I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.
I am screaming for the Ice Cream Artisan. Who knew that ice cream could get any better?
I have tasted many versions of this favourite frozen treat over my time, but never anything quite as creamy-dreamy as this.
Kalayra Angelyys is the Ice Cream Artisan who is creating this addictive indulgence and she is also offering catering services. What makes her gourmet ice cream and sorbet so special is that it is frozen instantly using liquid nitrogen allowing all of the flavour and an ultra-rich and creamy texture to be retained.
What I also love is that she uses all of the best ingredients omitting the additives, preservatives, stabilizers and emulsifiers that you will see in most other ice creams.
This ice cream is essentially being created from scratch and Kalayra sources her ingredients locally when possible.
And then there is the exciting smoke show. Liquid nitrogen is added to the base ingredients in the bowl of her Kitchen Aid mixer, creating a super fun smoke show.
Kalayra explains: “As a gas, nitrogen is completely harmless. In fact, nearly 80 per cent of the air you’re breathing right now is made of nitrogen. And if you’ve ever eaten a steak, or an omelette, or even a handful of trail mix, you’ve consumed nitrogen as part of your diet.”
What an original idea to book an ice cream caterer for your corporate mixer, private party, birthday, wedding, reception, fundraising event or festival. She makes a huge variety of flavours, including wine and beer, and offers a dairy-free option and can customize as well.
Kalayra is planning to have a Pop-Up Ice Cream Shop at various locations around Kelowna over the summer including at The Wedding Café on Pandosy where they will also have single serve portions available in their freezer for sale throughout the summer. Check out her website for more information on booking events or where she will be popping up next. www.icecreamartisan.ca
Talk about amazing events, have you heard about Soup Sisters? Book your group of friends, colleagues or book club to make soup for the Kelowna Women’s Shelter and the Overnight Youth Shelter. You will never have so much fun doing something so wonderful as making nutritious soup for those in need of a ‘hug in a bowl.’
Book now for 2016—the dates go fast so check out the website and book it. www.soupsisters.org.