What is cool and fun any time? That would have to be frozen treats! There are many choices for a cool and smooth frozen dessert: ice cream sundaes, frozen yogurt cups and spumoni, to name a few. But one of the most refreshing desserts after a wonderful meal–or any time, that is–would be a frozen treat such as gelato.
Talk about a guilt-free pleasure! Since it is 25-30% air and has only 3-8% milkfat, gelato is a virtual natural wonder of the dessert world! Healthy and tasty, gelato is available in an array of flavors such as chocolate, banana, cherry, caramel, mango, coffee and raspberry (plus dozens and dozens more)!
Gelato makes a bright and appealing presentation. In fact, sweet, frozen treats are enjoyed by ninety percent of U.S. households. But, like most frozen desserts–such as , gelato is served mainly in a cup or a cone (mostly a cup). And tasting wonderful gelato cup desserts requires gelato spoons. These little shovel-looking accessories are often brightly-colore
For many people, it feels like frozen yogurt exploded onto the food scene in the 1980s. This was a part of the nation’s desire to eat healthier foods. There were about 2,582 stores for frozen yogurt around the United States at the end of 2013. Fill your dishes and grab your spoons, Mental Floss has put together a great list of fun trivia about this popular frozen dessert.
- The milk can come from a number of animals. Sure there is cows’ milk in there but the milk in American frozen yogurt can also come from water buffalo, goats, and sheep as well. If you travel to Western China, your frozen treat may be made from yaks and in the Middle East, they are partial to using camels.