Folks worldwide flock to this Renaissance city with more motives than one, but its oh-so famous, lip-smacking gelato is reason alone to visit. Unbeknownst to many, the tasty treat is said to boast Florentine roots in the city’s court, linking your modern-day indulgence with Florence’s glorious history. Records of frozen desserts akin to today’s gelato […]
If you are in Florence for a day, a week or you live here, you have probably set out on a personal summer mission to taste all the icecream in town and to find out what is the best gelato in Florence. In the aftermath of this summer’s Yelp Firenze Gelato Challenge, in which users […]
TASTE/TF Gelato Night!September 23, 6pm–8pmMy Sugar, via de’ Ginori 49r, Florence
Come sample artisan gelato at the newest and tastiest place on Florence’s sweet treat scene! Owned by an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial young couple, My Sugar carries lip-smacking all-natural
Historic Florentine gelateria Badiani has placed first in a competition organized by the London Gelato Festival.
The festival was held at popular Old Spitalfields Market from June 26 to 28. Thousands of people tasted ice cream from all over Italy, casting their votes.
Badiani’s owner and
When Florence becomes too hot to bear, residents and tourists turn to gelato as a survival strategy.
1. Gelato was born in Florence.
The first thing you should know is that gelato has Florentine origins. This knowledge will justify your copious ice-cream eating in Florence this summer. Believed
Gelato University in Bologna is doing its part to promote Italian gelato around
the world: it is offering scholarships to foreigners who enroll in Gelato Pioneers,
a program that teaches aspiring chefs how to make gelato-and money, too.
At the end of the four-week course,
Did you know that Florence has a long history of
gelato making? The owners of one of Florence's most historic gelaterias, Perché
No!, have teamed up with the Florence chapter of UNESCO (ONLUS) to offer an
exciting look at the process of making gelato, learning about the history
‘Culture has never tasted so good!’ promises this year’s Florence Gelato Festival. For four days, enjoy your favorite flavors while gazing upon your favorite monuments. A great event for families! For more information, visit http://www.firenzegelatofestival.it/site/home.asp.