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The MilkMade Tasting Room: Behind The Scenes in Brooklyn, New York

The MilkMade Ice Cream Tasting Room in Brooklyn is run by my friend Diana Hardeman. She gave me a tour, and I took these pictures of interesting things. 

Bananas to be used for a new flavor called Overnight Oats: oatmeal ice cream with a coconut milk base.

Bananas to be used for a new flavor called Overnight Oats: oatmeal ice cream with a coconut milk base.

Eggs.

Eggs.

Almond flour used to make marzipan. And a recipe.

Almond flour used to make marzipan. And a recipe.

Brick wall with heavy mortar joints, as seen in the mixing room.

Brick wall with heavy mortar joints, as seen in the mixing room.

Container of MilkMade tops for pint sales and delivery purchases

Container of MilkMade tops for pint sales and delivery purchases.

Collection of large white containers in the storage room.

Collection of large white containers in the storage room.

Diana purchased a lot of premium hardware to open her shop. These are connectors to MilkMade's pasteurizer water cooler. It is a big vat of water that rapidly cools the pasteurized ice cream base.

Diana purchased a lot of premium hardware to open her shop. These are connectors to MilkMade’s pasteurizer water cooler. It is a big vat of water that rapidly cools the pasteurized ice cream base.

Science!! The Agriculture & Markets Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services visits Diana's shop each month to check these graphs for proper pasteurization.

Science!! The Agriculture & Markets Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services visits Diana’s shop each month to check these graphs for proper pasteurization.

Free magnets. Ask for one when you visit.

Free magnets. Ask for one when you visit.

The MilkMade Tasting Room Menu on the evening of 9 January 2016.

The MilkMade Tasting Room Menu on the evening of 9 January 2016.

This is a very nice shop and I highly recommend checking it out.

You should visit the MilkMade Tasting Room if you like ice cream or sweets! It is a delicious product, and you’re supporting a small business that is dedicated to craft and invention.

More About MilkMade

MilkMade was originally started as a subscription service with door-to-door delivery in New York City of craft “Ice Cream of the Months.” Check out this feature on The Rachel Ray Show from July 2011:

View their press page to see links to features about them by other big names like Time Out, The New York Times, NBC News, The New Yorker, Real Simple, Good Morning America, etc.

MilkMade Ice Cream has continued to grow and is now Diana’s full-time job and she has several employees. This store was opened in the summer of 2015 and is MilkMade’s first retail adventure. Located at 204 Sackett Street in Brooklyn, NY 11231. More info.

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