Basil Ice Cream

About three years ago my parents were in NYC visiting me for my grad school graduation. We¬†fortuitously¬†decided to have lunch at Shake Shack, where I discovered that they had basil ice cream on the menu. I was a bit hesitant, because I love love love basil, but how would that taste in an ice cream?…

Lemon Basil Cupcakes with Basil Buttercream Frosting

One of my favorite things to eat in the entire world is basil. I love it – I infuse it into simple syrup and teas, I add it to pastas and wraps, I’ve made ice cream with it (more on that in a later post!), and I have now started baking with it. I unfortunately…