I am not sure if this event (fig. 1) happens regularly in Italy, but it did a few years ago! Imagine a three-day extravaganza where any possible flavor of gelato can be tasted bringing total happiness to children and adults alike. A gathering of artisans and maestri del gelato eagerly share some of their recipes and unusual preparations (figs. 2,3,4), many of which can only be found in Italy.
Like so many other products, gelato has become popular around the