TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Amorino Gelato

The signature cone, served in petals in as many flavors as you like. Photo courtesy Amorino Gelato.   Every year prior to July, National Ice Cream Month, we look for a great new brand of ice cream to review. This year, we were not disappointed: Amorino Gelato, the acclaimed European gelato and coffee chain, has…
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FOOD FUN: Melon & Prosciutto

Who’d guess that this is the classic Italian first course, Melon and Prosciutto? Photo courtesy Bar Elo | NYC.   This fun approach to Melon and Prosciutto was created by Chef Mario at Bar Eolo in New York City. Instead of slicing the melon into wedges, use a melon baller. Instead of flat slices of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Semifreddo

It’s National Ice Cream Month, which we interpret to include all frozen desserts. There is no National Frozen Yogurt Month, No Sherbet/Sorbet Month. The history of frozen desserts dates back to 2000 B.C.E., when the Chinese used syrups to flavor snow. Fruit juices made fruit ices. Honey and aromatic spices expanded the menu of flavors.…
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