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Keeping It Cool With This Fresh Peach ,Ginger, Gelato Dessert Recipe

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“An apple is an excellent thing — until you have tried a peach.”
George du Maurier (1834-1896)


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Summer has just begun, and  here in Italy that means the brightest, warmest   days of the year are here with more to come! A small dish or cone of gelato is the perfect way to refresh.


Ginger Peach Delight

*4 ripe peaches

*1 small piece of fresh ginger

*2 tsps butter

*2 tsps sugar

*1 tsp cinnamon

Wash the peaches and cut into slices. Finely chop the ginger. Place butter, chopped ginger and peach slices in a saute pan over low heat. Sprinkle sugar on top of fruit and saute for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Let gelato sit at room temperature or soften for approx 10 minutes. Add in cinnamon and blend well. Divide peach mixture into 4 glasses, placing some first on bottom of glasses, then place in gelato, then top with remaining peaches. Serve.


**Hope to see you at Lansdale Farmers Market in Lansdale, Pa.. this coming Saturday, June 21 at 11 AM… taste some farm to table dishes using local, fresh produce. This event is part of their Veni, VIdi, Eati  Series.   Join me for this cooking demo, sampling, book signing

*July 18-20 counting down the days till Festa Italiana in MIlwaukee, Wisconsin. Looking forward to my events in the Celebrity Chef Pavillion and especially looking forward to seeing my friends in Milwaukee..hope to see you at the largest Italian American Festival in the USA


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