Sambuca and Espresso Chip Ice Cream

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 quart

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Mediterranean Kitchen

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

A very popular after dinner drink in Rome is Sambuca con la mosca, literally Sambuca with the fly, so named because the coffee bean that floats in the liqueur looks like a fly that has fallen into your glass. Actually, those furbo (sly) Italians say that if you chew the coffee bean after drinking the liqueur no one will know you’ve been drinking. This ice cream combines the best of both worlds, the anise taste and the crunch of the coffee beans. However, it does leave a tellta