Talenti Layers Gelato: A Sundae In A Pint, An Everyday Treat

[1] A sundae in a pint, a party in a jar (all photos © Talenti). [2] Talenti Layers Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake. [3] The fan favorite: Salted Caramel Truffle. [4] Close up on the layers, here Black Raspberry Parfait. [5] Mint Fudge Cookie. [6] Cookies & Cream. [7] With 17 flavors, where to start?   To…
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TIP OF THE DAY: “Fruitcake” Ice Cream For Christmas

It’s easy to make “fruitcake ice cream” Photo courtesy Vivolo.it.   This photo from Italian gelato maker Vivolo inspired a recipe idea: Serve “fruitcake” ice cream/gelato for Christmas. Start with vanilla ice cream. You can soften it and mix in the ingredients (and return to the freezer to harden), or simply top the ice cream,…
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Recipe: Turn Espresso Into Affogato & The History Of Affogato

Affogato: an Italian sundae. Photo courtesy Talenti Gelato.   When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When it gives you gelato, make affogato (ah-foe-GOT-toe). We’re perplexed as to why this quickie Italian sundae—a scoop of gelato topped with a shot of espresso—is rarely found on Italian restaurant menus in the U.S. Most of them serve…
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COOKING VIDEO: Giada Di Laurentiis Makes Affogato, An Italian Sundae

  Italians love their gelato. And they love their espresso. They combine both into an affogato (ah-foe-GOT-toe). Affogato is a coffee lover’s delight. It’s a scoop (or more) of vanilla gelato, topped with a shot of hot espresso. In Italian, the word means “drowned.” You can drown the gelato further with a flavored syrup or…
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TREND: Popbar Custom Ice Cream Pops

Our favorite: pistachio gelato dipped indark chocolate and rolled in crushedpistachios. Photo courtesy Popbar.   Food on a stick is fun. Ice cream pops were a favorite treat of our childhood. So we’re happy that a Popbar opened in our town, serving gelato, frozen yogurt or sorbet on a stick. An idea imported from Italy,…
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