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Nutella Gelato

Hilary Aug 5, 2009 09:10 AM

Just came back from a cruise to Europe. We enjoyed nutella gelato on the ship as well as in some of the ports. Anyone know where on Long Island I can find it? It is our new favorite flavor and it is to die for. Does International Cafe in Bellmore have that flavor?


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    markabauman Aug 5, 2009 09:34 AM

    I'm not familiar with places on LI to find gelato. However, frequently when in a local gelateria, if I'd like the "Nutella gelato" taste, I will simply order chocolate and hazelnut in one cup and eat them together. The combination (which they sometimes offer as a single flavor) is referred to as "gianduja". Pretty close to the Nutella sensation.

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      Hilary Aug 5, 2009 11:31 AM

      Thanks, that sounds like it should work, and you must agree that it is a great combination!

      Thanks again.

    2. ChefBoyAreMe Aug 5, 2009 12:54 PM

      If you find a place serving gelato, look for a flavor called "Baci", which is what the hazelnut (nocciolo) and chocolate flavor combination is often called.

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        markabauman Aug 5, 2009 02:20 PM

        That's right; Baci (kisses in Italian) are the name of the wonderful nocciolo/chocolate candies made by Perugina. "Baci", "gianduja", or just mixing the flavors together should all work. Enjoy!

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          Hilary Aug 5, 2009 02:49 PM

          thanks all

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