Recipes from Gelato!

Gelato!: Italian Ice Cream, Sorbetti & Granite by by Pamela Sheldon Johns

The perfect treat for a hot summer day, homemade gelato and its fruit-based cousins, sorbetti and granite, are easy to make and richer than ordinary ice creams and sherbets, yet less fattening. Pamela Sheldon Johns provides 50 recipes for gelato and other icy desserts, along with tasty accompaniments. Including sumptuous ice cream photos and a visual tour of Italy’s famed gelaterie, GELATO! reveals the secrets of great gelato making for anyone longing for the sweet tastes of Italy.

Amaretto-Poached Pear Gelato

Amaretto-Poached Pear Gelato

This recipe sorta makes us dream of sitting beneath a pear tree in the Italian countryside, nibbling fresh pears and hazelnuts while sipping Amaretto. Sigh.

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  • 35 M
  • 3 H, 35 M
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Florentine Rice Gelato

Florentine Rice Gelato

Long grain rice features in this silky gelato, similar to a gelato in Florence. It’s part rice pudding, part gelato, and all lick-your-fingers goodness.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
Custard Gelato

Custard Gelato

This plain Jane custard gelato is made with just cream, milk, eggs, and sugar. In Italy, it’s known as crema. In our realm, it’s known as “Oh God.”

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  • 45 M
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