All the Fun Without Spittin’ Seeds
Summer in NYC is marked by the presence of the hallowed italian ice trucks (or up in Spanish Harlem and the Bronx, the Coco Helado cart). Lemon, cherry, watermelon and the ever descriptive “rainbow” flavor are doled out into paper cups that are then eaten without a spoon – it’s a one-handed treat that is meant to be enjoyed on the run. The ices are a revelation, especially in the oppressively warm summer temps in the concrete jungle. How could you not be a fan?
This sorbet is an absolute delight that celebrates the joy of the season – fresh watermelon. The sticky pulp is heightened by zesty limes, with just a bit of grenadine and cherry to enhance its bright pink color. As much as I’d love to simply tuck into a little paper cup of this stuff, I usually make it by the quart and for some crazy reason, it disappears just like that! Who woulda thunk it? Continue reading Watermelon Sorbet