You know those kids who sit down at a table and immediately begin to list all the things wrong with their meal? I had that kid.
My goal was to not embarrass myself; their goal was to teach me to make a world-class sorbet and sell it to an unsuspecting public. This is Gelato University in Italy.
It's like going to Philadelphia and ordering a "Philly cheese-steak" or asking for "French Fries" in Belgium. There are just certain things you shouldn't do when ordering Italian food in Italy.