Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Sweet Talk with Dolci Gelati's Gelatiere, Gianluigi Dellaccio

Join CiaoDC.com for a live facebook discussion: Sweet Talk with DC based Dolci Gelati Gelatiere/Owner, Gianluigi Dellaccio on Wednesday, August 18 at 1:00 p.m. First 4 people to join the discussion will win 1 pint of Dolci Gelati! Join the discussion here.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Musical Lunch Break at Luigis

Musical Lunch Break at Luigi's
Join Singer/Songwriter micheal CASTALDO performing original and Italian Classics from his latest album, Aceto at Famous Luigi's for a delicious musical lunch break!

"The collections in Aceto touch the heart and heal the soul.
Micheal Castaldo's Italian rendition of
"Somewhere Over the Rainbow"
is powerfully uplifting."

-Alyssa Ciccone (CiaoDC.com)

Musical Lunch Break at Luigis
Monday, August 16, 2010
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
In-store lunch performance
Famous Luigis
1132 19th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Reservations Required: 202-331-7574

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

August Just Got Sweeter with CiaoDC!

WIN GELATO! The First 4 people to join the live chat with Dolci Gelati's Gelatiere Gianluigi Dellaccio on Wednesday, August 18 at 1:00 p.m. will win one pint of gelato courtesy of Dolci Gelati. Join live chat here.

Get the scoop on Dolci Gelati with an exclusive interview here.

"We have over 250 flavors. Seasonal flavors include watermelon, fresh squeezed lemon and strawberry lavender to name a few...Some unique flavors are bloody mary gelato with celery and tobasco sauce, mimosa gelato, bellini gelato, and lobster gelato."

-Gianluigi Dellaccio,
Gelatiere, Dolci Gelati

Congratulations to Patricia Verbano of Alexandria, VA. She is the winner of CiaoDC's July giveaway of 4 pints of Dolci Gelati.

"Dolci Gelati is so delicious! My family and I are so excited to have a gelato party to end the summer. Thanks CiaoDC.com!"

- Patricia Verbano
CiaoDC.com Subscriber

Torta Di Mandorale (Almond Cake)By Pastry Chef/Gelatiere Gianluigi Dellaccio

3.5 ounces all purpose flour
11 ounces sugar
18 ounces of peeled almonds
6 eggs
1 juiced lemon
1 tsp baking powder
1 Pint Dolci Gelati bacio gelato

Combine in food processor flour, half of the sugar, almonds, lemon juice and baking powder and mix into a powder. Separate the egg whites from the yolks and in a separate mixing bowl, mix the other half of the sugar with 6 egg yolks (reserve the whites for later and make sure they do not contain any yellow). Whip egg whites separately until it has a soft peak and combine all 3 mixtures and put in a cake mold. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Serve topped with Dolci Gelati bacio gelato.