There are numerous brands of vegan ice cream, which are made from soya milk instead of cow’s milk. Indisputably the best ice cream available is Swedish Glace which comes in a variety of flavours and is sold in distinctive octagonal tubs. Increasingly, you will find Swedish Glace in supermarkets next to the dairy ice cream. There are many non-
You may also find the Tofutti brand of vegan ice cream, which is also very tasty, for sale in supermarkets.
Alternatively, if you have an ice cream maker you can easily make your own vegan ice cream. A basic recipe would involve soya cream (such as the Provamel cream alternative which is available from health food shops), soya milk, vanilla essence, sugar and arrowroot powder, which is used as a thickener.
I can recommend The Vegan Scoop, a book with scores of recipes for your ice-
See the Kitchen Gift Guide for more information on ice cream makers.