Reality or Fiction: Leonardo’s ice cream

Reality or Fiction: Leonardo’s ice cream:  I discovered Simona Bertocchi…while eating an ice cream in Siena during a “Gelato Experience” with my language students. My passion for food and culture together with my obvious sweet tooth (hidden behind a “cultural mission”) is always a good excuse. Novel and Ice cream ? Simona is an Italian…

Gelato e non solo …

Gelato e non solo…- By word of mouth it is the best advert we have ever had! There are no social media that can compete. Because “by word of mouth” (in Italian “ con il passaparola”) a recommendation is also a guarantee. Talking to real people (not to an emoticon on a screen) it’s 100…

Michele: Maestro Gelataio Creativo

Michele: Maestro Gelataio Creativo (Creative Ice Cream Maker Maestro) – The first time I heard about him was about a very “azzardato” (risky) ice cream flavour ….Un gelato al Cacciucco…an ice cream flavour born as a “game” between Michele Gasparri, Maestro Pasticciere & Gelataio , and the Chef  Michelangelo Rongo who, as a joke , asked…

Italiano in Gelateria (lesson in pills)

Italiano in Gelateria: No way we want you to be unprepared in front of any inviting ice cream shop (GELATERIA) in Italy! As you have discovered in our previous article, il Gelato has part of its origin somehow linked to Tuscany and we really have a great list of BEST PLACES where to eat the most…

Gelato Amore mio

Gelato Amore Mio:  Is ice cream( GELATO)  from Italy? How is Italian ice cream made? Who made the first ice cream? IL GELATO  is for sure one of the best loved Italian food and even though you may read many different stories about its origin, the first type of ice cream-like dessert dates back to…