Yesterday, a friend asked me if the color of pistachio gelato made with real pistachios is not bright green (which indicates food coloring was used), but a more brownish green color. The answer is yes, it is brownish green! Here’s my second breakfast (Yes, Sicilians eat this for breakfast.) when I was at Valley of…
What’s your favorite flavor? Because on this, a day scientists have cited as the most depressing day of the year, dreams of gelato in Sicily can cheer us all up. Here’s a selection available from one of my favorite spots: La Rotunda in Casteldaccia, Palermo Province.
In New York it is about 4:30pm. If you were in Sicily at 4:30pm, you’d be heading to the gelateria because it’s after your afternoon nap and far enough from dinner that a cone or a brioche con gelato hits the spot. What flavor(s) do you want?
Because one can never have enough gelato on a stick.
In recent years, gelato in Sicily has taken on a new form. It still is in the old form too (in a cup, a cone, or my favorite, stuffed in a brioche!), but these small portions on a stick (pictured), offer us the advantage of being able to try multiple flavors in one sitting!