Writer David Lebovitz claims to be “living the sweet life in Paris”. As if I telepathically screamed “Prove it!” in his face, he has a recipe on his blog for Absinthe Ice Cream.
You win, Mr. Lebovitz, you win.
A genius of sorts, he has somehow combined the world of alcohol, specifically absinthe, with ice cream. This man would be a king in America; the Robert Parker of Baskin Robbins, the Steven Tanzer of Cold Stone Creamery, the Steve Heimoff of…wait, who?
Lebovitz has what appears to be a solid recipe for Absinthe Ice Cream viewable here. I’ve tried to make the recipe, but I just end up eating the chocolate chips and drinking the absinthe…
For more on Lebovitz, check out his books “The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World’s Most Glorious – and Perplexing – City” and “Perfect Scoop: Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, and Sweet Accompaniments” on Amazon, and follow him on Twitter @davidlebovitz