People don’t love autumn because of the majestic fall colours, they love the sweet treats and seasonal flavours!
Think about it, cinnamon, cloves, apples, nutmeg, figs, honey, and pumpkin (not to mention Halloween candy). It’s definitely the best season to be a tastebud and that’s probably why we can’t resist being little extra indulgent this time of year. Maybe our instincts are just telling us to pack on a little extra warmth for the winter. Whatever it is, we’re so down.
Fortunately the West Coast is warm which means we don’t have to limit ourselves to baked goods and hot chocolate. In fact, the treats we’re most looking forward to are the new fall flavours at Amato Gelato Café.
Rather than sticking to the typical (yawwwwn) fall flavour profiles, Amato has branched out beyond pumpkin-spice and is instead offering some truly inventive pairings. Staying true to their old-world methods, each of the new fall flavours features local BC ingredients and the tried-and-true methods of a 40 year-old family run business. Here’s a taste of what’s currently being scooped from their location in the Olympic Village.
– Spiced Pumpkin Pie with Italian Yogurt
– Roasted Chestnut with Mascarpone
– Roasted Pine Nut & Lemon Custard Tart
– Salted Caramel with Praline Pecans
– Poached Pear & Gorgonzola with Roasted Walnuts
– Spiced Apple Galette à la Mode
– Florentine Stracciatella
– Croccantino (Rum & Pralines Nuts)
– Maple Bourbon
In addition to the seasonal offerings, Amato will still be serving up traditional flavours, authentic sorbetto and even a few vegan options.
That’s a lot of gelato! Fortunately we’ve partnered with Amato Gelato to offer you a more economically sound way to try them all. Scroll down for details on how to win one of four $40 gift cards courtesy of V.I.A. and Amato Gelato.
To enter to one of four $40 gift cards, you must do at least one of the following. Winners will be selected every Friday of October.
1. Enter your e-mail address at the Amato Gelato contest page HERE.
- Like Amato Gelato Cafe on Facebook. Leave a comment on our contest Facebook post telling us what flavour you’re most excited to try (1 entry).
- Follow @amatogelatovan on Instagram. Leave a comment on our contest Facebook post telling us telling us what flavour you’re most excited to try (1 entry).
- Tweet the following on Twitter: (1 entry)
Win a $40 gift card from @amatogelatovan via @VIAwesome http://ow.ly/74Oi30fHn8L RT to Enter! #mariosfallflavours
Entries will be accepted up until 11:59pm on October 26, 2017. Winners will be selected at random and will contacted through their method of entry.
Amato Gelato Café is located at 78 E 1st Ave. Gelato is prepared courtesy of Mario’s Gelati.