Advice 1: How to make ice

If you have the freezer always has ice ready, it can help you in different situations. The ice is put in drinks, but this is not all the ways to use it. To quickly cool the too hot tea, you can omit it with a piece of ice. Ice cube is convenient and useful to wipe the skin. In short, if you haven't yet store in your freezer a supply of ice, it's time to attend to this.
Ice cubes are convenient for different uses
You will need
    • Ice molds according to your taste
    • water
    • serviceable refrigerator
First prepare the water that you will freeze. In order to maintain health do not use water from the tap. It contains too many impurities and harmful substances such as chlorine. So use a water filter to purify the amount you need. Usually filtered water is fit for consumption without further boiling. But in order to best protect yourself, boil the water. You can buy in the pharmacy distilled water. But its recommended to boil. This will facilitate the removal of air bubbles, dissolved in water, and, hence, the ice will truly transparent.
Take shape for ice. They can be what you just like. Usually in a standard plastic refrigerator ice cube maker, sockets which have a square shape. If nothing suitable at hand, you can even use the candy packaging. They obtained ice is the original form, echoing the silhouette of the candy. In addition, such packaging made of thin plastic, easily allow you to shake the ice container.

Modern manufacturers offer many options for ice. It can be mold for ice in cups for spirits, forms ice in the form of diamonds, and even forms reminiscent of figurines to "Tetris". The imagination has no limits. Pour chilled water prepared in your chosen form.
If the ice is for cocktails for a fun party, you can vary the type and even colour your ice cubes. Put in a cell, for example, fresh mint. You can use peppermint pastilles, chocolate dragees, coffee bean in order to decorate the ice. Dilute with water, cherry juice, tomato, Apple, orange - any artificial dyes is not necessary. You can "tint" your ice even with the infusion of strong tea, e.g., black or hibiscus.

When all processes are completed, place the container of ice in the freezer. Give form content completely frozen. After that the ice you can use.

Advice 2: How to make Popsicles at home

The ice - cold delicacy is prepared on the basis of syrup and water. This dessert is easy to make at home. Ice can be a children's treat or a sophisticated dish for adults - it all depends on the components included in its composition, and feeding method.
How to make Popsicles at home

Baby fruit ice

Try to make the simple version, who loves children homemade fruit ice Lolly. You will need:
- 500 g of any berries;
- 100 g of sugar;
- 300 ml of water;
2 teaspoons of lemon juice.

Prepare sugar syrup. Pour the sugar into a saucepan, add the water, bring the mixture to a boil and cook until crystals dissolve. Remove the pot from the stove and slightly cool.

Berries wash and dry, then pour them into a blender preroute. Add freshly squeezed lemon juice, pour in the sugar syrup, stir and place the mixture in molds for the ice cream. Insert sticks and place form in freezer until fully cured.
Instead of shapes for ice cream, you can use cups from the yogurt.

Granite from black coffee

For adults, you can prepare another version of fruit ice - granite. It's "water" ice cream break with a fork and serve in dessert bowls. The treat contains alcohol and is the perfect dessert for a summer lunch. You will need:
- 100 g of sugar;
- 600 ml strong coffee;
2 tbsp rum;
- whipped cream for decoration.

Brew strong coffee and mix it with sugar and rum. Carefully stir the mixture, cool it and pour into a flat container. Freeze ground almost completely, and then break it with a fork. Freeze Granita again, and then again break. As a result, the mass will acquire an unusual granular consistency. Put the Granita in pre-chilled bowl and serve, garnish each serving with whipped cream.

Orange sherbet

This refreshing dessert is usually served at the end of lunch. You will need:
- 300 ml of orange juice;
- zest of 1 orange;
- 225 g of sugar;
- juice of 0.5 lemon;
- 300 ml of water;
- fresh mint for decoration.
The dishes to prepare the sorbet you need to pre-cooling in the freezer.

Squeeze the orange juice, zest cut into thin strips. In a saucepan pour water, add sugar and zest. Place the mixture on a slow fire, bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes.

Remove from the saucepan the zest, add the orange and lemon juices. Stir the mixture and pour it into a chilled tray. Put it in the fridge and freeze the sorbet so that it remained soft in the middle. Scrape the mixture into a chilled bowl and quickly beat with a whisk until smooth. Place the bowl in the fridge. After half an hour, whisk it again, and then again refrigerate. Place the sorbet in bowls, garnish with fresh mint leaves and serve.
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