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The effect of background music on food ( gelato) pleasantness ratings

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 Abstract This study investigated whether samples of pleasant, neutral and unpleasant music can impact food perception. To this end, the pleasantness of three different types of chocolate gelati (milk chocolate, dark chocolate and bittersweet chocolate) was determined using fifty participants exposed to silence (the reference condition) and three music samples differing in self-rated preference. To […]

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Giapo's Jelly Tip Ice Cream

The making of our Jelly Tip

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At Giapo, we love celebrating New Zealand. In July I created my take on an iconic Kiwi favourite, the Jelly Tip ice cream. The tribute was part of #JellyTipJuly, and my version is a hand-crafted dessert for those with finer tastes – an ice-cream for adults. It takes the three elements of the classic Jelly Tip […]

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Roadcone

Artspace Edible Installation

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Wednesday 25th February was a very exciting day for us. We prepared a special installation at K Road’s Artspace Gallery for a private exhibition … a centrepiece of edible miniature road cones bursting with our New Zealand cherry plum ice cream. This experimental form of edible artwork was a collaboration between myself and artist Billie Popovic. We invited […]

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Sandra at Giapo

We’re makin’ headlines as Auckland’s best icecream!

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The reviews are out, and we have once again topped the charts for most amazing icecream in Auckland. Concrete Playground ranked us No.1 on their Eight Best Icecream Joints in Auckland round-up, and NZ Herald were also big fans, describing Giapo as ‘next level’ in their Five Best Ice-cream Shops review. We’re all feeling pretty chuffed. […]

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PRESS RELEASE – MiNDFOOD STYLE and Giapo bring a taste of Paris Fashion Week to New Zealand

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To celebrate the launch of MiNDFOOD STYLE at the Auckland Art Gallery on October 15, 2014, Giapo, head chef of Giapo Haute Ice Cream has unveiled his latest masterpiece. For this project, Giapo was inspired by eclectic British designer Gareth Pugh. While studying the designer’s recent collection at Paris Fashion Week, one particular dress caught […]

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