Behind the Counter: Flavor Inspiration

Behind the Counter: Flavor Inspiration

Have you ever wondered how we come up with unique flavors or how we always find something different to create? Our chocolatiers Joya Wade and Janiqwa Campbell recently expressed their flavor inspiration process when making our delicious ice cream and sorbet. Joya...
Strawberry Basil Sorbet

Strawberry Basil Sorbet

We just can’t get enough of Hurd Orchard’s delicious strawberries, and after pairing them with both local cream and local goat cheese, we knew it was time for them to shine in a dairy-free sorbet. Chardonnay Champagne from Hunt Country Vineyards on Keuka...
Eggnog Ice Cream

Eggnog Ice Cream

It wouldn’t be Christmastime in an ice cream shop without eggnog ice cream! As always, we start with a base of fresh cream from Pittsford Farms Dairy, which we infuse with tons of freshly ground and toasted nutmeg. A generous dose of brandy livens up the ice...
Olive Oil and Honey Ice Cream

Olive Oil and Honey Ice Cream

Foods cooked with oil are traditional around Hannukah, in memory of the miracle of the oil lamps. We decided to make an olive oil ice cream here at Hedonist in honor of the Festival of Light. This ice cream is anchored by fresh dairy from Pittsford Farms, into which...
Candy Cane Ice Cream

Candy Cane Ice Cream

Candy canes are a classic holiday confection, so we wanted to make an ice cream in homage to our favorite hook-shaped treat. We infuse fresh cream from Pittsford Farms Dairy with organic peppermint, then layer in our house-made chocolate sauce and crushed candy canes....