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Italian gelato, endless global temptation (VIDEO)

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This week La Vita è Dolce celebrates the Italian Gelato, that special way of making and enjoying ice cream. Gelato, an irresistible chapter of Pasticceria of Italy, together with sorbetto and granita, is by now gastronomic heritage of the whole humanity. Recipes of gelato and sorbet are presented above in video by Francesco Elmi.

Here a recipe of Gelato and Sorbet as suggested by Fabbri.


Gelato al Pistacchio

Ingredients

Gelato
Photo 1
Milk
1 lt
Pistacchio paste (pure)
130 gr
Sugar
50 gr
Natural neutral powdered gelato base
50 gr
(Photo 1)

Procedure

Put in a bowl the sugar together with the natural neutral powdered gelato base, add a part of milk (photo 2) and mix with a whisk to integrate the sugar and the powder (photo 3) afterwards, finish the mix by adding the remaining milk (photo 4).

Gelato
Photo 2
Gelato
Photo 3
Gelato
Photo 4

Pasteurize at 85 °C. Add a part of the mixture to the pistacchio paste and blend with the whisk (photo 5). Finish by adding the remaining mixture bit by bit (photos 6 & 7).

Gelato
Photo 5
Gelato
Photo 6
Gelato
Photo 7

Put everything in the ice cream maker (mantecatore) and finish (photos 8, 9 & 10).

Gelato
Photo 8
Gelato
Photo 10
Gelato
Photo 9


Sorbetto al Limone

Ingredients

Gelato
Photo 1
Lemon juice
350 gr
Water
400 gr
Sugar
380 gr
Egg whites, whipped
40 gr
Confectionary sugar
20 gr
Lemon peel, grated
1
(Photo 1)

Procedure

Put in a pan the water, lemon juice, sugar and lemon peel and mix together with a whisk (photos 2, 3 & 4).

Gelato
Photo 2
Gelato
Photo 3
Gelato
Photo 4

Heat to 90° C to pasteurize (photo 5).
Put the mixture in the ice cream maker (mantecatore) and mix for 5 minutes (photo 6).
Whip the egg whites together with the sugar untill soft peaks form (photo 7) and add them to the rest of the mix in the ice cream maker (mantecatore) just a bit before the sorbetto is finished (photo 8).

Gelato
Photo 5
Gelato
Photo 8
Gelato
Photo 6
Gelato
Photo 7

Recipes Editor and La Vita è Dolce Worldwide Tour Coordinator: Elena Ruocco.

Photos: Paolo Della Corte- FOOD REPUBLIC