HOLIDAY CUCIDATI TRUFFLES

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HOLIDAY CUCIDATI TRUFFLES

21.00

In Southern Italy, cookies are ubiquitous with the Holiday season.  Traditional cookies are baked in every home and visitors would never show up for a Holiday visit without a festive tray of cookies.  The Cucidati truffle takes it's inspiration from a Sicilian fig cookie of the same name.  The cookie wraps a spiced fig filling with tender pastry and it's this same filling of figs, fragrant allspice and cinnamon, candied orange peel, honey and raisins that forms the basis for a rich ganache hand rolled in 61% dark chocolate, finished in pure cocoa powder. The recipe for the original cookies has been handed down through generations and Master Chocolatier Amy Jo produces these special treats once a year during the holidays as an homage to her Sicilian Heritage.

Holiday Gift Option:  12-piece bag ($21)

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In honor of Grandma Di Martino & Vitale Family:    The Sicilian Cucidati Cookie is a 100+ year old family recipe from Amy Jo's Great, Great Grandfather Giuseppe Vitale who immigrated to Madison, Wi around 1910 from Palermo, Italy.  He owned and operated a bakery in Madison until Prohibition ended and then reopened as a restaurant/bar. 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

  • Ingredients:   Dark chocolate, organic cream, Massey wildflower honey, mission figs, candied orange peels, raisins, organic butter, cinnamon, allspice, cocoa powder;  dark chocolate cocoa solids 61% minimum, Venezuelan single bean origin, fair trade.
  • Allergens:  Milk and soy (as an emulsifier in chocolate).
  • Shelf Life:  2 Weeks; product contains no preservatives or additives.
  • Net Weight: 6-pieces: 2.8 oz (80 g); 12-pieces: 5.6 oz (160 g).
  • Manufactured: Product is manufactured by Valenza Chocolatier, Inc. at The Hood Kitchen Space in Costa Mesa; a CA approved commercial kitchen facility that handles tree nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, milk, wheat and soy.