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Helado de pétalo de rosas, malvavisco, mango y pistache
Serves 4

2 1/2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 cups loosely packed rose petals, rinsed
1 10-oz bag mini-marshmallows
3 cups, or 1 1/2 lbs, or about 3 mangos, peeled and diced
6 egg yolks
1/2 cup roughly chopped pistachios, toasted

Pour the milk and heavy cream into a medium-sized saucepan; set it over medium-low heat. Once hot, add the rose petals, marshmallows and mangos, cooking for about 10-15 minutes until the marshmallows have dissolved, stirring occasionally, but don’t let mixture come to a boil. Remove the saucepan from the heat.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk the egg yolks until they become thick and spongy.

Slowly stir 1/3 of the milk/cream mixture into the egg yolk, whisking, until thoroughly combined. Pour the egg mixture back into the saucepan with the remaining milk/cream mixture.

Set the saucepan over low to low-medium heat, stirring frequently with a whisk or spoon until the mixture thickens, about 15 minutes. Remove the saucepan from the heat. Once it cools, refrigerate.

Once chilled, process in an ice cream maker following the manufacturer’s instructions, and add the toasted pistachios 5 to 10 minutes before the ice cream is ready. Alternatively, freeze the entire mix.


I saw this on the show, I love rose as a flavor, from chewing gum to pop to shisha. I MUST make this!!!!! Aghhhh! Thank you Pati!!!

Thank YOU, Tom!!


I live in the DC area and would love to make this recipe. Where should I go to buy rose petals for cooking?


You can ask your grocery store if they sell them! Some are starting too… Or you can also ask a flower shop if they have some without pesticides… You can also grow your own!

What were the roses that you used for this recipe? All I remember was “A kiss from a siren” and the petals were so beautiful I want to know the true name, I can’t find them anywhere!

They were edible rose petals from Melissa´s Produce. You can use any rose petals, even from your garden, as long as they haven´t been sprayed with pesticides…

This may sound like a stupid question, but I didn’t know before watching your show that you could eat flowers! I was wondering if you could only use red rose petals or will any work?

Any work, as long as they weren’t grown with pesticides…

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