Sweet, soft and icy treats from around the world on National Ice Cream Day
Kulfi is known as India's traditional ice-cream, prepared with the mix of condensed milk, sugar and exotic flavors. It is garnished with ground cardamom, saffron, or pistachio nuts. Kulfi is also served with faloodeh. Also one can find Kulfi in the Indian restaurants based in other countries.
Rolled ice cream is a sensational Thai frozen dessert. Even more surprising is that the entire process ? pouring the ice cream mixture, chopping, mixing add-ins (like strawberries and Oreos), and perfectly making rolls of it -- only takes about two minutes. One can find it on the streets of Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, the Philippines and this rolling ice cream has now become popular in the US as well.
Sicily, the largest Mediterranean island is where Granita ice cream originated from. This icy treat is a blend of sugar, water, and various flavorings from fruit, nuts, and herbs -- like strawberry, almond, and mint. Its crystallised texture makes it best for eating with a spoon from a cup or bowl.