Tuesday, 22 December 2015 6:00

Crazy for cocoa!

Napoleone Bonaparte, in love with chocolate

It's no a secret that the discovery of chocolate was a real revolution of the palate.

With its unique and unique taste, over the years, he won men and women with no geographical and personal limitation.

However, not everyone will know that some of the brave captains and daring fighters of... Continua a leggere

Monday, 7 December 2015 6:00

Gay Odin among the great chocolate Italian for "Gambero Rosso"

Gambero Rosso review

"The gastronomic tradition of Naples is one of the richest and most representative of Made in Italy. Here, the chocolate Gay Odin brings up the name of the chocolate according to the Italian family recipes. "

It is with these beautiful words that the famous magazine Gambero... Continua a leggere

Tuesday, 1 December 2015 6:00

The legend of Christmas Panettone

Mysterious tales under the Christmas tree

Every self-respecting celebration has its traditional cake.

The Christmas table, for example, is prepared with between candles and glittering decorations, different varieties of confectionery but, over all, stand Pandoro and panettone.

Not everyone knows, however, that around... Continua a leggere

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 6:00

Perfect skin with cocoa

A beauty's ally

Cocoa, besides being loved for its many uses confectionery, is among the main natural remedies beauty: with this ingredient so simple, in fact, the skin can reap incredible benefits.

In particular, if the cocoa is used as the main element for masks, scrubs and peels can... Continua a leggere

Monday, 16 November 2015 6:00

How old is the cocoa tree?

Ancient origins of cocoa tree

Some researchers have revealed the ancient origins of the cacao tree, the one from which we get a treat so loved as that of chocolate.

The study showed for the first time that the cocoa tree, Theobroma cacao - is far older than the other Amazonian plants: according to the... Continua a leggere

Friday, 30 October 2015 6:00

The legend of Dead's Nougat

A long history

Culinary custom of commemorating the dead with a dish of ritual has consolidated a bit 'all over the Italian territory.

Puglia, for example, preparing the table is used with water, bread and wine, while in Sicily children receive sweets as gifts.

In Campania, tradition... Continua a leggere