Build a bombe?

How to make a Bombe, ice cream style

January 2021

As I’ve mentioned before, one of my top ten questions is about the machine’s name, bombe. I have never read a definitive answer as to the origin of the name, but one theory is that the Polish cryptologists were fond of an afternoon ice cream treat. I have not checked for information about the dessert for many years an easy internet search just turned up what may be an excellent source

Recipe for an ice cream bombe on the Food Network: Ice Cream Bombe.

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