lemon sorbet with nasturtium flowersFlowers and gelato: a great combination!
Of course if we are talking about edible flowers.

Recent research from different universities around the world has highlighted the remarkable antioxidant power of flowers which allows to counteract the harmful effects of free radicals on the body.

balancing sheetAlthough there is no universal recipe for making a good gelato, there are rules of balancing the ingredients that allow us to have good results without wasting ingredients.
What I propose is a simplified balancing card for a home-made production, based on the one developed by gelato master Luca Caviezel for professional purpose.

gelato equipmentTo prepare a good homemade gelato at home, there are specific steps to follow:choosing ingredients,creating a balanced recipe, preparation and maturation of the mixture, freezing of the mixture,hardening of gelato at low temperature.
Let's see them in detail.