Gelato: Behind the Scenes

alright, I know I’m technically on break, but i just had to share this with you! i was recently lucky enough to go to a gelateria and see how gelato is made (fyi, fresh gelato is the best kind!). before we get into the process, follow these tips on choosing a gelateria:

the gelato should be deep in the wells so it stays cold, like this:

Imagenot piled high for the tourists, like this:

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the colorful flavors are usually fruity and geared toward the tourists (although still delicious!) and the bland colors are usually the more traditional flavors (try them while you’re in italy!). here’s how it’s made! unfortunately, you can’t really make it at home. they use a machine to create the gelato base and a second machine to freeze the mixture and create the gelato.

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