixture through the double boiling method and continue scraping down the sides of the bowl. Remove the bowl from the heat and continue beating the mixture until the mixture comes off the whisk in thick ribbons when cooled to the room temperature about 3 minutes.
  • Slowly mix the melted dark chocolate into this egg mixture and continue whisking until it’s well mixed and uniform in colour and texture.
  • Mix the heavy Whipped cream into this mixture to lighten it.
  • Carefully transfer this mixture to the serving cups and chill them for 2 hours.
  • Add one scoop of Lazza Chocolate ice-cream and Lazza Vanilla Ice-cream each to the serving cups and sprinkle over it with icing sugar, cocoa powder and cinnamon Powder if needed.