CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM

CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM

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Crunchy Rhum

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Gianduia

The intensity of chocolate softened by the delicacy of hazelnut: a clever combination that makes this ice cream taste a perfect dessert.

Did you know that?

The gianduia dough was invented in the early nineteenth century in Piedmont because of the overpriced price of cocoa. Napoleon had blocked the cocoa trade, causing prices to rise dramatically. The Piedmontese chocolatiers thought so, to replace cocoa with hazelnut. A dessert with a more delicate taste was born and soon spread all over the world.

COMBINATIONS

Gianduia – Coffee
Gianduia – Zabaione – Amarena Crunch
Gianduia – Pineapple

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Bacio

The surprise of finding crispy hazelnuts inside an enveloping chocolate cream makes this taste one of the most delicious.

Did you know that?

The first name of the praline now known as “Bacio Perugina” was “cazzotto”. It was Giovanni Buitoni, managing director of Perugina at the time, who changed it into a “kiss”. He says: “How could a customer enter a store and ask, maybe a pretty saleswoman, “Please, a punch?” I took out the sign and put on a new “Baci Perugina”.

COMBINATIONS

Bacio – Hazelnut
Bacio – Yogurt
Bacio – Vanilla Cream – Kinder Bueno

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Orange Chocolate

A perfect combination of flavors in which the sweet strength of chocolate is enhanced by the delicacy of the orange.

Did you know that?

Sicily is the first place in Italy where the orange tree came from China. Sicily is also known for its ancient tradition of chocolate production, the other ingredient of this taste.

COMBINATIONS

Orange Chocolate – Rhum Cream
Orange Chocolate – Baba – Fiordilatte

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Whiskey Chocolate

An intriguing combination: whisky adds a tantalizing note to the intense taste of chocolate.

Did you know that?

The name whisky comes from the Gaelic words uisge beatha, meaning water of life.

COMBINATIONS

Whiskey chocolate – Irish Coffee
Whiskey chocolate – Tiramisu
Whiskey chocolate – Pineapple

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Coconut Chocolate

Chocolate cream with precious Sri Lankan coconut flakes.

Did you know that?

Coconut contains lauric acid, a substance that is also found in breast milk and promotes brain development. Coconut also helps to maintain a healthy immune system and has beneficial effects on the nervous system.

COMBINATIONS

Coconut Chocolate – Orange
Coconut Chocolate – Ginger – Lemon

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Sacher Cakes

A soft chocolate cream blends beautifully with a delicious apricot jam.

Did you know that?

The name “sacher” goes back to to young pastry chef apprentice Franz Sacher. It is said that he had to replace the sick chef in charge of preparing a cake for the Austrian prince Klemens von Metternich. The experiment was so successful that Franz had to prepare the cake for all Austrian dignitaries.

COMBINATIONS

Sacher Cakes – Vanilla Cream – Palm Hazelnut
Sacher Cakes – Ginger
Sacher Cakes – Meringue

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Strawberry Chocolate

Juicy strawberries wrapped in velvety chocolate

Did you know that?

Chocolate and strawberries are an energetic mix and rich in properties, able to protect the body from viruses and to contribute to the improvement of mood.

COMBINATIONS

Strawberry Chocolate – Sparkling Wine
Strawberry Chocolate – Yogurt
Strawberry Chocolate – Pistachio Cream – Fiordilatte

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Rochè

Ferrero Rocher praline is wrapped in a golden wrapper to underline its preciousness. This is the taste of ice cream, which hides a treasure trove of delicacies inside: creamy chocolate and crispy hazelnuts.

Did you know that?

The hazelnut contains a high percentage of oleic acid. The latter is an excellent “sweeper” of cholesterol and triglycerides, helping to carry out a preventive and protective action against heart disease.

COMBINATIONS

Rochè – Bronte Pistachio – Tiramisu
Rochè – Millefoglie – Peach

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Extra Dark

The best cocoa for a thick, creamy chocolate.

Did you know that?

Chocolate stimulates the production of serotonin and therefore has an exciting and antidepressant effect on the nervous system. Serotonin, in fact, is a hormone produced by the brain that determines good mood.

COMBINATIONS

Dark Chocolate – Banana
Dark Chocolate – Coffee – Biscuit

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Milk chocolate

Creamy and delicious chocolate, which adapts to countless combinations.

Did you know that?

Milk is particularly suitable for the proper development of bones and teeth. It promotes blood clotting and provides, especially for those who burn many calories, the energy needed to perform physical activities.

COMBINATIONS

Milk Chocolate – Duplo
Cioccolato al Latte – Mars – Creme Caramel

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Mozart

Velvety gianduia cream that covers the marzipan paste.

Did you know that?

The famous “Mozart balls” that inspired this ice cream taste were first created by Paul Fürst in Salzburg in 1884.

COMBINATIONS

Mozart – Sicilian Cassata
Mozart – Almonds and Honey
Mozart – Coconut – Strawberry

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Palm Truffle

The chocolate cream is enhanced by the refined flavour of the black cherry sauce.

Did you know that?

Truffles are a creation of Nadia Maria Petruccelli, pastry chef of Chambery in the service of Antoine Dufour, former chocolate maker of Napoleon III. It is said that, having run out of raw materials, he improvised with waste products a cake with the irregular shape of the Piedmontese mushroom. Truffles became famous when, in the early 1900s, Dufour opened his own chocolate shop in London, and began to sell them.

COMBINATIONS

Palm Truffle – Variegated Amarena
Palm Truffle – Meringue
Truffle Palma – Limoncello

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Chocolate Amaretto

Chocolate Amaretto

Did you know that?

The pastry known as “amaretto” is a cake made of almond paste. The origins of this pasta, also known as Royal pasta dates back to the 11th century. The monks of the Martorana convent in Palermo combined water, sugar and almonds to create a prodigious mixture.

COMBINATIONS

Chocolate Amaretto – Peach
Chocolate Amaretto – Sicilian Cassata – Nutella