Three-Melon Sorbet-Bombe

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Appears in
A Passion for Desserts

By Emily Luchetti

Published 2003

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A frozen “bombe” is layers of different flavors of sorbet or ice cream prepared in a mold. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, bombe molds were tall, spherical, and often elaborate. Elizabeth David’s book Harvest of the Cold Months shows pictures of bombes in the shape of pineapples, turbans, snowmen, baskets of oranges, and even windmills. Although this sorbet bombe re