1 1/2 oz fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
1/4 tsp lemon zest, chopped
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tbsp water
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup half-and-half
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 tsp bourbon or vanilla extract
How to prepare
Place ginger, lemon zest, and sugar in food processor; puree.
Place puree in non reactive pan over medium heat; bring to a simmer until puree becomes a paste (about 8 minutes- this will stop ginger from curdling milk or cream).
Remove from stove; cool completely.
Pass through a strainer to remove largest pieces of ginger; transfer to clean container; cover; cool to 40 degrees; reserve in refrigerator.
Combine all ingredients and ginger puree in non reactive bowl; stir well; cover; cool to 40 degrees.
Transfer to ice cream freezer; process according to manufacturer’s instructions; transfer to clean, non reactive container; cover; reserve in freezer at least 6 hours (use within 24 hours to ensure peak ginger flavor). For about 1 pt.