Pidapipo is a celebration of authentic gelato alongside classic Italian and contemporary creative desserts, cakes and drinks. Reflecting the ethos of the infamous Melbourne Gelataria all recipes are dictated by the seasons - quite uncommon in the world of gelato Over 60 inventive and delicious ice-cream creations are exquisitely photographed and accompanied by illustrations from renowned French illustrator Jean Jullien. All of your favorite flavors are included as well as more unusual recipes including banana milk gelato; raspberry and rose bombe Alaska; avocado and lime sorbetto; salted caramel pie; pumpkin pie; tiramisu layer cake and double roasted chocolate gelato with salted chocolate ganache. Pidapipo is fun, quirky and delicious - this is not your average ice-cream book
Lisa Valmorbida trained in traditional gelato making at the Carpigiani Gelato University in Bologna before opening her Melbourne gelateria, Pidapipo, on Carlton's Lygon Street in 2014. This bright and cheery destination now has people lining up for its authentic, indulgent gelato every day of the week, even in the middle of winter.