we just got a gelato chef 2500, which came with a recipe book. we just made pistachio from the following recipe:
finely crush nuts w/ sugar, add eggs (whisk everything til thick), cream, milk, liquer, stir, and pour the mixture into the gelato maker bowl. run for 25min.
results were excellent. all recipes in the book are similarly uncooked.
however, looking online for a vanilla bean recipe, and futher searching this site, gelato recipes appear to always have a heating element.
would someone please explain if one way is more or less correct, and why? i understand that cooking will render the raw egg more safe. but i'm thinking there has to be more to it. these uncooked recipes seem too easy (with pleasing results).