There is life beyond gelato. Even though many of my friends-devotees to chapels like Carraia that offer this creamy, frozen treat-would be appalled by this statement. In fact, they are probably now planning to force me on one of their daily pilgrimages so I can repent. I do not mean to suggest any substitute idols, but the reality is, baby, it's cold outside. Although this does leave you free to eat gelato without fear of it melting, here are a few more winter friendly alternatives that you can enjoy without tempting frostbite.