Sorbete de Mango y Jengibre

Mango and Ginger Sorbet

Preparation info
  • Makes 6 to 8 cups ; Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Chinese immigrants from the United States started the first ice cream stands in Cuba. This doesn’t seem strange when you consider that the Chinese are credited with the invention of fruit ices, but it was an American invention, the crank ice cream machine, patented in 1847, that revolutionized ice cream making. Between 1860 and 1875, thousands of Chinese who had come to California as miners and railroad builders immigrated to Cuba to escape discrimination caused by the Chinese Exclusion Act