Nick Palumbo - Gelato Messina
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Elvis The Fat Years, Tiramisu, Hansel He’s So Hot Right Now, Sage and BurntButter, Risotto Milanese, Breakfast of Champions: The Sequel, Pavlova andRaspberry & Rose Gelato with Pomegranate Brownie – these are just some of theattention-seeking flavours that have made Gelato Messina famous over theyears. Nick Palumbo, who opened the original gelato parlour in Darlinghurstmore than a decade ago, chats about the very first scoops that launchedMessina, how he and his team come up with such original, unexpected flavours(one flavour was inspired by his nephew's twisted love for 'The Mighty Boosh'TV show) and if there's any downside to being surrounded by ice cream allday. He also chats about Gelato Messina's expanding universe, which nowincludes stores in Pyrmont and Surry Hills and, soon, Bondi and, yes, China!We wonder how Elvis The Fat Years will translate.Thanks to Alex Watts for his ace production work on this podcast and to FBistudio for lending us use of its sweet studio. You can follow Gelato Messinaon Facebook (Gelatomessina) or Twitter (@Gelato_Messina)

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