Title : CIOCCOLATO CHE PASSIONE!
A book dedicated to the food of the gods
Maker of product: Gian Marco Mazzanti
n° pages: 64
The successful series “I quaderni del mangiar sano” could not be without a title dedicated to the “food of the gods”. Once again, 50 recipes with the mouth-watering treat par excellence which continues it centuries-old conquest of young and old. “Your Majesty, look what I have brought!!!”. With these words, returning from his journey to the New World, Hernàn Cortés laid the brown cocoa beans at the feet of king of Spain Charles V, without ever imagining that he was beginning a commercial undertaking of enormous proportions. It was the year 1527. Centuries later, chocolate continues to conquer young and old alike, conveying sweetness and, at the same time, vigorous energy. “If chocolate be the food of love …, then let’s eat!”, to paraphrase William Shakespeare. Undisputed leader of delicacies precisely for its wealth of aromas and fragrances, with every bite, chocolate transforms the intensity of its smell into a unique and inimitable taste experience, as if by magic. It is precisely for its aromatic wealth that chocolate lends itself to being savoured alone or with coffee, several distillates like Rum or Armagnac or liqueur wines like Barolo Chinato and aged Marsala. Chocolate, however, works miracles when used as an ingredient in a number of recipes, giving its best in cakes, ice creams, custard and, with its “binding” capability, even in salty dishes like salmi, game-based sauces, and several regional dishe