Cured strawberries, strawberry ice cream and amaretti biscuits

Cured strawberries, strawberry ice cream and amaretti biscuits

Strawberries cured in basil and aged balsamic vinegar with homemade ice cream and amaretti biscuits make a very grown-up version of strawberries and ice cream.

Equipment and preparation: for this recipe you will need an ice cream maker.

By Tom Kerridge
From Spring Kitchen with Tom Kerridge

Ingredients

For the ice cream

  • 500ml/18fl oz strawberry purée
  • 225g/8oz caster sugar
  • 500ml/18fl oz single cream
  • 2 tsp basil cress

For the strawberries

  • 200g/7oz English strawberries, hulled
  • 10g demerara sugar
  • 2g basil leaves, ripped or shredded
  • 20g/¾oz aged balsamic vinegar, preferably 8 year aged
  • 6 amaretti biscuits, crumbled