In Italy, even the flavours of gelato are custom to the whims of fashion. There are a couple of flavours, very common when I was a child in the 1980s, which you very rarely find nowadays, but which for me say still say Italian summer.
Luca Marchiori is a food writer, editor, and teacher. He was born in Venice, and raised in England. As well as this blog Luca is a contributor to various websites including Tuscanycious! and Great Italian Chefs. He splits his time between Caprese Michelangelo, a village in the Tuscan countryside and his native Venice.