macarons, gelato filled

Gelato Filled Macarons: How to Make

May 10, 2018

Looking to make something a little extra special for your next dinner guests. Gelato always a  welcomed dessert – well at least in our opinion biased as it may be. But sometimes you want to take this favourite just a little bit further. We’ve decided to help you out with this task by showcasing our…

peach - baked with vanilla gelato

Peach Season – Making the Most of Your Gelato

August 9, 2017

It’s peach season and for many that means a trip to Mio Gelato for peach sorbetto. But have you ever explored other ways to enjoy gelato with your peaches? We decided to put some flavour combinations to the test. Below is the recipe for the dish we deemed our favourite. In addition we tried: peaches…


Skeleton Park Arts Fest

June 29, 2017

Last weekend we had the opportunity to attend Skeleton Park Arts Fest (SPAF) for the first time, and we couldn’t be happier with how it went. For those of you that don’t know SPAF is a community run arts festival that includes local artisans, neighbourhood poets, and celebrated Canadian musical talent from all across the country. The…

Summer Wedding

June 13, 2017

We booked the gelato cart for our summer wedding as a special surprise for our guests to enjoy during cocktail hour. We chose a combination of refreshing sorbets and gelato to serve, and our guests were absolutely thrilled! From the booking process, to the set-up and service on the day of the wedding, Erin and…

Grad Bash

June 13, 2017

Mio Gelato has been a phenomenal partner for Queen’s University – from the collaboration in creating the Tricolour Flavour (Blue Lemon, Golden Mango, and Red Raspberry) to expertly serving 750+ servings over a two-hour event with smiling faces – they are exactly what Queen’s hopes from our off-campus partners – Benjamin Seawald

Movies in the Square

June 13, 2017

Every event is sweeter with Mio Gelato! We love having Mio around to offer delicious, quality treats for our event visitors. Plus: they customize theme gelato for each Movie in the Square! How cute is that? – Alex Amodeo

Vegan Options – Sorbetto and Cones

May 30, 2017

We’re happy to offer vegan dessert options! Traditional Italian sorbettos are authentically made without dairy or eggs it was a natural fit to continue on that path. Brining a wider range of frozen desserts than you’d typically find in an ice cream shop. Currently we offer many fruit flavours and a chocolate as our vegan selections.…

gelato selection

Ice Cream vs. Gelato – What’s the difference

May 30, 2017

We get asked a lot what the difference between ice cream and gelato is. In short gelato is the Italian version of ice cream. Here’s a quick little run down. Gelato is milk based, so less butterfat than ice cream. It also has less air, which makes the flavour really pop! (in store these are identified…