#FridayFoodPhoto – Ice Cream Dumplings

You heard that right people “Ice Cream Dumplings“!

Yes they were GLORIOUS!

A couple weeks ago in Sydney, Australia I went on a Gourmet Food Tour with Ultimately Sydney through the South of the city and our last stop was at the Prince Albert Hotel in Surrey Hills to a small restaurant called “Bamboo Dumpling Bar“. Not only did we taste delicious dumplings, like pork and chivePork and prawn shu mei and  Prawn har gow but we had what I think is the Pièce de résistance the Ice Cream Dumplings.

I’m not sure what the dumpling casing was made from but it was a sweet version of the typical dumpling and inside was vanilla ice cream. The outside had been rolled in icing sugar and the whole thing was very simple yet so delicious.

I actually went back on two different occasions to get the Ice Cream Dumplings again and the first time they were sold out so I had a chocolate dumpling instead, not so awesome but still good. And the second time they were closed. I guess thats my fault for not checking when they were open. I don’t know where else you can get these but I think I may be making another trip t Australia soon just to have some more.

Have you ever tried an Ice Cream Dumpling?

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5 Comments

  • Reply
    Tarie
    February 4, 2013 at 9:59 am

    I never tried ice cream dumplings before but after reading your post I absolutely want to! Have you ever tried dumplings filled with special chocolate from austria, called “Morzartkugel”? Its chocolate with marzipan, pistachio and nougat. Tastes like heaven!

  • Reply
    person
    July 12, 2012 at 6:23 am

    stumbled on this website. anyways it just looks like mochi ice cream

    https://s3.amazonaws.com/luuux-original-files/bookmarklet_uploaded/tumblr_lexnzxMrf01qbjk25o1_500.jpg

    you can buy it in a supermarket

    • Reply
      Cailin O'Neil
      July 12, 2012 at 11:07 pm

      @person: I think it’s somewhat similar to mochi ice cream, I have seen that before, but still different. :)

  • Reply
    Anne
    May 26, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    Sometimes a particular taste sensation only comes along once in a lifetime. You can never recreate it however hard you try.

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