We all have our favourite aisle in the supermarket, whether it’s “bread, spreads & jam” or “condiments & dried goods”. For some of us, though, it isn’t an aisle. It’s a full-blown section. That’s right, the ice cream section.
We know, that place is dangerous territory — where temptations flow like no tomorrow and any remnants of self-control we thought we had fade into oblivion. But, some days just call for an ice cream treat.
If you’re always reaching for that same Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey tub or that box of Magnum sticks, we’re here to introduce you to a whole new world. We’ve compiled a list of 10 other excellent ice creams right under your nose that you’ve been sorely missing out on!
How about trying something new for a change? You’ll never know unless you try.
Good news, ice cream lovers! Chip Guan Heng, one of Singapore’s oldest ice cream distributors, is now offering island-wide delivery for their old-school ice cream at S$4 per block. Yes, it’s the same S$1.20 hawker ice cream that Singapore is known for, except that you can get an entire block at S$4.
To place an order, you must have a minimum order of $50 for delivery. Free delivery is offered for orders above S$80.
Located at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California, Salt & Straw is a well-known ice cream brand that has been serving up scoop after scoop of delicious and uniquely-flavoured ice cream since 2011.
Set up by cousins Kim and Tyler Malek, Salt & Straw has since been included on lists of America’s best ice cream, and only rightfully so for their innovative flavours which uses main ingredients that have all been locally sourced.
Taking over local bakery Prima Deli’s long-time spot in Clementi is One Stone Three Birds. The humble ice cream cafe serves homemade gelato at affordable price points. As there aren’t many speciality dessert cafes in Clementi, One Stone Three Birds might be well on its way to being the go-to ice cream place in central Clementi.
The shop is run by a husband and wife duo, passionate to find new flavours and infusions for their ice cream. Check out what we thought about this new ice cream shop!
Seeing how we are stuck with this unforgiving weather all year round, it’s no surprise that many of us are on the perpetual search for new places to get our ice cream fix in Singapore. This time, our search has led us to Mingle Mangle, an ice cream parlour nestled at the edge of Hougang that scoops up a selection of classic and unique ice cream flavours.
In a tropical, almost unforgivably humid country like Singapore, ice cream is essential. And fortunately for us, there are lots of ice cream options to choose from, from artisanal ice cream parlours, convenience store varieties and even those sold on carts along Orchard Road.
At its heart, ice cream is merely a composition of milk and cream but what sets a good one apart from a great one is the quality of the ingredients used and the careful manipulation of sweetness and richness. A brand that never fails to exceed expectations, presenting an intensely pleasurable experience with every lick, is Häagen-Dazs.
In the spirit of Christmas, the colossal brand has released two limited edition flavours—Cream Cheese Mochi and Tiramisu Mochi. An extraordinary marriage between traditional Asian mochi and European desserts, each and every soft, pillowy morsel presents a flavour and textural profile that far surpasses the common ice cream dessert. For an amplified experience, head on down to one of their stores to enjoy full-on crafted desserts featuring the two seasonal offerings such as the So Mochi Together Fondu and the oh-so-gorgeous Gondola Tiramisu.
A duo that aims to bring joy and sheer decadence to both the young and the old, what better way to soak up the festive Yule, than to cosy up around your loved ones, sharing and indulging in top-quality ice cream?