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A Lotto Gelato

Phil Tries: Gelato

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Phil Tries: Gelato

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It’s hard to believe that a frozen dessert superior to ice cream exists. Yet anyone who has tasted gelato (or, likely, devoured a whole bowl of it) can attest to its creamy, rich, heavenly flavors. Just three simple ingredients combine together to make up a basic batch of this creamy goodness: eggs, milk, and sugar. Gelato is churned more slowly than ice cream, which reduces the air that gets trapped inside, and produces its extra creamy texture. 

With over 5,000 gelato parlors in Italy, the search for the best gelato can be a challenging though undeniably delicious quest. Phil’s search brings him to Vivoli in Florence—the birthplace of gelato—where the Vivoli family has been churning gelato for nearly one hundred years. A taste of their crème gelato may bring a tear to your eye, too.

Want to embark your own journey in search of the best gelato? Try the recipe and learn more about the delectable dessert in the links below.





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