A Short History of Gelato & Tips for Making Gelato at Home
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A Short History of Gelato & Tips for Making Gelato at Home

Ancient Rome, Sicily, or even Egypt? Gelato has a history rich in myth and tradition, some details are more firm. Below is a short history of gelato. Ancient History and Bernardo Buontalenti The tradition of cold and frozen desserts dates back thousands of years and across many cultures based in Europe, Asia, and Africa, but gelato begins to take shape in the 1500’s with Bernardo Buontalenti an artist from Florence who brought...

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3 Steps to Homemade Gelato to Make your Friends Jealous
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3 Steps to Homemade Gelato to Make your Friends Jealous

Gelato is by far one of my favorite desserts. You just can’t beat that smooth, creamy, rich texture and the burst of cold flavor. Here are the 3 Steps to making amazing gelato right at home. #1: Use the right ingredients A true gelataio (ice-cream maker) pays close attention to detail and only uses the highest quality ingredients. In Italy, gelato is considered a “Real Food.” A basic recipe uses whole fresh eggs,...

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Lello 4080 Musso Lussino vs the Musso Pola 5030 Ice Cream Maker
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Lello 4080 Musso Lussino vs the Musso Pola 5030 Ice Cream Maker

Comparing two of the Best Ice-Cream & Gelato Makers   If you’re serious about making fantastic homemade ice cream, then you’ve probably heard of Lello. And you probably already know that Lello brand ice cream makers are among the best. They’re top of the line, powerful  machines that make delicious, parlor-style frozen desserts. But which Lello should you get? Let’s take a look at both the Lello Musso...

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Whynter vs Lello Musso Lussino Ice Cream and Gelato Machine
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Whynter vs Lello Musso Lussino Ice Cream and Gelato Machine

The Lello 4080 Musso Lussino Ice Cream and Gelato Machine (pictured above)   …and The Whynter ICM-200LS Stainless Steel Ice Cream Maker (pictured above). Capabilities of both the Whynter and Lello Ice Cream Maker First, of course they are both refrigerated ice cream makers. This means no need to freeze a bowl for 24 hours, no ice and rock salt, and no need to chill your mixture before starting. Both can make ice cream,...

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Top Gelato Makers, Be Careful to Compare Bowl Capacity
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Top Gelato Makers, Be Careful to Compare Bowl Capacity

When selecting a gelato maker, one important feature to consider is bowl capacity. One thing you don’t want to run into is not being able to make enough gelato for your party or family. How much capacity do you need in a Gelato Maker? An easy way to figure it out is to consider how many containers of ice cream you would typically buy for an occasion. A container of ice cream is usually 1.5 quarts. Would you buy just one, or...

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