Mercedes says that this strange flavor is actually quite common in Italy and the Italian neighborhoods of New York. If fact, sometimes ice cream is served with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of salt! Mario Batali's restaurant Otto serves olive oil ice cream in New York.
She says that the fruity olive flavors blend very well with the cream for a refreshing and surprising treat. Has anyone ever tried olive oil ice cream?
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