An old advertising gianduiotto

An old advertising gianduiotto

All we know them and all, I think, I go crazy, but how much do we really know of gianduiotti, exquisite Italian chocolates in the shape of upturned boat unmistakable taste?

Looking here and there on the books and magazines I found it the origins: gianduiotto” is the name of the company Caffarel Prochet He assigned to a chocolate created for the first time at the fantastic Fair Torino in the far 1865, made with a paste made of typically Piedmontese hazelnuts, the chocolate gianduja, just.

The name was derived from the popular folk theater mask Gianduia, funny character and seemingly a bit 'tonto, It depicted on the first and now historical map of the chocolate itself (Photo gives: notizie.it).