This ice bowl was Myrtle Alien’s brilliant solution to the problem of keeping the ice cream cold during the evening on the sweet trolley in the restaurant. I quote from The Ballymaloe Cookbook.
It took me twelve years to find the solution to keeping ice-cream cold on the sweet trolley in my restaurant. At first we used to unmould and decorate our ices on to a plate. This was all right on a busy night when they got eaten before melting. On qui