White Pepper Ice Cream

White Pepper Ice Cream

White Pepper Ice Cream
This white pepper-infused dessert is based on one served at Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Manhattan restaurant JoJo, where author Josh Ozersky's father, David, often dined in the 1990s. A creamy custard base is spiked with musky white peppercorns for an addictive balance of sweetness and heat.James Oseland

A creamy custard base spiked with musky white peppercorns gives this ice cream an addictive balance of sweetness and heat. Based on a dessert served at Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Manhattan restaurant JoJo, it first appeared in our November 2013 issue with Josh Ozersky's story Solitary Man.