Lonzetta di Fico Covered by Dark Chocolate
The Lonzetta di Fico covered by Dark Chocolate is an extremely special dessert: a jewel of the Marche tradition enhanced by an exquisite dark chocolate glaze. A unique product made with sweet figs, almonds, walnuts, rum and anise, all ground and wrapped in chocolate glaze shaped into a characteristic form as Lonza. A true delicacy perfect to be combined with a tablespoon of Sapa and a Passito sweet wine, for an end meal by real demanding people.
Type: Lonzetta di Fico Covered by Chocolate
Producer: Cioccolateria Mencarelli
Made in: Marche (Italia)
Net Weight: 150 g
Classic recipe of the rural tradition of the Marche, made with dried figs after the harvest in late September, mixed with other ingredients such as almonds, walnuts, rum and anise, to form a dough that is wrapped in chocolate, so take the characteristic shape of Lonza. This dessert is the result of local tradition, when in the Marche countryside, particularly in Vallesina, figs were cultivated in abundance, often maturing at the same time, just before the harvest, they had to be collected and stored to last through the winter. It is an idea of Cioccolateria Mencarelli to propose this dessert also covered by dark chocolate.
Cioccolateria Mencarelli was born from the will of the Master Chocolatier Paolo Mencarelli to reinvent chocolate as valuable raw material. Starting from Castelplanio, in the heart of the Alta Vallesina Valley, Paolo Mencarelli and has looked for the best cocoa beans, which comes from South America and Madagascar, and refining his technique of chocolate maker, managed to create a new combinations and unexpected interpretations; he has made fine pralines and confectionery specialties made from pure chocolate, improving with Mediterranean flavours the chocolate tradition of the Marche.
Ingredients: dried figs (62%), cocoa paste, cooked must, almonds, walnut, sugar, cocoa butter, aniseed, rum, aniseed liqueur, emulsifier: soy lecithin, vanilla extract. Allergens: soya and derivatives, almonds, walnut. It may contain traces of: dried nuts, milk and derivatives, peanut, sesame, gluten. Nutritional values for 100g: Energy 385Kcal/1615Kj, Carbohydrates 52,2g (of which sugar 39,5g), Fats 14,8g (of which satured fatty acids 6,6g) Dietary fiber 8,6g, Proteins 5,5g, Salt 0,045g
General Information: Lonzetta di Fico is delicious tasted au natural, anyway, to savour all the nuances, you can pair it with Sapa, which make stand out its sweetness or, for lovers of sweet and sour, with a slice of medium aged cheese. How to eat: Cut the Lonzetta di Fico into slices not too thin and consume it in the manner you prefer. Once opened, it should be kept in the refrigerator.