Zuppa Inglese Gelato
December 19, 2015 by Gelazzi in News 0 Comments

This particular gelato is made just like the custard based dessert except that it’s frozen. The name Zuppa Inglese is Italian for English soup. As a dessert, its layered custard and sponge cake with chocolate drizzled over powdered sugar and whipped cream on top. There are several versions of Zuppa Inglese depending on where you hail from, who you talk to and where you get your recipe. All of that aside, we have made our own version Zuppa Inglese as a gelato with a custard base, finely chunked sponge cake, and we’ve folded in some chocolate stracciatella style. We also added a red berry mixture that’s been soaked in sugar and white wine. Some customers have said it’s pretty delicious but try it for yourself to decide if it’s the best Zuppa Inglese gelato you’ve ever had.

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Rum Raisin Gelato
November 17, 2015 by Gelazzi in News 0 Comments

A customer from the Netherlands requested Malaga gelato, so we decided to make it. In Italy and Europe rum raisin gelato is known as Malaga. Malaga gelato gets its name from Malaga raisins which come from dried Muscat grapes. These raisins have a high amount of natural sugar and are good on their own. Add some rum into the mix along with a custardy gelato base and it’s all good. To make Malaga, we had to get the right raisins. Then soaked them in some dark rum overnight added them into our top secret custard gelato base. We think the flavor is just amazing but you’ll have to taste for yourself.

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Affogato
October 26, 2015 by Gelazzi in News 0 Comments

If case you’re wondering what an affogato is, it’s an Italian dessert that consists of a scoop of gelato drowned in espresso. Gelazzi makes affogato with vanilla gelato and espresso just like in Italy. If you aren’t a fan of traditional gelato alla vaniglia, you can choose from our 40 flavors of to make your affagato. We use bold Italian blended espresso packed with plenty of flavor and of course our handcrafted gelato to make this Italian café dessert. If you love espresso and gelato, then try them Affogato

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Dark Espresso Gelato
October 18, 2015 by Gelazzi in News 0 Comments

If you love bittersweet chocolate and the full deep flavor of Italian espresso then our Dark Espresso Gelato is for you. It’s almost black in color due to the pure espresso and richly dark cacao. It’s a must try if you like espresso and dark chocolate.

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Cannoli Gelato
October 7, 2015 by Gelazzi in News 0 Comments

If you love cannoli, then come on into Gelazzi and get a taste of our fresh made cannoli gelato. Many of our customers say we make some of the best cannoli they’ve ever tasted. Whether or not we do is something you’ll have to decide for yourself, but we’re pretty confident that we make the best cannoli gelato you’ll ever taste. Visit Gelazzi for a taste of our cannoli Italian ice cream while it lasts

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Lemon Gelato
September 2, 2015 by Gelazzi in News 0 Comments

Just like our lemon sorbetto we use fresh lemons and zest in our gelati limone. The difference in the ingredients is of course the dairy, but the difference in taste is something you need to try. The dairy changes the flavor significantly. It makes it rich and less tart for having so many lemons but is just as refreshing. Visit Gelazzi for a taste of our gelati limone and you’ll be glad you did.

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Houston Public Media. Video: The Art of Making Gelato
August 26, 2015 by Gelazzi in News 0 Comments

Louie Comella, owner of the popular Houston Heights gelato shop Gelazzi, explains the artful process of making delicious, quality gelato. Go behind the scenes at this Houston shop.   https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/arts-culture/2015/08/26/119225/video-the-art-of-making-gelato/

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Houston Matters: The Art of Making the Perfect Gelato
August 26, 2015 by Gelazzi in News 0 Comments

http://www.houstonmatters.org/segments/segment-e/2015/08/21/the-art-of-making-the-perfect-gelato

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Black Licorice Gelato
August 9, 2015 by Gelazzi in News 0 Comments

A customer requested nero liquirizia gelato, which is Italian for black licorice Italian ice cream. If you are a fan of black licorice then you need to try this one. It’s made with fine licorice candy and just a little bit of sugar. Although it looks blackish grey it’s flavorful.

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