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Ho Lee Fook Hong Kong Pop Up

March 25, 2019

Our desserts are coming to Hong Kong's Ho Lee Fook for one night only - get them before they're gone...

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Events

Pop Up At Brisbane Ice Cream Festival

March 22, 2019

Come and grab our custom choc brulee sundae, exclusively available at Brisbane Ice Cream Festival.

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Collaborations

Messina 'Choc Tits' At The Museum Of Contemporary Art Australia

March 21, 2019

In partnership with commissioned artist Willoh S. Weiland and the MCA, we've developed a gelato choc tit to accompany you into a 10-minute cinema experience.

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Events

The Next Messina Store Is Opening in Fortitude Valley

March 20, 2019

Our second Brisbane store will swing open its doors this week, on the famous James Street precinct.

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Limited Edition

Gelato To The Rescue - Support OzHarvest Today

March 19, 2019

It's that time of the year again, time to donate to the good people at OzHarvest. And in support, we've made a delicious flavour.

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: Any Cake

March 19, 2019

We're just about to release our third instalment of cakes for the Messina App Unwrapped March edition.

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Events

Keep Sydney Open - support in stores this week

March 18, 2019

We're supporting the Keep Sydney Open party this week in stores - bring back our vibrant and inclusive nightlife

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Limited Edition

Dulce De Leche & Choc Hazelnut Spread Is Back In Stores

March 14, 2019

Our delicious house made spreads are back in all stores. Drop in to have a taste or buy yourself a jar or two whilst stock lasts.

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Events

Hong Kong Here We Come

March 13, 2019

We're heading to Hong Kong for Taste and bringing some of our most famous desserts and custom creations with us

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: The Slab

March 12, 2019

We're releasing the second series of cakes for the Messina App Unwrapped March edition.

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Events

Messina App Unwrapped: March

March 7, 2019

This month, we're giving App users the chance to redeem a cake using their App points with the Messina App Unwrapped.

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Limited Edition

March Shake Specials

March 7, 2019

A peach medley and key lime pie milkshake are on the cards for March. Drop into our stores to try now.

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Events

Messina Pop Up At Download Festival

March 6, 2019

Our gelato caravan will be setup at Download Festival in Sydney and Melbourne, selling custom made flavours.

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Limited Edition

The Classic 8 Course Degustation Is Back In Sydney

February 25, 2019

Book limited tickets for lunch or dinner, available from March through to May.

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Gelato Science

Our first Messina Hazelnut paste

February 22, 2019

We finally have enough of our own hazelnuts to make our own hazelnut paste for a small batch of gelato - here's what we've made so far...

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Events

The Messina App Unwrapped

February 20, 2019

We're upping our gifting game, giving loyal App Users a monthly gift to unwrap. Think limited edition Messina merch, to random discounts, or EVEN a free Messina gelato cart

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats x Beccofino

February 18, 2019

Brisbane's most traditional Italian pizza and pasta is coming to the next Messina Eats!

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Gelato Science

Messina Milk - you can now get in in bottles!

February 17, 2019

You can now buy our full cream, jersey milk from our farm in Country Victoria by the bottle in selected Messina stores.

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Events

Filopieno is Coming to Canberra Night Noodle Markets

February 17, 2019

Our Gelato Jeepney has been to Syndey and Melbourne, and it's now time for Night Noodle Markets in Canberra and a brand new dessert

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Events

Bring the Messina Gelato Stand to Canberra!

February 11, 2019

Sign up and let us know you want to be able to hire the Messina gelato stand in Canberra!

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Collaborations

The National Gallery of Victoria Members Party

February 8, 2019

We made Messina magnums for the Escher X Nendo members party.

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Limited Edition

February Shake Specials

February 7, 2019

Two very tropical shakes will be in all stores for the month of Feb! Grab 'em while you can!

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Collaborations

Melbourne Creative Department x Starward Whisky

January 31, 2019

We're partnering with Starward Whisky at the Melbourne Creative Department, taking our degustation to new heights with curated whisky cocktails by the chief Starward mixologist.

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Collaborations

Sydney Creative Department x Brix Distillers

January 31, 2019

The Creative Department is partnering up with Brix Distillers to host a one off degustation with paired rum cocktails.

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Limited Edition

Feeling Thorny?

January 24, 2019

If you're feeling thorny just thinking about Valentine's Day, then you better grab one of these for your loved one

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Limited Edition

Urban Picnic - Starward Distillery Melbourne

January 24, 2019

We've made a special dessert for the Starward Australia Day Urban Picnic. Come along for a Meatsmith hamper, cocktail and of course a sundae on Sunday only.

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Events

We're Coming Back to Christchurch

January 23, 2019

Night Noodle Markets are coming back to New Zealand this February - and this time we have a full menu!

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Collaborations

Guest Presents: The Grand Budapest Hotel at the Golden Age Cinema

January 22, 2019

We're joining forces with the Golden Age Cinema for a guest screening on Valetine's Day complete with our version of the famous Mendl's cake,

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Messina Eats

Mango Pancakes - The Story Behind The Dessert

January 18, 2019

Ever wondered how we came up with our take on the yum cha classic? Find out how our chefs developed the Chinese / Australian pillowy delight.

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Limited Edition

Messina Print Socks

January 14, 2019

After walking out the door last year, Messina print socks are finally back in stock in all stores.

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Collaborations

Drumstick X Messina

January 11, 2019

The newest collaboration kid on the block, and maybe one of our best has finally arrived.

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Collaborations

Drumstick X Messina - inside the collaboration

January 11, 2019

Messina Head Chef Donato Toce reveals how many Drumsticks he had to eat before they agreed on the perfect flavour.

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Limited Edition

January Shake Specials

January 11, 2019

This month we've created a caramel popcorn shake and another vegan shake.

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Limited Edition

Sydney International Tennis Competition

January 6, 2019

We're popping up at the Sydney International Tennis Competition

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Wonderbao For Chinese New Year

January 2, 2019

2019 is the year of the pig, which means some very delicious dishes are on the way. Join us for a special Chinese New Year Messina Eats, featuring Wonderbao.

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Events

2018 in Gelato

December 25, 2018

It's been a good year of happenings at Messina - here are some of the highs from 2018.

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Limited Edition

Produce Week At The Creative Department

December 21, 2018

To celebrate our farmers, growers and suppliers, we're hosting a special month of sittings with a menu to match.

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Limited Edition

Last Minute Messina Cakes for Christmas

December 20, 2018

Don't panic, if you haven't ordered your cake for Christmas our stores will still have some stock available to buy

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Events

Good Stuff Inside - Deliveroo are giving away Messina to YOU

December 16, 2018

Order online from Monday 17th December via Deliveroo to recieve a 500ml of some pretty nifty flavours

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Events

Messina Delivery by Speedboat this weekend

December 12, 2018

What better way to get your Messina delivered than by a Deliveroo speedboat? Well you can this weekend...

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Collaborations

Cocktail Porter x Messina Creative Department

December 10, 2018

Join us for our first alcoholic cocktail pairing, by mixologists Tim Philips and Cameron Northway from Cocktail Porter.

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Limited Edition

New Cakes Have Arrived

December 6, 2018

After months of testing, our new range of cakes is finally ready for your eating enjoyment

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Events

New York Pizzeria Roberta’s Is Coming To Sydney

December 4, 2018

For one night only, Roberta's are coming to Firedoor - we're ready for the Big Apple’s best pizza. And dessert.

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Limited Edition

December Shake Specials

December 3, 2018

This month we've done a take on the classic creaming soda spider and a choc peanut fudge thickshake.

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Limited Edition

Café Kitsuné Is Open

November 29, 2018

The legends at Incu, Maison Kitsuné and Artificier Cafe have joined forces and opened a Café Kitsuné pop up.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Hoy Pinoy

November 29, 2018

Hoy Pinoy are coming back to Messina Eats for round four of Filipino BBQ.

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Events

We're Popping Up At Big Design Market

November 26, 2018

Drop in, say hi and grab one of our custom gelato sundaes in Sydney and Melbourne.

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Events

New Messina Cakes - they're almost here!

November 26, 2018

Our brand new range of cakes is ALMOST ready - they'll be coming into stores in the next few days

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Limited Edition

19th November - This Week's New Dish At The Creative Department

November 19, 2018

Every week, Head Chef Remi Talbot comes up with a new creation to add to the menu at the Creative Department. Joining the 8 course menu is a grilled scampi and EVOO sorbet dish.

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Gelato Science

Messina Strawberry Farm - Picking when Perfectly Ripe

November 16, 2018

Our strawberries are picked at peak ripeness which allows our gelato & sorbet to taste the best that it possibly can

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Limited Edition

Messina Print Socks are Back Soon

November 15, 2018

After the first lot walked out the door in record timing, we thought we'd better get another order of Messina print socks in before Christmas

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Limited Edition

The Christmas Coma 2018

November 14, 2018

Our gelato christmas cake is back for 2018, filled with a new set of delicious trifle flavours and textures.

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Limited Edition

New gelato cakes are coming...

November 11, 2018

We've been plotting and planning and are soon launching a brand new range of gelato cakes

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Events

Spilt Milk Canberra 2018

November 8, 2018

If you've got tickets to Spilt Milk, you're in for a double dulce treat.

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Limited Edition

November Shake Specials

November 8, 2018

This month we've made a cinnamon scroll and pavlova milkshake special.

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Collaborations

Creative Department x Seedlip Drinks Collaboration

November 7, 2018

For three evenings in November, Seedlip are taking over our paired drinks menu with the world's first non-alcoholic distilled spririt.

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Events

Messina on Wheels!

November 7, 2018

This summer we're giving you the chance to have the Messina ice cream van roll up at your favourite locations

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Limited Edition

The Creative Department is Coming to Melbourne This Week

November 7, 2018

Book a seat at our Creative Department pop up in Windsor, Melbourne, before it returns to its base in Sydney.

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Events

Night Noodle Markets are coming to Melbourne

November 5, 2018

Night Noodle Markets is back in Melbourne with our fully Filo menu!

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Events

Messina App Vouchers

November 1, 2018

Messina App Vouchers are now available to redeem in all stores - here's how to redeem one

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Limited Edition

The 2018 Christmas Coma is coming...

October 31, 2018

Yes we know it's still October, but this is your first warning - the Christmas Coma is back in limited quantities very soon

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Events

Liven Secret Snacks means free Messina for you!

October 22, 2018

For the next 4 weeks, we're got four custom Liven flavours in stores and Liven are giving you free scoops

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Limited Edition

22 October - This Week's New Dish at The Creative Department

October 22, 2018

Every week, Head Chef Remi Talbot comes up with a new creation to add to the menu at the Creative Department.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Breakfast (all day)

October 16, 2018

Our talented chefs are running their own breakfast service, all day, Saturday 3rd November at Rosebery HQ.

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Limited Edition

Caviar Week - Creative Department By Messina

October 12, 2018

During November our caviar centric degustation menu will be touring in Sydney and Melbourne. Very opulent ingredients. Very limited seats. Don't miss out.

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Events

Parramatta Lanes 2018

October 9, 2018

Parramatta Lanes has returned for 2018 with 14 different locations to add to your To Do list.

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Limited Edition

October Shake Specials

October 5, 2018

On the menu this month: Tres Leches and Strawberry Cheeseshake

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Limited Edition

1 Oct - This Week's New Dish at The Creative Department

October 1, 2018

Every week, Head Chef Remi Talbot comes up with a new creation to add to the menu at the Creative Department

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Events

Night Noodle Markets are back for 2018

September 25, 2018

Night Noodle Markets are driving back into town for another year, and this time our menu has gone full Filo.

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Limited Edition

24 Sept - This Week's New Dish at The Creative Department

September 24, 2018

Every week, Head Chef Remi Talbot comes up with a new creation to add to the menu at the Creative Department

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Limited Edition

17 Sept - This Week's New Dish at The Creative Department

September 19, 2018

Every week, we add a new dish to the degustation menu at The Creative Department in Darlinghurst

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Limited Edition

September Shake Specials

September 6, 2018

Every month we’re releasing two shake specials across all stores. Check out which flavours we made this month!

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Events

Smooth Festival of Chocolate 2018

August 27, 2018

We're returning to Smooth Festival of Chocolate with three new exclusive desserts dripping in chocolate, and gelato.

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Limited Edition

Messina Print Socks

August 27, 2018

Socks for Father’s Day…a cliche? Yeah maybe…but what about Messina Print socks? We’ve made a very limited run just in time for this Sunday.

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Events

Free Dulce De Leche With Your Deliveroo x Messina Purchase

August 21, 2018

Get your phones ready, from today until stocks last we’re giving you a jar of our own dulce de leche with any Messina order via Deliveroo.

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Events

Price Increase 2018

August 20, 2018

It's that time again - a few items are going up in price just a bit...sorry! It's not all bad news though - read on as we've got some exciting developments to announce.

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Events

Cherry Blossom Festival 2018

August 14, 2018

Our big bountiful van will be riding on into the Cherry Blossom Festival at the Auburn Botanic Gardens this weekend and next weekend.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Mr Miyagi

August 10, 2018

Mr Miyagi's big debut in Sydney, popping up at Messina Eats this week.

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Gelato Science

Messina Strawberry Farm - Dural NSW

August 7, 2018

We now grow our own strawberries in Dural, NSW with the help of husband and wife team, Tony & Anna.

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Limited Edition

A Fairy Bread Messina Shake Special is Now in Stores

August 1, 2018

Introducing our August Shake Specials. FAIRY BREAD (no explanation needed) and PIECE-A-CAKE. Find out what's in them...

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Gelato Science

Messina Hazelnut Farm - Seymour VIC

August 1, 2018

We're very proud to now be growing our own hazelnuts in Seymour, Victoria. We use them for any of our hazelnut gelato, additions, spreads and toppings.

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Events

Brisbane Night Noodle Markets 2018

July 2, 2018

Brisbane … your time has come! Step right up to Messina’s Japanese Gameshow, exclusively at the Night Noodle Markets.

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Events

Messina App: How to Pay

July 2, 2018

Use the Messina App to pay in store and earn Messina points as you go - Messina Point mean free gelato and other cool things

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Events

Messina App: How to Redeem an Item

July 2, 2018

Earned enough Messina App Points to start reaping the rewards? Here's how you can redeem your points for free gelato and more

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Gelato Science

If you need lots of milk, buy lots of cows

July 1, 2018

All our gelato is now made from our own jersey milk, produced by our herd of cows on our dairy farm in Numurkah. 

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Events

Burning Love: Carriageworks Winter Night Market 2018

June 16, 2018

Get ready to say adios to those winter chills, the Winter Night Market is returning to Carriageworks next Friday night and we'll be cooking over fire!

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Limited Edition

We now do Shake Specials - and there's a Red Velvet one this month!

June 12, 2018

We’ve been doing Messina shakes in all our stores for yonks. BUT have finally decided to make some suped up specials. Here's the first relesse of our monthly specials.

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Events

Sweet As - Brisbane Dessert Festival 2018

June 1, 2018

The Sweet As – Brisbane Dessert Festival will open for the first time, this Sunday.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Florentine

May 23, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our Florentines.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Honeycomb

May 17, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our Honeycomb.

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Events

Messina at HWKR - Plated Desserts

May 15, 2018

It’s our second week at HWKR in Melbourne, and about time you tried our full menu of plated desserts.

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Additions

Messina Additons - Baked Cheescake

May 9, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our Baked Cheesecake.

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Events

Fish Lane - Brisbane 2018

May 2, 2018

We’re popping up at the Fish Lane Festival again next Saturday and we’ll be serving a very special dessert for our punters.

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Collaborations

Messina x Wonderbao Pop Up at HWKR Melbourne

May 2, 2018

Along with our friends at Wonderbao, we’re setting up shop in HWKR for 3 months to bring some of our most mouthwatering creations to Melbourne.

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Messina Eats

Messina Eats: Hoy Pinoy

May 1, 2018

Hoy Pinoy are back at Messina Eats for the third time, check out what they're making

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Limited Edition

Mother's Day - Gelato Chocolates 2018

May 1, 2018

A box of nine handmade gelato bon bons, ready for Mum and the fam to devour.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Anzac Biscuits

April 24, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our own Anzac Biscuits for Anzac Day.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Chocolate Brownies

April 20, 2018

We make everything from scratch in our in-house bakery. Find out how we make our Chocolate Brownies.

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Gelato Science

Can The Real Dulce De Leche Please Stand Up?

April 13, 2018

We can now proudly say we make our own dulce de leche in house at Gelato Messina. Find out about our trip to Argentina and how we learnt to make it.

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Additions

Messina Additions - Our Chocolate Machine

April 6, 2018

Messina’s labour of love has never been so relevant when telling the story of our chocolate making machine. We now make all our own chocolate.

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