It’s a tumultuous time in the city of Leicester, with the last Plantagenet King, Richard III, finally being laid to rest. Festivities galore have lined the streets of the city for weeks, but less than 500 feet away from the Cathedral, at the city’s beating heart, celebrations have taken on an Italian tone.
It looks like ice cream but tastes better and – best of all – it won’t give you a nasty brain freeze. Gemma Peplow’s latest shopping scoop features the creamy goodies on offer at Gelato Village
Fed up of it being grey and freezing and dreary and generally rubbish outside? Us too. Which is why we’ve spent the last few days searching for the perfect antidote to all this rubbish January weather.
I don’t know about you, but I prefer Italian ice cream to the usual ones we get here. For many years, I’ve been complaining about how much I hate the ice creams you get here, and how I miss the ones I used to have when I went to Italy.
An Italian dessert cafe is to launch in Leicester later this week.
Gelato Village, which will provide four new jobs, will open at St Martin’s Square on Friday.
The store has taken over the former space of sports and casual wear shop, Magic Toast, following a refurbishment of more than £100,000.