"Gelato" is the Italian word for "ice cream". However, anyone who has visited Italy and tasted true Italian gelato, served at one of many gelaterie around the country, know that there is something special and unique about this creamy, cold dessert that makes it different from your traditional "ice creams" elsewhere in the world.
Italian gelato is typically lower in fat than American-style ice cream, and is made using only the freshest ingredients - indeed, the finest gelaterie sell only gelato made fresh that day!
If you've never had the chance to try Italian gelato before, or want to learn how to make it yourself at home, read on to learn more about this delicious ice cream treat. I'll be sharing with you some of the "secrets" of making gelato, a recommendation for the best home gelato machine you can buy, and also tips on finding the best gelato in your travels around Italy...and elsewhere around the world!