Lately, BoiseDev has reported on several ice cream shops coming to the Treasure Valley.
Ewe’ll notice the most recent one, however, comes with a twist.
Negranti Creamery makes ice cream out of sheep’s milk and is moving into the old Gyro Shack spot in Downtown Boise off Main St. Gyro Shack closed the downtown store during the early days of the pandemic and did not reopen.
Here’s the scoop
In 2011, founder Alexis Negranti started a sheep dairy farm in Paso Robles in 2011 and used the ewes’ milk to make ice cream.
“The sweet notes of sheep milk, blended with fresh ingredients makes Negranti Creamery ice cream the perfect treat,” the shop’s website says. “The perfect treat that you can feel good about eating because you know it’s all fresh. wholesome &real.”
The site also notes that sheep’s milk is lactose intolerant friendly, contain’s 8% less fat than cow’s milk, contains more protein and is richer in vitamins A, B, and E, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium.
In addition to scooping the sheep’s ice cream at the new Boise shop, Negranti also ships its ice cream nationwide.
For more information and for updates on the new Boise shop, click here.