Semifreddo agli amaretti

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Semifreddo agli amaretti

This little blog started out 11 years ago, to the day. Over the years since, we’ve presented recipes for gelato, sorbetto and granita. But for some reason, in all this time, we’ve neglected another wonderful category of Italian frozen desserts, the semifreddo. It’s an odd omission, since the semifreddo may … Read More

Sorbetto di limone (Lemon Sorbet)

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Sorbetto di limone

Along with gelato, sorbetto is *the* classic Italian frozen dessert. And perhaps the most basic. Sorbetto di limone is essentially frozen lemonade:┬áSimple syrup is made by simmering sugar and water together, to which lemon zest is added and allowed to infuse its flavor. When this flavored syrup cools completely, it … Read More