Baci di Cherasco
A Piedmont Delicacy with Hazelnuts and Chocolate.
In almost every small town in northern Italy there is a biscuit or chocolate that goes by the name “Baci di ...”, i.e. “kisses from ...”. Worthy of attention is the following delicacy from the small Piedmontese town of Cherasco. Its basis: hazelnuts from the variety “Tonda Gentile delle Langhe” (i.e. the “round noble [nut] from the Langhe region”), the highly aromatic queen of hazelnuts. The manufacturer applies a gentle roasting process in wood-fired ovens; then the hazelnuts are coarsely crushed and mixed with exquisitely tasting bitter chocolate, flavoured with a little vanilla. The resulting chocolate delicacies taste intensely of hazelnuts, cocoa and a little of coffee. They come from the “Confetteria e Pasticcheria Barbero”, founded in 1881. Barbero, still located in Cherasco, has the chocolates handmade and passionately produced according to the traditional Piedmontese art of confectionery.
Notes and ingredients:
cocoa, sugar, hazelnuts , cocoa butter, butter , natural vanilla, soy lecithin .
Can contain traces of milk , wheat and other nut ingredients.
Store in cool and dry place.
Origin or provenance:
Food business operator responsible for the comestible goods:
Barbero Cioccolato srl
Corso Luigi Einaudi 38/e
Province of Cuneo
|Nutritional values per||100 g|
|Calorific value||2484,19 kJ / 598,4 kcal|
|hereof saturated fatty acids||13,05 g|
|hereof sugar||33,09 g|
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