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Shave Ice

18 Jun
Photo: NYT

Popular the world over in many incarnations, shave ice is poised to finally claim its rightful place in the upper echelons of refreshing summer treats. Gourmands are taking to to streets and bringing this once humble, albeit DayGlo, staple of the pushcart vendor to the hippest establishments. Lindsay Laricks of Kansas City’s delightful Fresher than Fresh, sells her all-natural snow cones out of a 1957 Shasta trailer at local markets and art openings.

With so many different flavor combos waiting to be tried and tested, it looks like I’ll be making these all summer! I’m envisioning lavender-lemon-lime-sea salt, blackberry-basil-cracked pepper, vanilla bean-ginger-almond…

Do you have any recipe ideas?