Chocolate

Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 11/15/2019 - 00:00
‘Tis the season for chocolate. As Italy enters fall, chocolate festivals open across the country and continue into the spring. Italians love chocolate (except…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/11/2018 - 09:50
Autumn is here, and with it the products typical of the season which, in Italy, are celebrated at the numerous ‘sagre,’ ‘fiere’, ‘feste’, - food festivals in…
Culture
by Francine Segan | Fri, 08/31/2018 - 04:55
Chocolate’s history, beginning with its "discovery," is uniquely tied to Italy, responsible for many chocolate firsts.  Chocolate’s journey to the Old World…
Food + Wine
by Carla Passino | Wed, 04/01/2015 - 07:48
The story of chocolate in Italy has the glamour of court life, the ring of horse hooves beating fast on cobbled street, the dim lights and wooden panelling of…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 02:00
Chocolate lovers, brace yourselves for 10 days of absolute chocolate feasting: the annual Eurochocolate Festival returns to Perugia for its 21st edition. The…
by Anonymous (not verified) | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 09:30
Italy has a long tradition of chocolate making, with famous and historic chocolatiers located in cities such as Turin, Perugia and Modica.One of Italy’s most…
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 10:53
If you can't attend Perugia's Eurochocolate this year, or any of the other chocolate festivals planned in Italy over the next months, we hope you enjoy our…
by Carol King | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 08:49
words by Carol King American rock star Bruce Springsteen was thrilled when he received a guitar-shaped slab of Modica chocolate. Created by a Sicilian…
Food + Wine
by Carol King | Tue, 03/05/2013 - 05:26
A Sicilian chocolate maker is set to create the most expensive chocolate in the world using a rare substance secreted by sperm whales.The newspaper ‘Corriere…