The President later burbled about it to the Empress.
ADDED: The "it" in "burbled about it" is ambiguous. Here's the reported colloquy with the Empress Michiko:
“The press was asking if I enjoyed the green tea ice cream,” Obama said.I've made a multiple choice question in the style of the new SAT approach to understanding words in context.
“Did you enjoy it?” the empress asked.
“Yes, absolutely,” he replied.