As soon as the sun came out again this week, I headed back to Rich Farm Ice Cream in Placentia.
This stuff is really good. They make their ice cream fresh in-house. It is ultra-rich, similar to the gelato you might find in Italy.
And while they make it in a large commercial machine, they stir in all the flavorings by hand every day.
My favorite flavors so far are banana marshmallow, pineapple coconut and Peachy Cream. The selection changes constantly, although you can always count on the basics being available as well.
The original (and only other location) of Rich Farm is on an actual dairy farm in Oxford, Conn. The Placentia strip-mall outpost seems a world away from the original dairy farm experience, but the local branch is homespun enough that it feels like vintage Americana.
Rich Farm Ice Cream
Where: 901 E. Yorba Linda Blvd., Placentia
When: Daily from 1 p.m.